Archive for 2013

Tokyo Street work in progress

The Red Lanterns of Tokyo

Work in progress: Under the fake cherry blossoms, 48 x 36 cm, mixed media on watercolor paper, ©2013 Julie Galante. Finished piece will be available as a reward for a Kickstarter backer at the $350 or $600 level. This month I am working on developing the body of work I started during my February artist’s […]

Sushi Plate mixed-media painting

From Tokyo to Edinburgh

Sushi Plate, 10 x 15 cm, mixed media on watercolor paper, ©2013 Julie Galante. [SOLD] Hello from Scotland! I am here amongst moving boxes in our new apartment (or ‘flat’ as the locals would have us believe it is called). My month in Tokyo feels like it was all a dream as I go through […]

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First art from Tokyo

Tokyo Night Study, 15 x 15 cm, mixed media on watercolor paper, ©2013 Julie Galante. [SOLD] Time is flying here in Tokyo – I can’t believe I’ve been in Japan for almost two weeks already. I’ve been splitting my time between exploring the city with my camera and working in the studio. Next week will […]


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Tokyo: settling in to the art studio

The view out the window of my Tokyo studio. Hello from Tokyo! I’m here on a month-long artist’s residency at 3331 Arts Chiyoda. I’m settling in, getting over my jet lag, and starting to get some ideas for the body of work that I’m going to produce here. I also stocked up on supplies at […]

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A taste of art in Edinburgh

Where am I today? Apartment-hunting in Edinburgh. I’m also getting a first look at the amazing art offerings of this city. Like the free drawing classes at the National Gallery taught by Damian Callan. I haven’t had much time to make art this month with all the traveling I’m doing, so it was wonderful to […]

Chattanooga Walnut Street Bridge art

Mixed media: Chattanooga’s Walnut Street Bridge

Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga, 12 x 16 inches, watercolor and charcoal on paper, ©2013 Julie Galante. [SOLD] Happy new year and greetings from Chattanooga, Tennessee. I’ll be spending January in four countries on three continents – from here I go on to Germany, Scotland, and Japan. Finding time (and space) to make art is […]

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