As you may remember (because I keep going on and on about it), I was recently selected to be one of the artists featured as part of the Clackamas County Arts Alliance’s Artist Exhibit Program (if not, you can read about it here).
For a while I thought someone made a mistake. After all, yours truly as an artist who beat out loads of other artists for a solo exhibition? Obviously, someone had to have been drunk emailing, right? Then I got the letter asking me to attend an orientation – and when I attended they didn’t kick me out! But still, I told myself wouldn’t consider my acceptance “for real” until I had news of an actual exhibition date.
Well, I finally have the dates for and location of the gallery in which my art will be displayed, so I guess my selection wasn’t a clerical error or a practical joke.
Solo Exhibition (Squeeee!!!)
This space is completely open to the public, so if you have a chance, please come out and take a peek sometime during the exhibition. Each piece will be for sale, so feel free to bring along that art collector friend of yours or just someone whose walls are a bit bare.
Take a peek at my Official AEP Listing here.
So Thrilled…And Busy!
I’m super excited about this because, after seeing the space at the Orientation in December, the Entry Gallery was one of my top picks for the spots I wanted to get (I had no say in where or when, that was entirely up to the director of the program). The space is in a high-traffic area where people can sit and enjoy a coffee break or wait for an appointment.
The trouble is that right now I don’t have seven to nine pieces of my colored pencil art that I really want to show. I only have about four (maybe three when I’m feeling really critical of myself), so I’ll be spending the next couple months dealing with some major eye strain and hand cramps as I frantically scribble away to complete several more pieces.
With all these projects to get to, I’d better sign off and get crackin’. I hope you can find time to make your way to Oregon City to see the exhibition!
PS – If you do make it out to the exhibition, I’d love to hear what you think, so don’t be shy about sending a comment. And if you can’t make it, I’ll be posting my own photos of the display on this blog later in the spring.
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TAMMIE PAINTER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE TRIALS OF HERCULES: BOOK ONE OF THE OSTERIA CHRONICLES AND AN ARTIST WHO DEDICATES HERSELF TO THE TEDIUM OF CREATING IMAGES WITH COLORED PENCIL. YOU CAN FIND HER WORK AT TAMMIE PAINTER’S BOOKSTORE & GALLERY.