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Friday, December 20, 2013

Two More Miniature Awards

I was very pleased that two more of my miniature paintings have won awards:
Buoys Galore
Won First in the Marine Category at the
Florida Miniature Art Society's 39th Annual International Miniature Art Show
Scheduled for Jan. 18 thru Feb. 9 2014 at the Dunedin Florida Fine Art Center

Sunset Glow
Won the Peoples Choice Award at the
Renaissance Gallery's 13th Annual National Miniature Exhibition
December 2013 Huntington West Virginia

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Two Miniature Paintings Win Awards

I was very pleased to learn that two of my Miniature Paintings have won awards at National Miniature Shows.

My Painting "Escaping" has won an Honorable Mention for Oil on Ivorine at the Miniature Painters, Sculptors, & Gravers Society of Washington D.C. Exhibit at the Mansion at Strathmore in North Bethesda MD. http://mpsgs.org/MPSGS-Exhib.htm

My painting "Rose and Bud" has won the CPA Floral Award at the 30th Annual Cider Painters of America International Exhibit at the  VGOGH GALLERY
281 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, PA


Monday, November 11, 2013

Article in International Artist Magazine

I am very pleased that the article I have been working on with International Artist Magazine is published in the December/January 2014 Issue # 94 and will be out soon. If you get to see that issue check it out on page 80. www.internationalartist.com.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Third Place in the September Daily Paint Works Art Contest

Yesterday I learned that I had won a Third Place in the September Daily Paintworks Art Contest for my painting "Sparkle". In addition to the prize money I will be able to post additional pieces of my art on the Featured Artist Page of Daily Paintworks. http://www.dailypaintworks.com/contest/2013-september/181 Look for new pieces of my art there!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Awarded Honorable Mention

My painting "Nautilus Shell and Pot" was awarded an Honorable Mention in the National Society of Artists, 29th Juried National Exhibit at the Brazosport Art League, Clute TX – Septmber 2013
Nautilus Shell and Pot
16" x 20" Oil on Linen Board

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

A First Place Suprise.

I had a real surprise when I received my miniature paintings back from the Casper Wyoming Artist' Guild's 19th Annual International Miniature Art Show. I had won First Place for my painting "Sunset in the Trees.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Paintings in 100% Pure Florida Exhibit

Two of my paintings have been selected to be included in the 100% Pure Florida Exhibit at the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery in Melbourne FL http://fifthavenueartgallery.com which runs from September 3 through September 29, 2013
Oranges and Stripes
12" x 12" - Oil on Linen Panel

Pears and Stripes
12" x 12" - Oil on Linen Panel
 I'm honored to have my work two of the 55 pieces in the Show!!!

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Paintings Accepted in National Shows.

Three of my paintings have been accepted in National Shows! What an Honor!!!

"Sparkle" has been accepted in the American Women Artists 16th Annual National Juried Exhibition at the RS Hanna Gallery in Fredericksburg Texas November 1 thru the 24th.

Sparkle 20" x 24" Oil on Linen Board

In addition two of my paintings "Copper and Blue" and "Nautilus Shell and Pot" were accepted into the National Society of Artists 29th Annual National Juried Show at the Brazosport Art League Gallery in Clute TX September 21 thru October 13 2013.
Copper and Blue
16" x 20" Oil on Linen Board
Nautilus Shell and Pot
16" x 20" Oil on Linen Board

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Great Suprise

Just learned that my painting "Afternoon at the Creek" was awarded First Place in Oils at the Richeson75 Landscapes, Seascapes, and Architecture Exhibit at the Richeson School of Art Gallery in Kimberly Wisconsin. What an Honor!! 

The entire show can be seen at http://www.richeson75.com/landscape/index.html

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Second Place Award!!!

I just leaned that my Miniature Painting "The Collection" has won Second Place in the 21st Annual International Miniature Show at the Parklane Gallery in Kirkland, Washington!

What an honor!! The Show will open on April 30th and you can see all the pieces at their website.
"The Collection" Watercolor
Framed size 5 3/4" h x 4 1/4" wide

Monday, April 22, 2013

Another Painting Seclected!!!

I was delighted that another of my paintings was selected to be included in the 2013 First Juried Salon Show of Traditional Oils, to be held at the Crooked Tree Arts Center, Inc. in Petoskey Michigan. The exhibition will run from June 22 through August 31 2013.

"Lemons and Stripes" Oil on Linen Board 12" x 12"

Painting selected for Richeson75 Landscape Seascape and Architectural Show

I was very pleased that my painting "Afternoon at the Creek" was selected as a Finalist in the Richeson75 Landscape Seascape Architectural Exhibit in Kimberly Wisconsin. The Show runs from May 29th through July 5th. Once the show is up you can see it at richeson75.com
"Afternoon at the Creek" Oil on Linen board 12" x 12"


Thursday, February 21, 2013

My Painting "Sparkle" accepted in OPA National Exhibit

I just learned this morning that my painting "Sparkle" was accepted into the Oil Painters of America 22nd Annual National Juried Exhibition at the InSight Gallery in Fredericksburg Texas  - May 17 - June 17 2013.

Sparkle - Oil on Linen - 20" x 24"

This really made my day, week and month!!! Im really excited and look forward to attending the Opening in May.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Another Painting Selected

My Painting "Carmel Cypress" was selected to be included in the Second Annual Women Painters of the Southeast Juried Members Exhibition and Sale April 15 - May 20 at the Imagine Gallery in Franklin, TN.
Oil on Linen Board 12" x 12"

you can see all of the Selected works at

Painting Selected

My Painting "Rocky Steam " was selected to be included in the Richeson75 Small Works Show at the Richeson School of Art in Kimberly WI - Feb 5 - March 22 2013

Oil on Linen Board 8" x 10"
 You can see the whole show online at

Saturday, January 26, 2013

What a Nice Suprise

This morning I received an email from Mark Andrew Terry saying he had used one of my paintings as a visualization for a poem, "Elaine, Good morning. I hope you do not mind, I wrote a passage this morning and used your painting as a visualization".

Pan at Polasek
This was the painting that I did at the Winter Park Plein Air Paint out last year.
Below is the poem,

Light winds through bullrush greet unfolding dawn and at its gates awaken muse and faun. Within the morning, shadows' lengths are drawn, and wilderness begins to stretch and yawn.
As rays like arms embrace the coming day, a plaintive melody begins to play.  It stirs the chords that yearn we stack away, from temperance it calls for us to stray.
Eight-hundred years before Herodotus, his hollow reed, pastoral-sensuous, seduced the moon to dally with the Pan, whose form comprises best of beast and man.
In streaming glen where fauna makes their home, and forests where the nymphs and satyrs roam, in sacred caves of mountains rising wild, Polasek dreamed of allegory's child, a paean song to celebrate our Spring, Arcadian, a mythic wonderling. 

Here is the link to his site: http://allpoetry.com/poem/10321347-Polaseks_Pan-by-Mark_Andrew_J_Terry

The poem is beautiful . I feel very honored that he used my painting.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Art Trysts Workshop

Last Saturday and Sunday I taught a Workshop on Composition at the Art Tryst Studio in Clearwater, FL. Below is a photo of my students and I at the completion of the Workshop along with their Artwork accomplished during the two day effort. I feel they did a great job for the time available and I truly enjoyed teaching the Workshop.