Happenings

From select writings of Plesh’s  CreativeInsight to recent happenings and future events this page serves to intoduce you to the creative world of Jim Plesh.  A potpourri of news and views relating to his art, vision and happenings.

  • Plesh Painting Demonstration

    Jim Plesh will demonstrate his painting skills on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Gallerie du Soleil,  393 Broad Avenue South, Naples, FL  34102.    Tea and Pastries Reception and Demonstration …

  • New Plesh Book In Works

    Following his books A CREATIVE JOURNEY and CREATIVE INSIGHT, Plesh is soon to have published his latest book SEA & SAILS : MAJESTIC, featuring his paintings of Regattas, seascapes and …

  • CREATIVITY ITALIANO !

    PLESH CREATIVE WORKSHOP VISITS ITALY ! Join Jim Plesh for a six day creative journey to Italy.  Feast on fine food, the finest wines and explore a world of creativity, …

  • A Visual Memoir

    Plesh’s painting Ambridge could just as rightfully be titled Aliquippa. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania is situated just across the Ohio River from Ambridge and one time home to the Jones and Laughlin …

  • Abstracts: The Love – Hate Art

    In her article on “Why Do Some People Hate Abstract Art So?” Marion Boddy-Evans, About.com Guide  writes Abstract artist Philip Edson says he thinks he “must have heard every possible reason why …

  • So You’re Not Going to Harvard?

    My dad emigrated from Croatia many years ago at the age of 14. He worked in the steel mills of United States Steel’s American Bridge Company in Ambridge, PA, 18 …

  • Our Dreams Awakened

    My recently completed painting, “Earth’s Rhythms”, was inspired by my many visits to Rockport, MA and the scenic shores of Maine. Indeed, my remembrance of those times bring special …

  • Listening to What a Work of Art May Say

    The interpretation of a work of art depends upon the person who is observing it.  A work of art will not have the same emotional impact on one person as …

  • Generating Creativity

    No one can generate your creativity for you. It’s a unique process within your own psyche, nurtured through experience and imagination.  Creativity is an expression of one’s self and …

  • KIRK’S GARDEN

    Our son, Kirk passed away on April 22, 2015 after a valiant 10 month battle with cancer.  Kirk fought this vicious illness until his last moments on earth.  He was the …

  • MORE THEN WEB DESIGN

    Erik Dattwyler.  Master Web Designer! I thank Erik for the development of the PleshArt site.  His expertise shows in the many exceptional sites he has created. But I want to …