I’ve been trying to plan my next escape to the coast, hoping for a full week of solitude for drawing and designing. Which week do I choose and do I take the dog? Well, now it’s been pushed off until late July due to everyone wanting to use the house over the next multiple weeks. Plus my next 8 days has totally shifted towards one goal: a garden art sale on June 27th. Last night I received a message from a friend, Rhoda Fleischman (amazing ceramic artist, painter and sculptor), inviting me to fill a vacant spot in her garden event. There will be 12 artists participating, plus food, music and the big kiln opening at noon! Not only is it pairing art with a beautiful garden, but it’s a benefit for one of the local food groups. A percentage of all art and food sales will be donated to the Calapooia Food Alliance! Art AND a good cause!
What to take? That’s always the big question! Since this happens to be taking place in a beautiful garden, I’ll be bringing as much botanical work as possible. Today I’m hand coloring camas prints created several years back. It’s been one of those jobs waiting on the back burner and this is the perfect opportunity to get them out of the studio. I’ve also pulled out hand colored Shooting Star prints (a native plant) plus hand cut paper botanical silhouettes. Dog prints, lamps, and the camas sculptures will join in the fun too. I’m not certain about my newer waxed work. Frames need to be created and I have a very limited amount of time. Those might just wait for the Philomath Open Studio tour in October, but it would be loads of fun to have some of the birds on display! We will see how creative I can get over the next 8 days!
The location is : 25672 Gap Rd, Brownsville OR
Open from 10-4pm Saturday June 27th!
Kiln opening at noon – Music at 2pm – Should be a lovely time for all!