Juried into the Contemporary Fine Art International

I have just been juried into the Juried into the Contemporary Fine Art International, hosted by Kimberly Conrad, a Colorado daily painter. This site showcases: Representational Abstract Painters Nonrepresentational Abstract Painters Abstract & Contemporary Sculptors Encaustic Artists Selected Mixed Media Artists

Create an Online Presence ~ Workshop

1-day workshop for artists, musicians, and small businesses April 4, 2009 9:00am to 4:00pm Room BC-204, Benton Center, Corvallis, Oregon $95 To reserve a seat, dial 541-917-4929 for LBCC’s Small Business Development Center. Corvallis artist and businesswoman, Pam Van Londen, will assist small business owners in setting up a freely hosted web site in just […]

Navigation Sets

Readings Zen Garden Templates applied to the same content. Style sheets are one aspect of style sheets. Accessify.com’s ListoMatic Online tool for generating menu bars. Adding Style to Navigation Sets Dynamic Navigation Read about dynamic options once you’ve learned to style them with CSS pseudo-classes. Many sites have more than one set of navigation: Site-wide/global […]

Page Layout with Style Sheets and the Block Method

Basic Page Layout Once the user interface language is defined, the page can be laid out in columns and rows that contain the visual scheme/images which are meant to improve the visitor’s experience at the site. The Block Method When to use which? Compare what you see in the style sheet with what is displayed […]

Workshop Attendees Link Exchanges

These links take you to new web sites created by attendees of the Building an Online Presence workshops. Watch the list grow! Gorilla Grams Blog, Balloon Bouquets & Classic Decor, Costumed Delivery & Balloon Twisting Dylan McMahon, Fine Arts Diana Parmenter’s Blog, Occupational therapist, adaptive equipment, home safety assessment, elders Catherine Walker MAC, LPC, Licensed […]

Enjoy the show at Bomb’s Away Cafe

Through November, 2008, 13 of my landscapes in oil and acrylic are hanging at Bomb’s Away Cafe on Monroe St in Corvallis, Oregon. Enjoy lively music while viewing art at this local establishment. Restaurant Hours Monday to Friday 11:00am to 10:00pm Saturday 5:00pm to 10:00pm Bar Hours Monday to Friday 11:00am to midnight Saturday 5:00pm […]

Juried into the LaSells Stewart show

Three of my larger paintings have been accepted to the Giustina & Murdock Galleries Reflections on the Color of Life show at LaSells Stewart Center for November, 2008. The show runs November 1- 28 and the reception is to be held November 5 at 6:30pm.

Reflections on Color of Life exhibit

Four of my pieces have been accepted for the Reflections on Color of Life exhibit at Giustina Gallery at La Sells Stewart Center which runs Nov 1 to Nov 26, 2008. Join me for the reception on November 5 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Giustina Gallery/Murdock Exhibit Area in La Sells Stewart Center on the […]

Upcoming exhibits

My month at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis ends on Oct 21. Please take a look at the wonderful gallery this fellowship has in their sanctuary. It makes a great place to hang work AND worship. On Nov 1 through Dec 15, I’ll be hanging at Bomb’s Away Cafe on Monroe Street in Corvallis. Then […]

Shop Locally for art ~ online

Local artisans’ work can be viewed and purchased online at Etsy. See Corvallis, Philomath, Albany, Lebanon. My 8×8 daily paintings are for sale at Etsy. Choose landscapes and still life paintings for your home or office. Paintings are priced at $25 and $50 for these original framed paintings, so they make excellent gifts!

Exhibit schedule for summer 2008

I’m a busy gal this summer but have had time to hang my work around town and in Portland’s Sellwood neighborhood (see previous post). Take a look here when you’re in the area: September Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis Corvallis Fall Festival, Central Park August Corvallis Art Guild’s Clothesline Sale of Art (August 2), Corvallis Courthouse […]

Portland furniture gallery takes on my work

Maldonado’s in the Sellwood neighborhood of Portland, Oregon will be selling my portrait and landscape paintings this season. Sellwood is a refurbished neighborhood in Southeast Portland where you will find many galleries, antique shops, and specialty boutiques, in addition to fantastic food, such as Fat Alberts, Le plangue, and Caprial’s, to name a few. The […]

Spring cleaning the studio

Since I live in a one-bedroom apartment with my daughter, room is tight. I noticed a week ago, that I had to move several things just to get in and out of the studio area, cutting down on concentration when my rump knocks something over. Ugh. So, I’ve rearranged the bedroom/livingroom/diningroom/studio area and found much […]

Hanging About Town this month

I’m hanging about 40 paintings in three locations in April: Fidelity National Title | 435 NW 5th Street, Corvallis Sameritan Health’s Cancer Center | Elks Drive, Corvallis The Grace Center | 980 NW Spruce, Corvallis Office hours vary for these locations, so call ahead before driving there to view them.

Celebrating Women’s Stories and Women’s Lives

The Back to Basics: Celebrating Women’s Stories and Women’s Lives art exhibit is hanging in the OSU Memorial Union concourse until the end of February. The artist’s reception will be Thursday, February 7 at 7:30pm in the MU Main Lounge. I have two works hanging in the show, The Star Jar Cover and The Story […]

OSU Women’s Center Exhibit

I have 35  paintings hanging at the OSU’s Women’s Center from now until April 1. The Women’s Center is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9:00am to 5:00pm on Friday, and is located in Benton Annex, the blue house adjacent to Valley Library, on the OSU Campus. All but two […]

Canvas Paintings half off until Jan 2008

Twelve paintings were sold in the last week to my dear friends Denise, Gregg, Ellen, Karen, Erin, and Cindy and to an anonymous customer at the Bizarre. Thank you all so much! Hello friends and family :-) I have painted about 100 paintings in the last 2 years and have many more planned. So I […]

Ready for Fall Festival

This year, I’ll exhibit work in the Corvallis Art Guild booth at the Corvallis Fall Festival (Sept 22, 23). Stop by to see some of my smaller works in addition to this new oil of Anecortes Beach Garden. The Fall Festival hours are: Saturday September 22, 2007 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday September 23, […]

The professional look

Whether you are a graphic design, engineering, or business student (alias web author), getting a site to have that professional, refined look takes experience (refine, refine, refine). You may feel constrained by what your client wants, by your skill level, or lack of artistic talent. Fear not, there are some techniques that can help you […]

Reception, county fair, and an auction

What a busy month! I’m not painting much but am getting myself out into the marketplace. My Reception at Corvallis Montessori School was fun; many friends came by to see my work and I met a few new friends. And I sold a painting! Thank you to Jana and Carol for all their hard work. […]

Press Release ~ Landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes

June 23, 2006 Corvallis, Oregon — Artist Pam Van Londen is showing acrylic landscapes, seascapes, and cityscapes this summer in the new lobby gallery of Corvallis Montessori School on Greeley Street behind the Garden Center. CMS is open for visitors 8:30am to 5:00pm weekdays throughout its summer arts camp program. Van Londen returned in May […]