Sunday, November 17, 2013

Opening Night of Michael Adkins "Pencils and Pixels"

Opening night at the Painted Palette Art Gallery showcasing Michael Adkins, "Pencils and Pixels" was a success.   Mikes'  work was well received by all.  I met a lot of terrific people, and the food was delicious.
If you missed the opening I hope you'll stop by the gallery and see the exhibition.  It will be up through November 30, 2013.  Hope to see you soon.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Michael Adkins Exhibits "Pencils and Pixels" at Painted Palette Art Gallery

Michael Adkins to Exhibit His Art at Huntington’s New Art Gallery

Huntington, West Virginia - November 6, 2013/ -  Award winning photographer/artist Michael Adkins announced 
today that his photographs and drawings “Pencils and Pixels.” will be in a a solo exhibition at the Painted Palette Art Gallery.   The Painted Palette Art Gallery premieres with Adkins work for a solo show which will open to the public on November 15, 2013. 

You may see Michael Adkins at the local Starbucks coffee shop drawing portraits of local residents or about town photographing people, architecture, or a local event.   Adkins stated, “My passion for photography spans more than 43 years and has been revitalized with digital photography.  My interest in art as well as photography lead me to traditional graphite drawing, both of which require a strong understanding of the fundamentals of design.”

The Painted Palette Art Gallery is new to Huntington, WV and will be opening with Michael Adkins’ solo exhibition and reception November 15, 2013 from 6-8 P.M.  The gallery will soon be announcing future exhibitions which will showcase local artists from the Tri-State.  The Painted Palette Art Studio and Art Gallery are located at 824 Tenth Street, Huntington, WV 25701. Tel. 304-416-2081. Gallery hours:  Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 P.M., Saturday, Noon - 6:00 P.M., Sunday, Noon - 6:00 P.M.

About Photographer/Artist Michael Adkins:

Michael Adkins lives and works on his art in Huntington, WV.  He is a graduate of Marshall University with a BA degree and is a retired Information Technology Lead from the Department of Veterans Affairs.  He has won many awards in photography and his photographs and drawings are in private collections throughout the region.  Today Michael Adkins teaches photography and drawing at the Painted Palette Art Studio in Huntington, WV.   His website can be found at     He can also be reached at   Tel. 304-634-2025