SouthHouse Studio: the art and writing of...Artist directory :: SouthHouse Studio: the art and writing of Barbara Rizza...
Capturing the beauty of the extrodinary and the everyday in art and literature. Painting, printmaking, poetry. Writing about the arts and travel.
Philosophy/Statement : "The diverse cultures of the world have always been my inspiration. I believe it is important to know our world—the whole world— and the people in it. By experiencing other places and customs, we put our own life into context and gain a deeper appreciation of all lives. I believe travel makes history and art, literature and architecture real. It helps us see the beauty of everyday life everywhere. As we appreciate cultural differences, we also learn that basically all people, everywhere are the same."
Education/Experience : Barbara earned a graduate degree in Art History from Harvard University, where she was awarded the Crite Prize in the Humanities for her research thesis on the American artist/illustrator Frank Vincent du Mond....
| ||(All art work is shipped with no frame. Sizes are approximate.) Works on paper: Asian brush paintings, drawings, sketches , pen &ink I am thrilled and honored to have one of my brush paintings chosen for the Arts Council's ArtPop award. The painting "Peony" appeared on a billboard in in Davidson, Davie, Surry, Yadkin, Forsyth or Stokes counties, NC durimg 2017-18.|
| ||Lino-cuts and Woodblock print (All art work is shipped matted with no frame. Sizes are approximate. S/H extra.)|
| ||Press-printed acid etchings, rotary-tool etchings, mezzotints, dry-point. (All art work is shipped matted with no frame. Sizes are approximate.|
| ||Most of the Freewheelin' series is currently on display in the Executive Lounge, Main Terminal, PTI Airport, Greensboro,NC.
(All square 20x20" Freewheelin' art works are shipped with no frame. Larger works are shipped with a thin metal frame and polystyrene glazing. Contact me for details.|
| ||* Indicates art available for shipping. All paintings are shipped unframed. Collector (buyer) pays packing/shipping costs. Contact me about other works if interested. All paintings are oil unless otherwise identified.|
| ||* Indicates art available for shipping. All paintings are shipped unframed. Collector (buyer) pays packing/shipping costs. Contact me about other works if interested. |
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Seasonal News From SouthHouse Studio
Seasonal Greetings from SouthHouse Studio/ Summer
Good morning, art enthusiasts, collectors, patrons, and friends. I’d like to personally invite you to a few upcoming summer art events, exhibits and receptions that I think you might enjoy. I’d also like to share with you information about some of the art techniques and processes, I’ve been experiencing with lately.