Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Art Events - Lots Going On!

Framed plein air art for SVOS

More SVOS pieces ready and hanging

Mike Bailey addresses WBTO attendees

Mostly I've been working on Silicon Valley Open Studios preparatation. Framing, hanging, considering how to display the work, meeting with my Southside Art Club for final preparations, sending out e-mail invitations and physical post cards, and making lists. I was very excited to find that one of the official flyers features work by my friend Alison Turner, who will be showing her work at my home with me! Take the link on her name and view her "Different Strokes" in the upper left of the flyer. Alison does some very creative and unique work based mainly on her love of the outdoors and her travels.

Monday several of the Southside Art Club attended the final class of Mike Bailey's Watercolor Beyond the Obvious because Diane Martarano, the other artist showing her work at my home, just completed the class. On that day each artist has their 5 minutes of fame when they lay out all 20 of their full-sheet paintings. Attendees view the paintings, the artist speaks about the art, and Mike says a few words about each artist. In the photo we are having the potluck lunch, an attractive and delicious affair hosted by Karen Druker, my fellow SCVWS workshop chairwoman. WBTO is a class sponsored by Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society. Check out our offerings here and sign up for a future workshop.

Back to Open Studio prep. Apologies for my limited presence in the blog world.


AutumnLeaves said...

Love the way you have these pieces framed and hanging, Mary. It looks fabulous on the wall! I think you will have quite a successful show and I wish you much luck!

Mary Paquet said...

Thanks, Sherry. We are looking forward to the show.

Pepe444 said...

Mais um grande post!
Adoro o seu blog! já o sigo :)

Siga o meu...

Anonymous said...

I like Mike Baileys work and you are so lucky to have done a workshop with him. He is so generous at sharing information on his blog.

r garriott said...

Congratulations on the show, Mary! Looks like it was an outstanding event.