“Saudade”Featured show by Brazilian artist Fer CaggianoLocation: Lowcountry Artists Gallery, 148 East Bay Street, Charleston, SCWhen: September 1-30, 2019Reception: September 13th, 5-8pm 10% of profits are being donated to a reforestation project in Brazil Saudade is a show inspired by the artist’s home country: Brazil. For this show Fer has decided to share the beauty … Continue reading SAUDADE – September featured show
Once again I have been selected by the Mount Pleasant Culture, Arts & Pride Commission to have my art displayed at the Town Hall. The reception was held on August 22nd with Mayor Haynie. All artists got to take photos with him and feel like a celebrity for some moments of fame. Being this the … Continue reading Town Hall Art Program Aug-Dec 2019
To celebrate my upcoming featured show SAUDADE at the Lowcountry Artists Gallery, I am sharing this classic Brazilian Drink recipe. A classic caipirinha is made with “cachaça” and if you are to buy one, I recommend getting a good quality bottle. Otherwise, you may use vodka (I actually prefer this version). The trick to make … Continue reading Caipirinha Recipe
Have you ever walked into a room and thought it needed a revamp? Some extra life? Most likely it crossed your mind that the walls could do with a new color, or perhaps change the furniture? So much work there, isn't it? Did it occur to you that adding a piece of Art can change … Continue reading Set the vibe to a space by adding Art
Painting outdoors has always been fascinating to me. I love capturing the vibe from a place I visit and nothing better then sketching from life to truly get the energy of a subject. After I became a mom my time has just not worked out the same as before. I don't seem to be able … Continue reading Plein Air x Studio
Dear friends, when I attended the "talk with the juror" at the City Gallery, I thought we would hear the amazing Arianne King tell us about the art on display. After a brief introduction she actually invited the present artists to talk about the work. We walked around the gallery an listened to some very … Continue reading My Speech at the City Gallery
During the famous Spoleto Festival in Charleston, the City Gallery holds a special juried exhibition, and guess what? I got juried in! Surprise, surprise... my strong rebellious piece "I don't give a f*ck" was the one chosen to show. Some people say Charleston is quite conservative and this is the reason why I created this … Continue reading City Gallery
Reference View for the Commission Last month I was approached to work on a commissioned piece for a 60th birthday celebration gift. My client sent me a photo she took and that her husband - the birthday boy - wanted printed. Instead, she decided I could make it even more special by creating a painting … Continue reading Wild Dunes Commissioned Art
Twenty years ago, I was a young student at the Art Students League in NYC, determined to become a successful artist. Considering I went to Marketing & Advertising University instead (I didn’t believe I could be successful as an artist in Brazil), I felt like I had to make up for lost time. Ever since I was … Continue reading Did you know I used to be a Portrait Artist?
Well, first I need to explain that this was his first trip to NYC while for me, it was a work trip to a place I used to live. Two days before my flight, he sent me a message asking if I was in the USA yet. We had been friends for a few years … Continue reading Would you ever guess where I took my husband on our first date?