Lustrous Lines: Contemporary Metalpoint Drawings is an exhibition of work by forty-three artists from the US, UK, and Australia. Included in the show, which opens at the Morris Graves Museum of Art (Eureka, CA) November 21 and continues through January 3, 2016, is Sherry Camhy’s Study of a Young Woman and Wendy Shalen’s Cycle.
Thomas Torak’s A Morning Walk won the Allied Artists of America Award at the American Artists Professional League 87th Grand National Exhibition. The exhibition, on now at the Salmagundi Club (New York, NY), continues through November 20.
Six figure drawings by Sherry Camhy are part of a four-day pop-up exhibition, A Celebration of Life Drawing, at the Jay Gould Townhouse (179 Sullivan Street). The show, curated by computer artist Jeff Weiner, also includes paintings by Janet A. Cook and John Wellington, the sculptures of Leah Poller, and Weiner’s own digital images. Everyone who attends the event is welcome to sketch from three live models. Sketching is available on November 13 and 14, 5 to 7 p.m. and November 15, 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibition is open November 13 and 14, 1 to 8 p.m. and November 15, 1 to 6 p.m. Images of the event and exhibited works can be viewed at TheGreatNude.tv.
Firing Earth is a solo exhibition of ceramics by Japanese-born Yasumitsu Morito, who teaches ceramics at the Art Students League. The exhibition, which opened October 14, continues at RESOBOX Gallery (41-26 27th Street, Long Island City) through November 7.
David A Leffel received a Gold Medal from the Oil Painters of America (OPA) at their recent National Exhibition and another Gold Medal at the Virtuosos Show, held at the Salmagundi Club this past fall. Starting November 11, Leffel will be exhibiting in Still Life and Florals at the John Pence Gallery (San Francisco, CA), followed by a second group show there, Figures and Interiors, opening November 20. At Gallery 1261, in Denver, Colorado, Leffel will participate in two simultaneous group shows: the Renassance of Realism and Windows to the Divine. The shows open November 13 and continue through December 5, 2015. Finally, on November 13, Leffel will be speaking at the Denver Art Museum, part of the Renaissance of Realism National Symposium.