I could have added this information to my last post, but felt it needed its own post because of the excitement involved. The following 2 plein air paintings, 6 x 6 have juried in to the upcoming, most talked about exhibit in Southern California.
|San Gorgonio Inn 6 x 6 oil on canvas done in plein air|
|Mobile Produce Stand 6 x 6 oil on canvas also done in plein air|
The event which will be held at the Randy Higbee Gallery in Costa Mesa will open with a private reception by invitation only on Friday Dec. 3, 2010. The following night is an artist reception with awards valued at more than $6600.00. This was the initial amount and more than $2000.00 has been added to the kitty. Judges for the event include John Stearn of the Irvine Museum, Jeff Horn talented plein air artist and teacher and you the viewing public for the People's Choice awards. This should be a very exciting evening. Meet the artist, have a selection of more than 250 original 6 x 6 pieces to choose from. There were over 600 entries to this event and approximately 300 were chosen. I am very happy to have my 2 little gems in the show.
I think both of these pieces show a little nostalgia from my area and proud to represent the Inland Empire.
Randy Higbee Gallery is located at:
102 Kalmus Drive
Costa Mesa, Ca.
You can phone ahead for times.
Here is the link to their website.
Artist from around the world have submitted works for this event. So make a point to visit the show.
The following is information from Randy Higbee, gallery owner.
Event (by Randy Higbee)
The Randy Higbee Gallery in conjunction with kingofframe.com are hosting a very special event that will bring nationally acclaimed representational artists to a spectacular venue in Orange County, California.
It is one of the gallery's desires to expose it’s broad base of retail and wholesale collectors to a diverse selection of fine artists who do not usually get the opportunity to show in this affluent, Southern California region.
It is my feeling that this combination of small, affordable paintings by a collection of locally and nationally recognized fine artists will create a Holiday buying opportunity that will stimulate most collectors.
Until next time, ENJOY THE ART! Terry d. Chacon