Monday, May 26, 2008

What's next

Thanks again to all of you who stopped in and said hello this weekend. I really appreciated your visits and conversations! To those who couldn't make it, there will be more events later this year, and you can always check out the portfolio link to your right if you want to see finished work.

The combination of talking and painting (and eating SO many cookies) all weekend has finally taken it's toll, though I did have enough energy left to plant some neglected flower bulbs and squash seeds when I got home.

Next on the calendar: I've been invited to bring a few pieces down to Bennington's Vermont Arts Exchange to be part of a small group show. That invite was courtesy of a fellow MECA alum, Renee Bouchard, who is currently in residency there.

Also I'll be participating for the first time at the Art Hop in Burlington. The artists who shared their studios with me in December for the Holiday Sale have invited me to use one of the hallway spaces, "the fair weather gallery," as one of them called it.
That event runs September 5th & 6th, I'll know more once registration begins.

Until then, I'm going to look into having prints made of certain paintings, writing my artists' statement, gardening, and trying out the screen printing kit I bought for Rick (he doesn't mind, isn't he great?)
Though I have a feeling the screen printing kit will get the most attention at first.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

VT Open Studio Weekend

Not too much painting has been going on the last few days, as I've been busy getting ready for the VT Open Studio tour happening this weekend.
Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th, from 10-5 both days, you'll find me at Artists' Mediums in Williston along with my four other co-workers. Each of us will have some works in progress (and it's such a nice change to be able to sit and paint at work!) as well as finished works on display.

If you made it to my one day 'show' at the Pine Street Studios holiday art sale back in December, then you'll recognize a good number of the pieces. But if you're in the area anyways and want to see what I'm currently working on, please stop by! You'll also get to see Michelle's 'magna-monsters,' Mary's gigantic paintings, Chelsea's tree & field pieces and Laura's wearable art.

We'll probably have some light snacks if that's any incentive!