The Plein Air Unleashed event sponsored by the Allure Art Center in White Stone was written up by Outdoor Painter Magazine (their on-line edition). You can read it here: Article Looking forward to participating in this event again next year. It really is a lot of fun.
After giving it a bit of thought, I realized I need to find ways to reach out to new art patrons without being completely dependent on individual gallery owners. I like the idea of selling via the internet with Facebook, Instagram and other options; but unless one is pretty well known as an artist, most… Continue reading Northern Neck Artisan Trail
My husband calls them “Snow Birds”. This little fellow and his friends frequent our feeders especially when there is snow on the ground. I had fun working on the reflected light both from him in to the snow and from the snow onto him. In other news, I got a phone call today from the… Continue reading Junko
One of the hardest things for me as an artist is talking about myself. (I know some folks who don’t believe this and think I talk about myself all the time… but, that’s another issue). But when something big really happens, it is somehow difficult to actually do that self-promotion thing that needs to be… Continue reading Blowing my Horn
It’s hard for me to accept critiques with an open mind. I was accepted as a hanging artist at the Rappahannock Art League Studio Gallery and went down today to sign the contract and get my first few paintings hung. But for some reason I’m still having a little pain in my heart over the… Continue reading Being Open-minded
I delivered seven paintings to the Rappahannock Art League Studio Gallery on Friday morning. They are being considered by the gallery jury for possible acceptance as a hanging artist there. The way this gallery works is that I’m basically going to rent space in 6 month increments (in my case $120 for a four foot… Continue reading Slumping
It is with humble gratitude that I’m happy to say I’ve had another painting sell. This one was the companion piece to Reedville Resident. Her sister purchased that first seagull painting (which was actually the second seagull painting). And, to make matters more interesting, she asked for a third painting of another seagull. I’m not one… Continue reading Another Sale and Commission too