Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Catching Up

Wow, time does get away from me! 

I was in Orlando, Florida March 8-12th for a Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA) board meeting.  There are 13 people on our board from across the country and we all converged in Orlando for planning and brainstorming.

We also toured the Ormond Beach area, as the gallery for our 2014 exhibition will be held at the Ormond Beach Memorial Gallery and Museum.  It's going to be a great place to showcase colored pencil art...not to mention the beautiful tropical gardens that also surround the museum.

This was about an hour from Orlando, traveling on a late Sunday afternoon.  It was also Biker Week  in Ormond Beach....many, many motorcycles....and loud noise.  We tucked ourselves away in Lulu's a seafood restaurant about a block from the beach, and it was so delightful.

I loved Florida, but hated the travel.  Does this mean I'm getting old?  I used to think travel was so "glamorous".

Ormond Beach, FL (Atlantic Side)
From my recent trip to FL for the CPSA board meeting

I woke up this morning to an email from FASO (Fine Art Studios Online) notifying me that "Sunny Side" has been chosen as a Finalist in the February Bold Brush Competition.  I have been entering the competition each month for some time now, and I finally made the list of winners.  Super happy!

"Sunny Side"
4 x 4 oil on Gessobord
Finalist for February
Bold Brush Competition