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Auseklis Ozols created this monumental painting in 1999. Standing at
New Class Announcement/Spring 2024: Sacred Geometry, Aesthetics, and the Art of Expression (Auseklis Ozols)
Please join us for this one day lecture class given
Congrats to AO on this full page article in the
Join us at 4 Different Locations to investigate the Artistic
Please Join us on Wednesday, June 14th at 12:30
Please join us in the New Orleans Museum of Art
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Lecture Announcement: Ozols on his Process and Inspiration with the “Christ of the Oaks” Mural. February 25, 2023, 11 am.
Please Join us on Saturday, February 25th for a lecture
Celebrate the Beauty of the Season, and Look for the Art-Happy Mardi Gras from the Ozols Collection & Fine Arts Preservation Society of New Orleans
Celebrate the Beauty of the Season, and Look for the
Happy Carnival Season from the Ozols Collection & the Fine
Course Description: *This session studies will address the differences, overlaps
New Orleans Museums, Art Collections and Artists. Instructor: Saskia Ozols
Ozols On Watercolor: Traditional Technique & Historical rules for paint application. The result is a rare glimpse into living Art History
These paintings are done with classic watercolor technique, where the
The Flora of New Orleans: New Paintings by Ozols Collection Members, & Studio clear out Hosted by Indra Botanica
Please join us for this one day only pop-up event
Self Portrait, Dell Weller, 1978. Oil on Canvas 10 x
Saskia Ozols and Kim Bernadas in A. Ozols’ Studio. Renegade Artist’s Collective (RAC) includes three of AO’s past students in upcoming October exhibit.
Jaques Soulas, Kim Bernadas, and Saskia Ozols ( all former
The Autumnal Equinox marks the birthday of Auseklis Ozols. Best
Van Thiel-Laan, Magtillt. The Cast Hall of the Pennsylvania Academy
New Work By Saskia Ozols, Collection Founding Curator, included in Le Mieux Galleries Exhibit: Opening Reception August 6th, 2022
Saskia Ozols, Arrangement with Passion flowers, Thorns, and Moth with
Who was Marie-Cornelie Van Dorp Laan? Happy Birthday to this first supporter of NOAFA, wildflower gardener, lecturer, and native plant activist extraordinaire.
Portrait of Miek Laan (Marie-Cornelie Van Dorp Laan) Auseklis Ozols. Oil
Indra Ozols: Recent Watercolor paintings and Demonstration of Technique Used by a Major Paint Manufacturer.
Indra Ozols is a founding member of the Ozols Collection
Happy Summer and Longest Moment of Light from The Ozols Collection! “Light, that first phenomenon, reveals to us the spirit and the living soul of the world…” (Johannes Itten)
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light
Auseklis Ozols on Founding the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, Retiring, and the Ozols Collection.
“The Collection was born as a result of my untoward
Auseklis Ozols setting up to draw in the open air
Auseklis Ozols with his painting professor and mentor, American artist,
“From women’s eyes this doctrine I derive. They sparkle still
Thanksgiving is a multifaceted topic as we consider colonialism, immigration
After many months of writing, waiting, communicating, and documenting our
Drawing Workshop Announcement: The Anatomy of Trees with Auseklis Ozols, President of the Ozols Collection. Please join us for a two morning session in New Orleans City Park under the 800 year old oak tree; April 8-9,(Thursday and Friday Morning) 10am-12pm.
The Anatomy of Trees workshop with Auseklis Ozols This two-morning
A colleague recently mentioned a quotation by Anthony Trollope https://trollopesociety.org,
The study of anatomy is a vital part of learning
Painting raw meat is an advanced still life lesson that
This painting of peonies demonstrates one of the most sophisticated
The Autumnal Equinox marks the birthday of realist painter Auseklis
Artists create self portraits for reasons as varied as there
Prestigious Purchase of Ozols Painting by the Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum of American Art
The Ozols Collection is pleased to announce a prestigious purchase
Labour Day from the Ozols Collection: Labourer at the Conschocken Quarry by Walter Stuemphig, American Realist, 1964
The Ozols Collection celebrates this Labour Day with a rare
Auseklis Ozols lectured to a full, socially distanced, temperature checked,