For as impersonal as Facebook and the monotemplate it creates for all your contacts can seem, artist Sarah Milteer found the social networking site to be a goldmine of photographs for her intimate portraits of her friends in the arts community. In this slide show she talks about the project and why she’s drawn to portraiture.

You can see the exhibition of these paintings in the commons area of The Bridge Gallery at 218 W. Colorado Avenue in Colorado Springs from Noon – 5 p.m. through June 27.

You can see more of Sarah Milteer’s work at her blog HERE.

 

14 Responses to Facebook Portraits of the Arts Community

  1. tOkKa says:

    –>> ..clever !!

  2. Amber says:

    This is so lovely. And the show is, too!

  3. Nathan says:

    This slide show was extremely fascinating and insightful.

  4. Rosanne Gain says:

    I’ve seen some of these portraits on Facebook and it was great to hear the back story of how they came about. Great slide show!

  5. Bettina Swigger says:

    Great to hear Sarah talk about this lovely show!

  6. Daisy says:

    Lovely paintings by a lovely artist–really interesting to hear her inspirations and ideas. Plus I love hearing Sarah’s voice!
    Bravo Sarah and KRCC!

  7. Don Goede says:

    One of my favorite Big Somethings of all time. I loved hearing about your thought process and how much fun you had fun painting those portraits.

  8. Fabulous interview and art!!! We are very lucky to have Sarah in our community!

  9. [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Sarah Milteer, KRCC. KRCC said: Facebook Portraits of the Arts Community: For as impersonal as Facebook and the monotemplate it creates for all … http://bit.ly/bdvfSs [...]

  10. chrisN says:

    I like the energy of the interview, the sincerity, the colors, the personalities captured in the paintings, and more!

  11. Liz Arnold says:

    What a lovely interview. Sarah’s work is so pleasing with an element of play. It is obvious she knows her subjects…the “spark” she was looking for is apparent in each portrait. Look forward to seeing her show.
    Thank you.

  12. suesun says:

    I’m sorry to use this word again, but it’s by far the best one:
    LOVELY, Sarah, simply LOVELY!

  13. Frances Gomeztagle says:

    Super Gorgeous! What a wonderful bigsomething topic on a sweet person and a really cool show, too. I loved seeing all these really intimate paintings of people Sarah clearly adores!

  14. Really enjoyed the interview!

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