Wow, these acceptances just keep coming! This time I have a Merit Award for the Artists’ Choice exhibition at Art Room Gallery Online for Vermillion Delight. Click the name of the painting there to see things about it on my website that Art Room Gallery don’t show, namely the poem.
I was delighted to have both my submissions accepted into the 5th Annual Skies Art Exhibition with Fusion Art. Of course being a favorite subject of mine, I had to spend a lot of time looking at the other entries! Have a look yourself, there are some stunning paintings and photography in there.
And just so you know these paintings don’t always just go to art fairs and in galleries, I love the opportunity to show online also! I don’t have to consider the distance I have to transport or mail it, or the take-in/out schedule. I entered a couple paintings in the Art Room Gallery ‘Shades of Gray’ show, and not only had one accepted, but won a merit award.
I was recently invited to join Alessandro Berni gallery for representation in their online gallery. In the last few days we dotted the is and crossed the ts and this morning I was one of the new artists introduced in their mailing.
I’ve been rather remiss about posting newer works. This one is not-newer enough to have been hanging in the BAI before I got to posting it. I’ve been posting more on Instagram (#skyscapesforthesoul), but would like to post more consistently across platforms. If anyone has a great recommendation for a tool to allow you to do this, I’m all ears. I’ve heard of ‘hootsuite’, but would rather have a one-time purchase than a monthly subscription that they’re asking for.
So for covid, I pretty much stopped producing original work and spent time on three books, three commissions, a lot of house repairs and working for the census. So I have now realized I haven’t posted any ‘Newer work’ in a while and need to catch up. There are a lot of half finished pieces, and more in the works. This and the next couple pieces were produced last year for a specific ‘Abstract Detritus’ show in Borrego Springs. They didn’t sell, so they go into my regular ‘show stock’.
#1457 “Treasure”. 10×17″ reclaimed objects on upcycled panel. 10×17″ $60.
Congratulations! We are pleased to inform you that one or more of your entries have been chosen for inclusion in the 3rd Annual Lines, Shapes & Objects (June 2021) Online Juried Art Exhibition.
Your participation in the competition is very much appreciated as it helped to ensure a diverse body of work from which selections were made.
Please visit the exhibition on our website starting tomorrow, June 5th, to see the exhibition winners and all the beautiful artwork that was selected for inclusion in the exhibition.
Award certificates will be sent to the winners no later than the 15th of the month. If you won Best in Show, your award payments will be sent via PayPal by the 15th. Best in Show winners will also receive an email in the Fall with the details for the Annual Group Show in Palm Springs in 2022.
Thank you again for your participation and sharing your talent with us. We’re honored you chose Fusion Art.
Chris & Valerie Hoffman
Here was my submission, “Cloud Castles” Watercolor collage, 9.5×7.5 in mat to 12×10″. $65: