Thursday, January 28, 2010

Hanging....at O'Connor's


Our art group has been meeting on Tuesdays for several years at O'Connor's restaurant in Multnomah Village. "Mainstay" members (artists who show up most regularly) get to show work in monthly shows for 90 day increments. We've dubbed this offshoot group "Eight+" because it generally works out to be eight or nine artists. At the end of our stint another artist takes over the walls for 90 days and then we get the walls back again. To use a much overworked phrase, it's a "win-win" because we get to experiment with scale (check the height of those ceilings!) and also, the customers seem to really appreciate the rotating art. On top of all this good news, we've even sold work from here! We always look forward to art discussion and breakfast..at O'Connor's.

8 comments:

Mariano Zucchi said...

Hi Celeste,
your work looks definitly great at the O'Connor, good luck.

Katherine van Schoonhoven said...

Your painting looks beautiful! Great to see you this morning. The show looks really good. Kvan

Caio Fernandes said...

Celeste , you make being an painter a delightful experience !!
you always tell nice things about your routine .
i should learn to live with you . my "paiter experience " is just dust loliness and cat walk in crises in dark rooms ( dark to save money of eleticity bills ) .hahah!!
yout painting got great there ! O'CONNORS IS VERY LUCKY FOR HAVING A CELESTE BERGIN on their wall .

AutumnLeaves said...

What a fabulous idea for like-minded artists. Wish I could come for breakfast (not that I'd have paintings to hang, but the discussions must be fabulous)!

billspaintingmn said...

Looks cozy, feels cool!
I have always enjoyed seeing local art on the walls when I go out.
There's a coffee house near my studio that hangs art,hmmm I wonder.

Kathy said...

Your painting looks fabulous! And, your art group seems like a terrific idea. It's good to exchange ideas over a meal and offer mutual support. Nice.

Carrie H. said...

I'm digging out sketch books - They're all over the place!

B Boylan said...

Miss not meeting up with you all at O'Connors! It's nice to see it posted here. And....a congrat ... you sold that incredible "green sky" painting! I wasnt' fast enough to nab it! Dang!