Thursday, March 12, 2009

The Japanese Screens - original oil pastel figurative painting

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My drawing of "The Artisan"
a previous post on this blog, was awarded Best of Show at the Kerrville Art Club juried show in Kerrville, Texas! So, if you're passing through the area, drop by the Kerr Arts and Cultural Center to see the show. It was juried by Linda Hammond and I'm very flattered that such an accomplished artist chose my works for prizes.

I also won second place in oil painting and the oil pastel pictured here won a third prize in pastel.

Since I've been recuperating from surgery the past several days, these awards are especially sweet!

This painting is 9 x 12" on Colourfix paper. Thanks for stopping by!

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8 comments:

Dar Presto said...

Congratulations on the deserved recognition for your work!
Best wishes as you recuperate.

Connie said...

Thanks so much Dar - I really appreciate your nice comments!

I Want To Be An Artist said...

Congratulations!! Your works are beautiful! I hope you get better soon!

n warner said...

Congratulations on your Best in Show!
Wonderful that you got that fantastic award. Hope you are mending and hoping that you'll be back to square in no time.
You are a really gifted artist and I love your work - including and especially this one!
Nina

Connie said...

Thank you Myra - your kind words are so nice to hear!

Lora said...

I love you work. You capture such a wonderful sense of movement and life. Great job!

Connie said...

Thank you Nina - you just made my day!

Connie said...

Thank you Lora - I'm so pleased to hear from you!