"Buoy Dance" gets into IAPS 16th Annual show!

"Buoy Dance" 16x12" Pastel on sanded paper Sold

Today I got notice that my piece "Buoy Dance" was accepted into the IAPS 16th Annual Exhibition! I'm more than just thrilled that it's going to the Butler Museum in Youngstown, Ohio, but mostly because I've earned 1 (one) point towards the IAPS Master circle (it takes 5 to get Master Status). The International Association of Pastel Societies "represents pastel societies uniting in a common cause--to demonstrate the validity and quality of fine art in pastel around the world."

So, I've got one small problem...I have to retrieve the painting from the gallery that it hangs in before it sells! I'm thinking (as I write this) that I'll have the gallery owner ship it for me to it's destination. Ooops, I have two problems..... how can I get away from my family for the weekend to attend the awards ceremony? Augh...the dual duty as a mom and artist!

Anyway, I'll figure it out, when there is a will, there is a way!
And if any one is interested, this image is available through Imagekind.


Blogger Elizabeth Seaver said...

Congratulations! I am sure all will work out for this cool thing to occur!

5/20/10, 7:36 PM  
Blogger Brenda Boylan said...

Thanks Elizabeth, I do hope all will work out.
BTW, I love your Avatar! It makes me smile!

5/20/10, 7:39 PM  
Blogger Amanda Makepeace said...

Congratulations!! You're in the EBSQ Friday Five!

5/21/10, 3:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congrats!! Great pastel painting.

5/21/10, 4:59 AM  
Blogger Suzanne said...

Congradulations on the great news! I love your painting and how you created the reflections in the water.

5/22/10, 12:40 PM  
Blogger Brenda Boylan said...

Thanks Amanda! I stopped by the EBSQ blog and took a peek at the other 4! Nice job!

Thanks Sherrykey and Suzanne! I'm still walking on a cloud! I love painting water and the reflections it makes! Glad you like it!

5/22/10, 10:07 PM  
Blogger Nancy Goldman said...

Congratulations. This painting is beautiful and has such a serene feeling.

6/5/10, 7:33 AM  

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