Travel Art: Khajuraho Temple, India

Khajuraho Temple, India is an impasto oil painting by Dave Alber, Travel Artist. 2019Oil on canvas19.63 x  27. 55 in (50 x 70 cm) “Medieval Indian aesthetics are characterized by a palpable life-force energy bursting from within. Though north India was cruelly … Continued

Travel Art: Ancient Canal in Suzhou, China

Ancient Canal in Suzhou, China is an impasto oil painting by Dave Alber, Travel Artist. 2019Oil on canvas19.63 x 23.63 in (50 x 60 cm) “Sunset over the ancient canal in a city that straddles both the old and the new.” … Continued

Travel Writing: “The Masai of Kenya”

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Masai Mythology: The Sun and the Moon African mythology is often misunderstood as being fairly singular or uniform. However, there is great diversity to African Mythology. Take Masai (or Maasai) Mythology for example. Masai Mythology reflects the life ways of a … Continued

Travel Art Exhibition: Contact

Contact 接触 art exhibition celebrates travel art, travel writing, comics, illustration, oil paintings, and cultural connections. The exhibition was inspired by the writing of British travel writer Jan Morris and opened with a charity art auction for Kenyan schoolchildren. Opening Reception of … Continued

Art Auction: Schoolchildren of Kenya

Charity Art Auction for Kenyan Schoolchildren  Dave Alber Showcases Comics, Illustration, and Oil Paintings Celebrating a Storyteller’s Approach to Travel in an Art Auction for Kenyan Schoolchildren WangDe Art Shop,No. 8 Nanxianzi Lane, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China  Charity Art Auction for … Continued

Comic Art: Bad Year to Be a Cat, comic #4, At Shanghai’s St. Ignatius Cathedral

Bad Year to Be a Cat, comic #4, At Shanghai’s St. Ignatius Cathedral is an ink and gauche comic art page by Dave Alber, Travel Artist. 2018Gauche on paper8.5 x 11 Bad Year To Be a Cat is a Shanghai … Continued

Travel Art Event: A Brief History of Impasto Painting

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Travel Art Talk & Dance Performance: A Brief History of Impasto Painting 7pm, Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at Suzhou Arts Collective (previously Gallery 4) A free cultural evening blending classical masterpieces; contemporary impasto painting; ballet dance; modern hip hop dance; … Continued

Travel Art Exhibition: Ravages of Time & Permanence of Wonder

The exhibition Ravages of Time & Permanence of Wonder features large oil paintings by Benj Kinenga and Dave Alber. This two-man show offers viewers a look into Benj and Dave’s use of vibrant colors and tightly controlled impasto techniques. At Suzhou Arts Collective (previously … Continued