I have shared everywhere else, Facebook, Newsletter, etc. that I am going to be the featured artist this month at the 127 SoBo Gallery in Winter Garden, Florida, but haven't shared on my blog!! I helped hang the show yesterday at the gallery with some wonderful fellow volunteers at the Winter Garden Art Association. The theme for this months show is "Pick Your Passion" and is only open for members to exhibit. The collection of work I've put together for the show represents two of my passions, painting and travel.
Although it has been a few years since I've lived there, I am greatly influenced by my time living in Hong Kong and France and traveling throughout Asia and Europe for many years. I have thousands of reference photos that are a never-ending source for inspiration! I just wish I could paint faster!
If you are in the area, the opening reception is Thursday night, August 7 from 5:30 to 8:00. The address of the gallery is 127 South Boyd Street, in Winter Garden Florida. The show will be up the month of August, if you can't make the reception and would like to see it. The gallery hours are Wed. through Sat. 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
I was getting my work framed which is such a nice feeling, not only to see it all framed which feels like the icing on the cake but to protect it as well. I posted this photo on Facebook of Odd Man Out with yours truly standing next to it to give an idea of scale. Many friends have commented since seeing it they had no idea it was that big! It's really difficult when we see work on websites or in Facebook without a human standing next to it, to judge the scale of one's work. Many of my paintings are quite large.