I remember I worked with a graphic designer a long time ago who told me that she had a full-sized drafting table in her bedroom. She (apparently) would roll out of bed and jot down ideas/designs right then and there. She counseled me: "I can't imagine a creative person not having whatever tools they need wherever they want in their home". So... it's several years later... but her words come back to me now. I've got my new/old Yarka easel all ready to put up (and leave up) in the front room after Christmas. Yeah. You heard me...the front room...why not?!
No time for painting today. I'm getting ready for Christmas. The snow scene above is from my archives. What are you doing for Christmas?
Painting: Celeste Bergin, Snowscape, oil on 9x12 canvas panel (SOLD)
Have you wondered why you are creating? Have you ever thought about quitting (or not even starting)? Theories on this subject will be advanced (and answers provided) Wednesday, Sept 9, 6:30-7:30 2412 NW Raleigh St, Portland, OR 97210
OHSU Collaborative Life Science Bldg Invitation Only, Tilikum Bridge Lighting
Art Splash City of Tualatin Tualatin Commons 8325 SW Nyberg Street Tualatin, OR Reception, July 25, 2015
PACIFIC NORTHWEST PLEIN AIR 2015 Juried Competition and Exhibition (Juror: Bryan Mark Taylor) Columbia Art Gallery August 2015 Reception August 7, 6-8pm 215 Cascade Street Hood River, Or 97031
Broderick Gallery 1318 Commerce Ave, Longview, WA 98632 Reception: Sunday, June 7 1-6pm
(To celebrate its summer special exhibition: The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden) Event Dates: 8/8/2014 - 8/10/2014 Reception: 8/9/2014 Location: Portland Art Museum (503) 226-2811 1219 SW Park Ave Portland OR 97205
Alla Prima Portland First Annual Invitational Group Show 2014