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Online Critique Group | Broadcasts and Archive

Welcome to Xanadu Gallery and Art Business Academy’s Online Critique Group.

In each Critique Group meeting, we will examine a member artist’s artwork. We will review the quality and consistency of the work, talk about strengths and weaknesses in the work itself, and discuss the pricing and marketability of the submitted artwork. This is an opportunity for the featured artist to get feedback on his/her art and art career, and for everyone participating to gain insights into what makes great art.

Participation in the group is completely free, and you can either join our meetings live from your computer or mobile device during the broadcast, or watch the recording after the broadcast is completed. Just return to this page at broadcast start time to join live, or come back to this page anytime and scroll down to view archived recordings of past sessions.


 

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Next Session Wednesday, September 22, 2021 

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Provide Feedback About the Featured Artwork

You can provide feedback about the artwork using the form below. If you join us in the live broadcast, you will also have an opportunity to provide impressions and feedback during the broadcast.

 

Broadcast Start Time by Time Zone

Broadcasts are held on Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. Pacific daylight time.

Pacific Time 9:00 AM  
Arizona 9:00 AM  
Mountain 10:00 AM  
Central 11:00 AM  
Eastern 12:00 PM  
     
Alaska 8:00 AM  
Hawaii 6:00 AM  
     
London 5:00 PM  
UTC 4:00 PM  
Berlin 6:00 PM  
Sydney, AUS 2:00 AM (Thursday)

 

Submit Your Art for Review in a Future Online Critique Group Session

Would you like to have your art reviewed in a future broadcast? Submit your art by clicking here.

Please note that due to the volume of submissions we receive, we are not able to feature every artist who submits their work for review.

 

Archive of Past Broadcasts

 

Video of past broadcasts will appear here shortly after the live broadcast ends

2021-09-15

Ask Me Anything Session

Resources for this Session

Blog post on titling your artwork

“Starving” to Successful Power Course

 

2021-09-08 No Broadcast

 

2021-09-01

Featured Artists September 1st, Edward Hopper

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Seven A.M.
Medium: Oil
Size: 30″ x 40″
Price: 

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Second Story Sunlight
Medium: Oil
Size: 40″ x 50″
Price:

 



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Artwork Informaiton

Title: Dead Tree and Side of Lombard House
Medium: Watercolor
Size: 20″ x 28″
Price: 

 



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Title

Title: Intermission
Medium: Oil
Size: 40″ x 60″
Price: 

 



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Artwork Information: 

Title: Western Motel
Medium: Oil
Size: 30″ x 50″
Price: 

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Resources for Sept. 1 Session

Transcript of Smithsonian Interview

Excerpt of interview recording:

 

 

 

2021-08-25

Featured Artist August 25: Kari Feuer, Leland NC

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Waterway
Medium: Oil on linen
Size: 36×36
Price: 3300.

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Daybreak
Medium: Oil/linen
Size: 30×34
Price: 2400.

 



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Artwork Informaiton

Title: The Roaming Light
Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 24×36
Price: 2300.

 



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Title

Title: Soft Afternoon
Medium: Oil on linen
Size: 15×23
Price: 1000.

 



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Artwork Information: 

Title: Marsh Clouds
Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 12×12
Price: 600.

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What Questions Would you Like to Have Answered About Your Art During a Review Session? Do these seem too disparate?  Does my work hang together as a body of work?  Any strong preferences for direction?  How important is it to be showing only the local landscape in a gallery (local in regard to the show).  Please note:  Image #3 is not loading–I can send separately in needed.
What is Your Website Address (Optional) www.karifeuer.com

 

2021-08-18

August 18 – Ask Me Anything!

 

2021-08-11

Featured Artist August 11: Tanis Bula, Colorado

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Mixed Flower Surprise
Medium: watercolor
Size: 19×20
Price: 1500.

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Mixed Peonies II
Medium: watercolor
Size: 19×19
Price: 1500.

 



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Artwork Informaiton

Title: Poppy in Sunlight
Medium: watercolor
Size: 20×20
Price: 1500.

 



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Title

Title: Lilies in Light
Medium: watercolor
Size: 20×20
Price: 1200.

 



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Artwork Information: 

Title: Iris with Bud
Medium: watercolor
Size: 19×20
Price: 1500.

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What Questions Would you Like to Have Answered About Your Art During a Review Session? I would like to know about my pricing – too high, too low?

I would like to know if watercolor paintings will sell in galleries? How do I find the galleries? Internet?

How do you ship framed paintings out of state? Seems so expensive to ship a number of framed paintings.

In galleries before, they will hang  one or two to show and but then want several to put in  behind the scenes in storage. Anything I could do about this? I understand gallery view but seems unfair to have paintings where no one sees them.

Plexiglass vs glass in framing for galleries?

 

2021-08-04

Featured Artist August 4th Frank Trocino, Austin, TX

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Bedroom Window
Medium: Mixed Media
Size: 20″ X 20″
Price: 795.00

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Summer Gala
Medium: Mixed Media
Size: 24″ X 30″
Price: 1495.00

 



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Artwork Informaiton

Title: Free Town
Medium: Mixed Media
Size: 30″ X 24″
Price: 1495.00

 



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Title

Title: Chaos Theory
Medium: Mixed Media
Size: 24″ X 30″
Price: 1495.00

 



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Artwork Information: 

Title: Cubist Contentment
Medium: Mixed Media
Size: 30″ X 24″
Price: 1495.00

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What Questions Would you Like to Have Answered About Your Art During a Review Session? My main questions is about finding my audience. I have no clue who they might be for my couples work. The architectural pieces are easier – interior designers, architects, builders, etc would seem obvious, but I’m really stuck on the couples series – newlyweds? love addicts? Sargent Peppers Lonely Hearts Club?

I’m about ready to embark on a gallery hunting trip. I have a list of just over 100 galleries in Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Austin. All within a 3 hour road trip. My question is, should I send an email first and then an in-person visit or just one or the other? Also, if I get a response from the email that they aren’t looking for new artists, should I do an in-parson visit anyway?
What is Your Website Address (Optional) www.franktroartist.com

 

2021-07-28 – No Broadcast

 

2021-07-21

Ask Me Anything Session

 

2021-07-14

Featured Artist July 14, Chris Forrest, Brigantine, NJ

 

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: It’s MY Stump
Medium: Oil
Size: 20×16”
Price: 1750

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Winter Visitors
Medium: Oil
Size: 14×24”
Price: 1950

 



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Artwork Information

Title: Hazy Morning Hangout
Medium: Oil
Size: 16×20”
Price: 1750

 



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Title

Title: Low Country Swans
Medium: Oil
Size: 16×12”
Price: 1250

 



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Artwork Information: 

Title: Fancy Flying
Medium: Oil
Size: 11×24”
Price: 1550

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What Questions Would you Like to Have Answered About Your Art During a Review Session? Your strategy thoughts & advice: I’m attempting multiple paths, learn to paint again in a new environment-coastal, create a body of work, test the waters with national competitions i.e. OPA, NOAPS etc, ( lots of humbling declines but a couple of encouraging hits)come up to speed enough market wise/social media to be credible, work on fleshing out my new web site, this is a pretty gallery sparse area and at some point I need to work on gallery exposure somewhere . As I’m writing this todo list allow me to emphasize I’m having fun and really enjoying challenges (most of the time). And remind myself I’m the new kid in a lot of this.
What is Your Website Address (Optional) chrisforrestart.com

 

2021-07-07

 

Featured Artist July 7, Carollyne Sinclaire, Oliver, BC

 

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Urban Sunflower
Medium: Oil
Size: 24 X 24″
Price: $965.

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: September Sunflower
Medium: Oil
Size: 24 X 24 X 1.5″
Price: $900

 



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Artwork Informaiton

Title: Joy Dispenser
Medium: Acrylic
Size: 9 X 12 X 1.5″
Price: $300

 



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Title

Title: In the Peach Orchard
Medium: Acrylic
Size: 20 X 30 X 1.5″
Price: $1000

 



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Artwork Information: 

Title: Afternoon Ritual
Medium: Acrylic
Size: 8 X 10 X 1.5″
Price: $240

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What Questions Would you Like to Have Answered About Your Art During a Review Session? Is my work of sufficient quality to have representation in a gallery?  If not, how might I improve my work in the future?  
What is Your Website Address (Optional) www.PocketDesertPainter.com
 

 

2021-06-02 – 2021-06-30 No Broadcasts – Summer Hiatus

 

2021-05-26

 

2021-05-19 No Broadcast Due to the Great Xanadu Flood of ’21

 

2021-05-12

Featured Artists May 12 – Heiko Weiner, Houston, TX

 

The Artwork

   
 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Mesa Natives
Medium: Wood, Stone (Turquoise)
Size: 11″ x 10″ x 11″
Price: $2,620

 



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Artwork Information:

Title: Butterflies
Medium: Wood
Size: 16″ x 14″ x 16″
Price: $4,210

 



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Artwork Informaiton

Title: Desert Steps
Medium: Wood
Size: 16″ x 15″ x 16″
Price: $4,550

 



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Title

Title: A Bowl with no Name
Medium: Wood, Stone (Turquoise)
Size: 16″ x 13″ x 16″
Price: $3,950

 



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Artwork Information: 

Title: Gravity
Medium: Wood, Stone (Jaspers)
Size: 23″ x 23″
Price: $550

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Artist’s Website

https://www.hwrwood.com

Requested Feedback From Artist

I am interested in feedback on (1) my approach to pricing, (2) an evaluation of the general quality and esthetics of my art work and, (3) some recommendations on potential audiences and overall marketability.

 

2021-05-05

Featured Artists May 5: Sherie Harkins, Tiverton, RI

 

Oh no! Due to a technical error, our recording of this session is unavailable. We deeply regret the issue, and are sorry not to be able to share this session in our archive. Thanks to everyone who joined us for the live session. We believe we have resolved the issue that lead to this error and expect all future sessions to be available as recordings.

 

 

The Art

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Title: Softening in the Light of Forgiveness
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 30 x 40″
Price: 3200.

Title: Shift Six.Rest
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 24 x 36″
Price: 2600.

Title: Rising on the Breath of Heaven
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 30 x 30″
Price: 1800.

Title: Before the Angel
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 24 x 24″
Price: 1800.

Title: Poured Out
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 16 x 20″
Price: 900.

Presentation

 

Artist’s Website

https://www.sherieharkins.com/

 

Requested Feedback from Artist

Grateful for advice on marketability and any other general feedback.

 

 

2021-04-28

 

 

Featured Artists April 28: Joe Cibere, Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society

We’re going to take this week’s discussion in a bit of a different direction as we discuss finding consistency in work that covers a broad array of subjects, the marketability of watercolors, the benefits of teaching, and what signature status in national art organizations can mean for an artist’s career.

 

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Presentation

Artist’s Website

https://www.joeciberewatercolors.com/

2021-04-21

Ask Me Anything Session

 

2021-04-14

Featured Artist April 14: Santana Star, Aptos, CA

Artwork


Title: Hawiian Bouquet
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 40 x 30
Price: 2500

Title: Wild Waves
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 24 x 30
Price: 1500

Title: Path to the Mountain
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 18 x 24
Price: $950


Title: Crossing Waves
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 18 X 24
Price: $950

Title: Spiral Beauty
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 20 X 16
Price: $650

Presentation

Website

https://santana-star.pixels.com/

Requested Feedback From the Featured Artist

“My big question is pricing? I follow the formula of multiplying the ht by the width times 2. I had to lower my prices to fit the market of a Coop Gallery and a restaurant I was showing in and Etsy. Also I love to paint nature landscapes, mountains, forests, gardens and flowers I have several flower oil paintings which I am going to call a Floral Collection.”

 

2021-04-07

Featured Artist April 7: Patricia Pope, Oviedo, FL

 

Artwork

Title: Rhapsody In Blue
Medium: Silk painting /dyes/quilted
Size: 35.5″X36″ Display case
Price: $ 2,000,00

Title: Breathe
Medium: Silk painting with dyes
Size: 34″ X 34″
Price: $ 1500.00

Title: Poppy for Remembrance
Medium: Silk painting with dyes
Size: 23″ X 24 1/4″
Price: $ 1200.00

Title: Patti’s Poppy Lamp
Medium: Silk painting with dye
Size: 19″ Tall/8″ round
Price: $ 750.00

Title: Pecan Tree at Sunset
Medium: Silk Wall Hanging
Size: 32″ X 40″
Price: $ 750.00

Presentation

 

Requested Feedback from Featured Artist

How best to present art for selling?

 

 

2021-03-31 No Broadcast

 

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