Monday, December 28, 2015

The New Year is right around the corner!

It was my birthday a couple of days ago and Dave gave me these flowers. I decided to paint them today.  I might add some touches tomorrow, but I do like the simplicity. I hope you had a great holiday and that you'll have a wonderful New Year! What have you been doing/painting lately?

(Oil Study) Celeste Bergin, Birthday Flowers, oil on 9x12 canvas panel

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

The Big 500



This is one of 10 of my paintings in the "Big 500".  This show/sale is an annual fundraising event benefiting the Oregon Food Bank (500+ artists, around 5000 paintings in Pioneer Mall.  So much variety, you will not be disappointed)!

Bring a can of food for free entry

People's Art Gallery
Opens Sat Dec 12th at 2pm – until 9pm

It's a little competitive, get there early (The work is scattered)
show runs through January 10
(all art is 8x8 unframed, $40)

People's Art Gallery
700 SW Fifth (3rd floor) Suite 4005
Mark Woolley Gallery = Suite 4110
Pioneer Square Mall, downtown Portland
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Oh, and I missed telling you about the Thursday art discussion last week ...to see what we brought go HERE.
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(Top Photo) Painting: Celeste Bergin, Portland Nocturne, oil on 8x8 birch panel