More Art Noir

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“A Woman of the New World Order: 1-20-2017” is a companion piece to Billy Hedel’s “A Man of the New World Order: 1-20-2017” currently on exhibit at the Arts Council through March 10.  She has not yet made her public debut, and is one of three 3-dimensional portraits in this new series.  The third – still a work in progress – is called “The Other of the New World Order. “A Woman of the NWO” measures 20 x 24″ (framed, $ 395) and is a mixed-media hanging sculpture.

 

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Art Noir at the Arts Council

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The current show at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana is a multi-artist, multi-discipline exhibition that has a strict color palette of  black, white, and grey.  Billy Hedel’s contribution to this juried show is A Man of the New World Order: 1-20-2017, one of a trio of NWO three-dimensional framed portraits.  A Man of the NWO is a mixed-media piece made from found, salvaged, and recycled materials and measures 20×24″ framed, and is about 6″ deep ($ 395).

Art Noir is now open to the public through Friday, March 10, when a closing reception will be held from 5:30-7 pm.  The Arts Council is located at 318 Main Street and is open Tuesday-Friday from 10am-4pm (www.artswin.org, 812/422-2111).

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To H#ll With the Chief

 

This is Billy Hedel’s first ‘art sabbatical’ work of 2017.  “To H#ll With the Chief” is a papier mache/mixed media sculpture measuring 19x15x10″ and is for sale to the highest bidder at the end of the first 100 days. “Make America #@%&* Again”

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Shop Small this Saturday

Shop this Saturday & next week

A Shout Out! From Billy Hedel’s Studio – December 15, 2016

This is a reminder that the Arts Council is open for your shopping convenience 10 am to 4 pm this week and next (through Friday, the 23rd).  They also will be open this Saturday, December 17 from 12 to 4 pm.  The gallery and gift shop are located at 318 Main Street (812/422-2111).

Billy Hedel’s Studio has a large selection of new work in all price categories.   Come in to browse the most unique and original gift selection in town.  Shop Local. Give the Gift of Art.

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The Alhambra Theater, 1913 by Billy Hedel (2012)

The Alhambra Theater by Billy Hedel (pen&ink drawing, 31.5×25.5, framed, $ 300)

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Lansdscape by Billy Hedel (oil on board, 16×20″, framed, 2016, $225)

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Steampunk costume accessories by Billy Hedel (top hat, ray gun, goggles, 2016, $ 275)

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Shop on Saturday this week & next

A Shout Out! From Billy Hedel’s Studio – December 7, 2016

The Arts Council will be open for your shopping convenience from 12 to 4 pm this Saturday, December 10 and next weekend, Saturday, December 17.  These hours are in addition to regular hours, which are Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm (Mondays by appointment) through December 23.  The gallery and gift shop are located at 318 Main Street (812/422-2111).

In this post are images of Billy’s oil paintings in the show.   This fall he has been exploring oil paint on different media – canvas (including Belgian linen), paper, and board.  This is a rare chance to snag one of Billy’s oil paintings (which are less common than his acrylics), and framed pictures were professionally done by Bippus framing, another downtown business.

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Your purchase of local art supports a long line of creativity here at home – a working artist, the Arts Council, and a frame shop.  Give a unique gift this season, whether it is for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or the New Year.

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Super Moon! by Billy Hedel (oil on board, 8x10", framed, 2016, $ 55)

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#ShopSmallEVV Saturday 11/26/2016

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A Shout Out! From Billy Hedel’s Studio – November 25, 2016

Small Business Saturday is tomorrow, November 23, 2016.  Billy Hedel is spending the day at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana (318 Main Street, 10 am – 2 pm, 812/422-2111).  Stop by and browse through his collection of more than three dozen works in oil and acrylic, on canvas and paper, framed and unframed, in 2-D and 3-D, at all price points.

Grove of Birch Trees by Billy Hedel (oil on board, framed, 16x20, $ 225, 2016)

Consider giving gifts this season that you know the recipient won’t have, that are a reflection of our unique community, and that support a hyper-local economy.  Avoid the crowds eastside, westside and northside; instead, head Downtown to Main Street and Haynie’s Corner and explore the new and established businesses that you can only find in EVV!

The Arts Council is open Tuesday – Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm through December 23 and on Mondays by appointment.  Visit throughout the holiday season.

Cubs Win World Series by Billy Hedel (acrylic on canvas, 36x12, $ 375, 2016)

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Billy Hedel at Patchwork Central’s Holiday Sale

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A Shout Out! From Billy Hedel’s Studio – November 4, 2016

Join Billy Hedel at Patchwork Central this Saturday –

The annual Holiday Fine Art Sale at Patchwork Central (100 Washington Avenue at 6th Street) takes place tomorrow, Saturday, November 5 from 9 am to 3 pm.  Billy will be there with his 2016 collection, which includes acrylic an oil paintings on canvas – both urbanscapes and naturescapes.   One-third of Billy’s sales will be donated in support of Patchwork’s arts programming.

This is a good way to support the arts, shop locally, and buy unique items for the holiday gift-giving season.  Empty Bowls also is taking place tomorrow at the Ballroom at Sauced.  Your purchase of an ‘empty’ bowl will help local agencies fill empty stomachs.  So come on down to Haynie’s Corner and make a day of it.  See you there!

Winter Dream by Billy Hedel 2016 (oil on canvas, 24x30", $325)

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