Wednesday, August 5, 2009

August 2009 Newsletter

 Newsletter August 2009

 Greetings. It's hard to believe that its August already. My tomatoes in the greenhouse are turning red faster than we can eat them. And it seems that I spend half my time filling the hummingbird feeders. We have hundreds of Broadtail and Calliope hummers this year.
Breckenridge 18th Annual Juried Competition & Show.
  August 25 through September 26

This is a national juried show and I will have 2 paintings exhibited including my still life I've just Got to be a Cowgirl
The show is held at the Breckenridge Fine Art Center in Breckenridge, TX

Indian Market Santa Fe

This will be my biggest showing at Indian Market. I will have over a dozen new paintings at The Gallery at 822 Canyon Road. Get a sneek peek at my paintings on my Blog I will be adding new images over the next few weeks
The gallery will have a special opening with the artists in attendance.
The opening times are:
Aug 21, 5:00 - 7:30
Aug 22, 3:00 - 5:00
Aug 23, Noon - 2:00

I hope to see you there!

What is the meaning of the face paint in my American Indian paintings?

American Indians painted their faces for decorative purposes and for protection against the wind, sun, snow and insects. Designs of various kinds were used to designate membership in certain societies, to prepare for ceremonies, to mark achievement and to mourn the dead. When used for personal ornamentation there was no guide to the way the paint should be applied beyond the fancy of the wearer or for personal identification.
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