What were they looking for? How would I compare? Would I make it?
I've learned that nothing is certain. I've learned that a lot depends on the judge, and more depends on me (as the artist) and the stage I'm at with my own art. I've learned that entering a show is half the challenge (of getting recognized) and sometimes it's more than half. Just putting yourself out there is the first step.
I saw much that intrigued me at last week's show. Here's the winner, and then I'll follow up below with my thought process and observations on judging a show.
My congratulations go to Faye Sullivan for taking 1st Place! Her glowing wave seemed ready to envelope me in a warm bath, which I was evidently eager for.
Come with Helen K. Beacham and Kelly Medford to paint Venice this October...
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