On August 16th & 17th I exhibited my work in the inaugural ART WALK NORTH in Mel Lastman Square. I'll admit, it was quite the expensive trek from my downtown apartment, but it was totally worth it. We had such a great crowd of art enthusiasts that, not only looked at the work, but asked questions and connected with the pieces. It was really great!
I had also decided to paint live for the first time and I think it was a really great idea. People weren't as shy to look at my work as I was busy working and had my eyes on my painting. But they also did not hesitate to chat with me which is just the best! I plan to paint at many more of my shows. :)
One highlight of the show was selling my piece "An Ode To Harry Potter" (seen in the middle in the picture above). The young woman who purchased the piece was really connected to it. She told me that she had read all of the books when she was younger and had great memories associated with them. She said she had given the books away when she moved and thought the painting would be a great way to remember them. I am so thrilled that she has this piece and I hope it brings her a lot of joy.
Check out more photos of this incredible event (and beautiful square)!
All set up on the first day!
My back wall of art! Really loving my Flourish Mesh Walls. :)
My side wall of art!
Painting live at the show! Continuing my Eye Series.
Items on my table including my 8" x 10" Art Prints.
My beautiful artwork!
So comfy! And boy do I love my new apron by Gabry Road.
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Feeling so proud! I put that whole thing up by myself! It was my first time without Darren. :)
Other artist exhibiting at the show.
My booth on day 2 of the event.
Artwork set up on day 2.
Side wall of artwork. :)
Working on a new set of eyes on day 2!
The back wall of artwork.
Such a beautiful square! I just love the water.
Stunning water feature right at the entrance to the square.
Ready for another awesome day!
Me and my work. :)
Painting my eye series. Photo taken by Jenny See.
Another wonderful shot by Jenny See.
Very happy painter. Thanks for the wonderful photos Jenny See!