Another painting I have been thinking about for a long time. She loved being in this dress and the thought still makes her smile. The painting is a birthday gift that will be delivered when framed. Her birthday is the same week as one of her sisters, the model in Ready to Go posted on October 13th.
The models, Sophia in Ready to Go and Annalisa in Blueberry Dress, with Gala, their mom—who is also one of my daughters. Very good company!
Once a month I met with a few of my colleagues. We critique our recent paintings and have lunch together. Interesting conversation and much laughter seems to always be part of our time together. On this day, I loved the colors and shapes on the table, the trees outside and the body langue of two of my friends. Seemed like a painting to me.
This is one of those paintings that slowly evolved. I wanted to create the atmosphere of this room, with the good company one finds here. It took a while to create something that pleased me. This does.
The Frye Cafe, Namaste and My Red Bow have been juried into Visual Voices. I have just learned Namaste has won Best of Show! An exhibition catalog,Visual Voices: Women Painters of Washington, by David Lynx and translated into Spanish by Ricardo Chama, will be made available to participating classes in Spanish, English, Art, and Humanities classes. Library of Congress Control Number: 2014917019. ISBN: 978-0-9894446-2-0
Larson Gallery | Yakima Valley Community College 16th & Nob Hill Boulevard | Yakima WA January 15 - February 21, 2015 Closing reception for the public at the Larson Gallery February 21, 2015, from 3 to 5 pm.