Colored Pencil Society International Exhibition News.......and a much-needed facelift
This year the 18th Annual International Exhibition of the Colored Pencil Society of America will take place from July 22 to August 20, 2010, at the Art Museum of Los Gatos, in Los Gatos, California. I'm pleased that my piece depicting a pair of wild horses, "The Hand of Man", has been juried into the exhibition. This year's juror is Janet Bishop, the curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Further information as well as the list of accepted artists can be viewed at http://www.cpsa.org/ . My congratulations to all the artists who's work was accepted into the exhibition.
Closer to home, I'm happy to report that after about two years of calculated procrastination I have finally painted my drawing room. As those of you who rely on the reflection of light are aware, working in a poorly lit area, or an area with walls of a wrong or dark color, can be challenging. After completing the swan drawing last week I decided I simply could not draw one more line in that oak-toned room! So I moved everything out, and I painted...........and painted.............and painted..........and about eight coats into my project someone cheerfully said to me, "You should have used Kilz." (I do not think of these kinds of things........Did I ever claim to be a house-painter?)
Finally though, the room is completed and the resident artist is happy. I will spend some time tomorrow continuing to organize its contents, and then its............