7/16/17 - ALKMY IS HERE
I recently launched my new paint brand, ALKMY BY A REBEL EYE ART STUDIOS on the July 3rd to serve artists like myself who need quality art paint at an affordable price. Alkmy sells non-toxic, oil paints and liquid watercolors in 3.6 ml size featuring natural earth colors. The Earth Primaries Oil set includes 5 colors, white, black, natural red, yellow ochre, and miler blue. The liquid watercolor set includes, green, blue, purple, yellow and red. Each set is considered introductory although individual watercolors and oils may also be purchased. Both sets are available for purchase at arebeleyeart.com and webuyblack.com/arebeleyeart studio.
There are plans to introduce more art materials in the future.
6/25/17- NEW WORK ON DISPLAY
My Original Piece, entitled, "Jeremiah with White Balloons" was chosen to exhibit in the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Citywide African-American Artists Exhibition from June 16-July 30th at the TSU Museum. Museum Hours> Mon-Saturday 10am to 8pm & Sunday 10am to 6pm.
NEW CATEGORY ALERT
I've added a new category to my studio marketplace entitled, "Oil Skessions". Each piece in this category will have a flat cost of $100.00. Each work is completed with oils in a 3hour sitting and are modeled after real life photos/poses.
"RED CURSE" Black History Month at the Houston Museum of African American History
Farrah's mixed media painting, "Red Curse" was featured along side other Houston artists, in the CW's Black History Tribute Spot highlighting the Houston Museum of African-American History.
ONLINE PAINT N SIP SESSIONS begin Friday, Dec 16th, 2016. Click to learn more.
VIA COLORI STREET ART FESTIVAL
A REBEL EYE ART STUDIOS owner, Farrah Lynch will be at the Annual Houston Via Colori Street Art Festival contributing her art for a cause. Each year she participates in this event that benefits deaf youth through the power of art. Her theme and work will center around the Colors of the World, with Africa as the subject in particular.
The Event begins Nov.19th-Nov. 20th from 11am to 6pm.
KILL IT! RACISM TEES- By the Woazie Culture & I&J Print Co. brands
A Rebel Eye Art Studios lent its art media services to create a cartoon of the T-Shirt art.
SEE FARRAH PAINT
A/R/E/A/ Studios debuts See Farrah Paint, the new studio blog targeted at artists and art lovers with stories by Farrah purposed to inspire, ignite and connect. The blog is a candid look into the behind the scenes process of Farrah's studio, and her artworks and also acts as a place to reach out to aspiring artists with lessons learned and art marketing advice. You can start reading the blog at SEEFARRAHPAINT.WORDPRESS.COM
A/R/E/A TV is officially LAUNCHED.
Get started watching A/R/E/A TV ON YOUTUBE by subscribing to the channel today.
Line up for A/R/E/A TV content include:
-Adventures of Agi in the Land of Tehuti, ARTSNAX!, Speed Painting Videos, VP- VISUAL PUNCH, In depth art process videos, Exclusive Studio News, plus more!
Farrah Lynch featured on "ACRAZYDREAM" Blog Talk Radio program
Farrah Lynch was recently interviewed by beauty entrepreneur and radio host, Tamika of FrommothersGarden on her show entitled: A Crazy Dream. The show is dedicated to talking to creative entrepreneurs about their goals, aspirations, and accomplishments. Listen to the episode featuring Farrah here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSvzOwPiRhs
Visit Tamika's company: Frommothersgarden.com
Farrah Lynch initiates FL GROUP VENTURES in 2016.
Farrah Lynch launches FL Group Ventures to serve as the catalyst for a new way of conducting art centered businesses.
With FL GROUP VENTURES, Farrah hopes to not only penetrate the business world with viable art ventures that change the landscape and scope for the conventional way of conducting art business, but she also hopes to assist aspiring artists through a FL GROUP VENTURES consultancy wing for artists in the areas of business development and venture capital. While its primary focus will support businesses in the arts, FL GROUP VENTURES also plans to expand into other markets in the future.
A.R.E.A. STUDIOS expands studio scope.
Farrh Lynch is transitioning her art studio, A/R/E/A/ Studios to become an artistic services company.
She plans for A/R/E/A/ STUDIOS to provide artistic support to businesses and individuals in art related and/or creative industries. Farrah Lynch calls this transition a smart and choice turn towards operating the kind of art business she initially set out to build.
A/R/E/A/ STUDIOS is set to be the licensor and the primary creator of illustrations to support, BLACKARTSUPPLY.COM, and LOVEAP.com, the studio will also concentrate on establishing a digital presence by initiating a digital platform featuring exclusive cartoon and vlog content.
Not eliminating products altogether, her studio will still operate an online shop, which will be designated as an exclusive option for those wanting to collect her high end art. Through her shop, she plans to offer and expand her “Code” Exhibition content and work into collectible art items.
To inquire about potential partnerships, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Farrah Lynch's "Code:For Our Use Only" Exhibit Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Farrah Lynch Takes a Closer Look at Subversive Messaging and it’s Potential for the Black Community.
September 3, 2015
Houston, TX, September 12, 2015-October 23, 2015- Code: For Black Use Only determines whether a subversive method of messaging unique to African-Americans can thrive amidst a culture encouraging of overt messaging, especially in the wake of a social assault. Artist Farrah Lynch attempts to construct a “Code” like language system for African-Americans, by examining the black dinner table conversation promoting of a need for black diplomacy and unity in order to thwart future assaults on the black psyche and body in America.
The conversations are inadvertent and familiar fortresses of solutions that allows for participants to testify without any real substance because to move outside of the noise would require a reneging on the comforts crafted and learned ideals that sanction our participation in society, albeit a limited participation.
Farrah tests this idea and injects the use of mixed media into this series of coded visual epitaphs, by electing to work with vinyl fabric, digital media, wood and charcoal. Through the deliberate use of this media, Farrah was required to move in heat and sweat, exerting her physical strength in order for construction; her attempt at mimicking the actions that must be taken to shift the conversation from a stalemate to an actual, soluble product, or in this case, a change in social status.
Farrah Lynch is a Houston based, self-taught visual artist interested in reinterpreting the Black American narrative through her lens as a black girl in America. For her, the use of “girl” denotes a time in America, where the black citizen, whether man or woman were relegated to second class status among whites by use of this designation. The inability to be seen as equals through this designation was indicative of a mindset where the African American citizen was underestimated. Farrah feels like operating within this realm of underestimation allows her ample space and opportunity for defiance through her art in subject matter and careful use of unorthodox materials. She interprets the complexity of her laments on social issues to women’s issues, plus, as a multi-disciplinary artist.
About the HMAAC
The mission of the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) is to collect, conserve, explore, interpret, and exhibit the material and intellectual culture of Africans and African Americans in Houston, the state of Texas, the southwest and the African Diaspora for current and future generations.
In fulfilling its mission, HMAAC seeks to invite and engage visitors of every race and background, and to inspire children of all ages through discovery-driven learning. HMAAC is a museum for all people. While our focus is the African American experience, our story in Texas informs and includes not only people of color, but people of all colors. As a result, the stories and exhibitions that HMAAC will bring to Texas are about the indisputable fact that while our experience is a unique one, it has been impacted by numerous races, genders and ethnicities
Address: 4807 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004
Mon. & Tues Closed
Wed., Fri., & Sat. 11AM-6PM
Dates of Exhibit
September 12, 2015-Oct 23, 2015
7.13.15 CODE: FOR OUR USE ONLY - Solo Show to debut at the Houston Museum of African-American Culture
Farrah Lynch presents: CODE: FOR OUR USE ONLY, her first solo show to be held at the Houston Museum of African-American Culture, on show August 30.-Oct 12, 2015. For more information about her solo project, visit here. Follow Code's progression here.
7.13.15 AUGUST 1ST- WHITE LINEN NIGHTS
A REBEL EYE ART will be back for a second time in the Heights for White Linen Nights. The most trafficked event held in the Houston Heights area to date. Farrah will be debuting a new collection of paintings with accompanying prints, with a theme of the Garden Nymph. Be sure to visit the market, August 1st, 2015 to collect A REBEL EYE ARTWORK.
6.26.15 FARRAH LYNCH IS THE WINNER OF THE CURATOR'S CHOICE AND GLASSELL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
The 18th City African-American Contemporary Art Exhibit sponsored by the Museum of Fine Arts Houstonis in full swing. Texas Southern's University Museum hosted opening night 6.19.15, and featured the contemporary work of established and emerging African-American artists. A REBEL EYE ART owner and exhibit participator, Farrah Lynch received the Curator's Choice Award and a scholarship to attend one art course at the Museum of Fine Art's Houston Glassell School for her piece, "Red Claim".
5.28.15- 18TH CITYWIDE AFRICAN-AMERICAN ARTISTS EXHIBITION
I submitted two works of art to be considered for exhibiting at the 18th Citywide African-American Artists Exhibition and received news that both were chosen. "Red Claim" and "Schoolboy" met the aesthetic of the curator and her purpose behind this year's exhibit and I couldn't be more excited. Please join me and others as we celebrate awesome emerging black artists and art from the city of Houston! More *deets* found on the image below.
5.4.15- BLUE STEEL LOUNGE
A REBEL EYE ART will join other Creatives, Saturday, May 9th at the Blue Steel Lounge located at 11510 Homestead Rd Houston, TX 77016 for a night dedicated to the arts. Come out, drink, dance, lounge and join A REBEL EYE ART and revel in the creative spirit and atmosphere. Door Prizes will be given away to a few lucky winners in the form of a free portrait and/or prints!
3.19.15- ART SATURDAYS
Saturday, April 4th my art, aka A REBEL EYE ART will be at the First Saturday Arts Market in the Heights!!! Featured Saturday, will be unseen "Scrape" Portraits, pieces from my new African Warrior series, small wall canvas printsof my illustrations and paintings, plus. Come, see and collect some fabulous art by meeeee. I'll have artwork in all price ranges ($-$$$) to accommodate the new collector to the novice. Support black business! 10% of all sales will be contributed to the charity, so you can give back too!
2.24.15 FIRST SATURDAY HEIGHTS ART MARKET WILL BE HERE SOON!
April is almost here! That means my chance to introduce A REBEL EYE ART to a new audience is nigh.
April 4th, A Rebel Eye Art is invading the HEIGHTS neighborhood of Htown and I’m bringing new illustration work with bright and bold colors, canvas prints, original art, affordable selections, and more.
Please join me Saturday and be entered for a chance to win an 18x24INCH MULTI-PIECE illustration portrait by yours truly.
2.24.15 CREATIVE WOMEN UNITE!
Yea! I’ve been selected to participate in a group art show for one day with art centered on the idea of FEMINISM. #FeminismIs
March 7, 2015 from 6PM – 12AM @ 2800 San Jacinto, Houston, TX 77004 my pieces, “Red Claim” (in store) and “Speak” will be on display as representations of my views on Feminism.
Come out Saturday and talk with me and let’s discuss Feminism and art.
Artist/A REBEL EYE ART owner, Farrah Lynch is one of four winners to win a solo show at the Bert Long JR. Gallery at the Houston Museum of African-American Culture. visit, hmaac.org for more.
BERT LONG GALLERY WINNER ANNOUNCED: FARRAH LYNCH OF A REBEL EYE ART
A REBEL EYE ART STUDIOS Lead Artist / Owner, Farrah Lynch is one of four winners of the Bert Long Gallery Artist Open Call sponsored by the Houston Museum of African-American Culture. She will receive a month long solo show at the gallery to debut this year. (tentatively scheduled for August 2015).
A.R.E.A. X VIA COLORI.
I will be participating in the upcoming street art festival VIA COLORI, sponsored by the Center for Hearing and Speech. I look forward to this event every year. Not only is it a chance for me to flex and improve my street art skills, it's also a prime opportunity to give back. Pastel to cement, you can catch me downtown, Sat, Nov 22 and Sun, 23 if the weather permits. I encourage all to come downtown and experience the amazing art. SET. YOUR. CALENDARS.
A REBEL EYE ART X THE HEIGHTS
A.R.E.A. owner, Farrah Lynch has been accepted to participate in the First Saturdays Art Market, scheduled April 2015. A REBEL EYE ART will represent with its most popular works, portraits being at the center, along with a few rogue pieces to round out what the A.R.E.A. store represents. A mix of high end black contemporary art, covering all subject matters, created through varying techniques.
VISIT THE OFFICIAL PAGE HERE: First Saturday Arts Market -http://www.firstsaturdayartsmarket.com/Yalest/FarrahSmith-Lynch
BAD ART MADE ANEW
A Rebel Eye Art is in the business of remixing old, out dated artworks and reviving them into new, one of a kind original art pieces akin to the look and feel of our brand. Our mission is to save art and dollars by giving owners of these works, the opportunity to earn income from them, rather than trash them. To date, this REMIX program has "remixed" ten artworks. For more info, visit HERE.
NEW STUFF TO STAND APART.
A REBEL EYE ART, has adopted a trademarked design to flank it's canvases going forward. For anyone ordering original canvas art, you will get to see this added treat. The A.R.E.A. art brand is a burgeoning company that revels in difference. With this new feature I hope to give customers a rewarding art experience. Farrah.
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