Going going gone…

Sorry I’ve been “gone”  from my blog recently, but I have a very good excuse.  I was on a murder jury for nine days, my first jury experience, and it was eye opening, hard, and I’m glad I had the experience.  It certainly messed with my schedule though!  I planned on spending many studio hours reinforcing skills I learned at the three days workshop in the end of March, but that didn’t happen!  I did spend my free time at lunches sketching outside in our redone downtown park, and also read Jan Hart’s fabulous color book during down times.

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I found out when my piece Gone But Not Forgotten: Globe Mills will be auctioned.  It will be this Saturday, April 22nd, from 6-6:30.  You can see the piece and others that will be auctioned that evening at this KCOC TV page.  Bidding starts at $140.   This is my second time to participate in the auction and I hope that it sells well! You can read about the auction process details here.

This beautiful historic building was torn down early last year to make new highways.  I hate when that happens.

 

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Contemplation. 16″ x 20″ framed. $250.

 

I also found out that my piece Contemplation was accepted into the New Mexico Watercolor Society’s spring show in Albuquerque!  The show opening is May 6th from 1-4 at the Expo-NM fairgrounds and is free and open to the public.  In previous years I’ve attended and it is a LOVELY show!  well worth attending if you are in town.  It runs through May 28th and is open Thursdays-Sunday 10-4 pm.

Please share my blog post with anyone you think may be interested in either piece or in following my art progress! and thank you for leaving a comment…

 

 

KCOS Auction: Red Bird of Paradise

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Red Bird of Paradise. Original in private collection but prints and cards available.

I’m excited to announce that I will have a piece of art in the KCOS auction to benefit our local PBS station.  I’ve been a member of the El Paso Art Association for over a decade, and every year I got the call or letter, asking for art donations.  With my hectic life raising kids and all that entails, I never had work to offer.  But this year was different!  so exciting…

The auction will be held next Saturday and Sunday on Channel 13, and you can preview all the art and see the time it will be auctioned at their site.

Red Bird of Paradise will be up for auction on Saturday, April 16th from 3-3:30.  The starting bid is $60.  I hope you can tune in to support this great cause!