New Exhibit: The 17th Annual Faces Juried Online International Art Exhibition has accepted five of my pieces for inclusion in the show. Three pieces received 'Special Recognition'. Click on the following link to access the exhibition:
Click on ke-S, scroll down to Helen Norsigian Rowles
The February 2015 issue of The Pastel Journal along with Blick Art Supply is featuring a pastel piece of mine titled "Still Life for Sue" on the back cover.
New Exhibit:"Balance", a juried exhibit at The Herberger Theater is showing "Leaf #2", a new graphite piece. The show runs through March 2, 2014.
New Exhibit: The Shemer Art Center is currently having a showing titled MicroDwell and MicroArt focusing on the concept of reducing our carbon footprint. Architects were invited to design and build living structures of 600 square feet or less and artists were invited to submit artwork, 12"x12" or less, to coincide with the event. I have five new colored pencil on wood pieces featured in my Still Life Gallery (Fruit Landscape series). The show runs through March 23, 2014. Please click on the following link and scroll down to 'MicroArt Exhibition' for more information: http://www.shemerartcenter.org
New Exhibit: Mesa Arts Center is currently showing "M8K Marks Exhibition of Past and Current Faculty" from January 24 through April 27, 2014. "Tea Time", a colored pencil piece and "Mother Hummingbird", a mixed media piece, are both included in the exhibition. Please click on the following link for further information:
New Exhibit: Myself and two other artists are having a group showing at The Mesa Country Club beginning this week. Six pieces from the 'In My World' series will be featured in the exhibit. More information to come~
Award: I recently received The Women in the Arts Recognition Award from the Daughters of the American Revolution Grand Canyon Chapter, 2013. Thank you to my nominees for initiating this wonderful award!
New Online Exhibit: "Armenitas" was accepted into the Colored Pencil Society of America "Explore This 9" annual online exhibit. Here is the link to see some different uses of colored pencil.
New Exhibit:One Woman Exhibition at the Casa Grande Art Museum January 11 - February 8, 2013. featuring 38 pieces.Opening reception will be held on Friday, January 18th from 5:00-7:00.
Continuing: My 2013 Spring classes at Mesa Arts Center start the week of January 22nd. I have four drawing classes available and if you are interested in taking one of my classes, please feel free to contact me, call the Mesa Arts Center for registration (480-644-6523) or visit their website at www.mesaartscenter.com. Feel free to contact me with any questions.
New Exhibit: Tempe Center for the Arts kicked off its fall season with its five year anniversary celebration exhibition: Juried Biennial: Wood. I am honored to have two of my colored pencil on wood pieces included in the showing which runs through January 5, 2013. A panel discussion will be held which includes several of the artist participants on November 1, 2012 from 6-8 P.M at the gallery located at 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281. This is a free event and open to the public. Here is the link. Click on "About the Exhibition" for a listing of the artists as well as their bios. http://www.tempe.gov/index.aspx?page=661
New Exhibit: The Upstream People Gallery in Omaha, Nebraska has accepted four of my pieces into their 14th Annual Contemporary Art Online International Art Exhibition which runs through April 30, 2013. Please click on the link below to view the show.
Upcoming Event: Jerry's Artarama art supply stores periodically hold national competitions, often specific to a particular brand or medium, featuring the winners on their website. Three of my pieces were awarded Honorable Mentions in two categories: Colored Pencil and Pastel - my two passions! I will provide the link to these galleris as soon as they become available. Thank you to Jerry's for the gift card prizes!
New Work: Take a look at a couple of new "galleries" featuring some new work. These both consist of a small series of work - a format I like to work with. Please check out the "In My World" gallery and "Wonders of the World" gallery.
Gem at ASU: A wonderful student-run gallery is located at the Tempe campus of Arizona State Unversity! Three of my pieces were included in an exhibition titled "Utopian Dreams". It was a short but sweet showing and great to meet the new artists coming through the fine art program. Here is a link to their website: http://art.asu.edu/gallery/step/
Thanks: There is a wonderful gallery in the heart of downtown Mesa called Sundust Gallery. Owner, Ron Floyd, does a great job promoting artists in the area by providing a professional, supportive space for juried shows, a gift shop, and featured artists. I recently sold four of my colored pencil pieces that were included in the "Rhythmic Sensation" show this past April. Take a look at the gallery!http://www.sundustgallery.com to Sundust Gallery in Mesa, AZ !
Archive: Three pieces have been accepted into the Herberger Theater's "The Poetry of the Arizona Landscape" juried exhibit beginning June 1st and running through August 12th. This exhibit will be held at the University Club Phoenix, 39 East Monte Vista, Phoenix, with the opening reception being held on June 3rd from 5:30-7:00.
Archive: The Superstition Review, an online literary magazine at Arizona State University, will feature my work in the Spring 2011 publication, due out 5/4/2011. The magazine publishes two times per year, in the Spring and Fall, and features both literary and visual art work. Here is the link, then click on "art": http://www.superstitionreview.com