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Five Seasons of the House of Glass - Click to See Poster and related images

Five Seasons of the House of Glass – Click to See Poster and related images

Studio Michaelino will be at three local events over the first two weeks of December.  Among the new works for purchase is a special tribute to one of Michael’s favorite inspirations: Lamberton Conservatory in Highland Botanical Park.  Now available is the poster at right. in two editions, as part of the studio’s series entitled “House of Glass”.  This series features images collected over the last decade celebrating the seasonal changes Rochester’s 100 year old public conservatory.   In addition to the poster, many other images collected over the last ten years are available in fine art prints and art cards.

Studio Logon Relief1100December 2006

Highland Park Neighborhood Association Annual Social and Holiday Market

December 1, 2015 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Artisan Church,
1235 South Clinton Ave., Rochester NY
The HPNA will host its 7th Annual Social and Local Holiday Market on December 1st.   The highlight of this gathering is the “Very Local” Holiday Market, featuring the arts, crafts, food, and other products from over a dozen vendors.

First Friday @ RoCo Upstairs
December 4, 2015 6pm-10pm

Rochester Contemporary Art Center (2nd Floor)
137 East Avenue, Rochester NY 
Note: Fred Vine, master of “Piedmont Style” picking and Delta slide guitar, and blues harmonica player Rockin’ Red join RoCo Upstairs for December First Friday.

Metro Justice’s 34th Annual Alternative Fair

December 11th 5pm-9pm and December 12th 10am-2pm
First Unitarian Church,
220 S Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 

Family Holiday Shopping with a conscience at Metro Justice’s 34th annual Alternative Fair, featuring thousands of unique fair trade, earth friendly, and locally produced goods that support a strong local economy and a just and sustainable world. Continue reading…

Epiphany at The Fast Forward Film FestivalFor more new art from Studio Michaelino, visit us and the other open studios at RoCo Upstairs during the First Friday April 3, 2015 event from 6:00-10:00 pm. Have a conversation with artist Michael Tomb about his series “Skin of the Arboretum” and other digital works, including on his interest on digital framing and Trompe L’oeil.    Michael will also be be celebrating the exciting breaking news on the Studio Michaelino film: Epiphany that will be included in the Fast Forward Film Festival  which is part of Rochester Earth Week and why the photo below is relevant to that news.   Stay tuned!

PS    RoCo is also having an opening night event for “Ride It: Art and Bicycles in Rochester”,  If you are planning to attend that special show, please come upstairs and say hello.

 

Globe Still from Epiphany

Studio Michaelino First Friday Dec 5 2014See New Art from Studio Michaelino and visit other open studios at RoCo Upstairs during the First Friday December 5, 2014 event.  At the same time the Rochester Contemporary Art Center will be showing its 24th Annual Members Exhibition featuring works from over 270 artists.  Michael Tomb will also be given a short ten minute talk at 6:10 in the downstairs gallery on his submission to the 2014 Exhibition, “Root Wars I”, as part of the “Day the Artists Spoke”.    Michael will speak on his inspiration for his series “Skin of the Arboretum” and other digital works, including on his interest on digital framing and Trompe L’oeil.