This Friday I will reach a goal I've had for some time but never even wrote it down. If you have been reading my blog for some time now, you know that I am big on writing goals down, but I digress. The big news is, I am having a Solo Show!
I first met Rip Caswell and his crew through my friend Michael Orwick about two years ago when they were looking for drop-in artists for the gallery. As time passed and the gallery changed and evolved, we have built a business relationship and I was offered a solo show in May. "Passages" opens this First Friday, May 4th at 5:30 to 9:00 and the show will remain up until June 30th. There will be a private viewing for my collectors (I guess it's not so private now) by prior invitation to help launch the show earlier this week.
As I delivered my work to the Gallery, I likened it to turning in a final Senior thesis in college.
What a feeling to have that behind me. Now for the Gala celebration! Here are a few photos I took of the work that Gallery Director, Kathy and her crew hung (minus the title cards and a few adjustments).
Caswell Gallery is located at 255 & 253 E. Columbia River Hwy in Troutdale, OR at the gateway of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Conviently located off Hwy 84, Rip displays his beautiful works in this space that does double duty as a sculpting studio and fine art gallery.
Upon entering into the foyer and looking towards the left wall.
I'll have twenty five pieces (predominately plein air) accompanied by Rips bronze work.
A few smaller pieces in the alcove.
So, come help me pack the house this Friday evening from 5:30~9:00pm. Caswell's will offer music, wine and a few nibbles and I will be painting a demonstration piece that evening for the more curious.
Now if that's not enough, I also have two more smaller events this weekend:
The Northwest Pastel Society's 26th International Show in Tacoma this Saturday, however, I will not be able to make the reception. :(
Art on Broadway. Group show "Colors of the Season" Saturday night at 6:00 ~ 9:00pm
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