"Tiny Dress," 30 x 24
Well, I dropped off the painting above last week at Huff Harrington, and wonderful Meg said, "this is something new for you, no?" and the framer said the same thing! I didn't even get that -- still don't... I was just painting a small dress on a hook in my studio, but I guess we all get identified with certain subject matter, rather than as painters. I was in San Antonio this past weekend, at Salon International at the amazing Greenhouse Gallery, where I had 2 paintings selected for this annual exhibit. (Also, my friend and fellow Atlantan, Bill Davidson, had THREE paintings juried into the show, and he won the landscape award). Another unexpected development was that my painting of yet another rare subject for me -- a dog -- was selected for an Award of Merit by Everett Raymond Kinstler, the judge! I was on Cloud Nine, and still am... at any rate, "Basking," below, is one of those rare paintings that just come out, truly painting itself, and when that happens, you know it!! So, it has been kind of - in fact -- a totally "unexpected" week!
"Basking," 24 x 24