|L. S. Eldridge|
L. S. Eldridge
W A T E R C O L O R S
Notes from the Deckle Edge
My painting "Tooling Around" will be included in the American Watercolor Society's Traveling Exhibition (2019/2020) which will exhibit at the following galleries:
Blowing Rock Art & History Museum May 3 – July 21, 2019
159 Ginny Stevens Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Pryor Art Gallery August 2 – September 22, 2019
1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN 38401
Eastern Shore Art Center October 4 – November 24, 2019
401 Oak Street
Fairhope. AL 36532
The Next Picture Show December 6 – January 1, 2020
113 West First Street
Dixon, IL 61021
Wassenberg Art Center February 7 – March 8, 2020
214 South Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891
Plymouth Center for the Arts March 13 – April 20, 2020
11 North Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
I hope you have the opportunity to view these works if you are in the area. You can also find this information on my Events page. Back to my brushes.
"The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surrounding." - Okakura Kakuzo
I'm pleased to share that my painting "Tooling Around" has been awarded a High Winds Medal in the
American Watercolor Society's 152nd Annual International Exhibition. My thanks to the Jury of Awards, Frederick Wong, Carole McDermott, and Chris Krupinski for honoring my work. The exhibit is on display in April at the Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. If you are in the area I hope you will take the opportunity to see it. Congratulations to all the award winners and exhibitors! Back to my brushes.
"Make an empty space in any corner of your mind, and creativity will instantly fill it." - Dee Hock
I'm pleased to share that my painting "Losing Traction" has been accepted in the Arkansas Territory Bicentennial Art Exhibition which will tour the states of Arkansas and Oklahoma during 2019 and 2020. This exhibition celebrates, through the medium of fine art, 200 years of history of the geographical area referred to as the Arkansas Territory of 1819. I hope that you will be able to see the exhibit at one of the locations listed on my Events page.
Starting the year off right, I have read a few books (postponing some earlier picks) starting with Rivals by Sebastian Smee, Broad Strokes by Bridget Quinn (a reread) , Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton, and rounding it out with a nice little mystery. My stack of reading continues to grow and I have even received some books from friends, which is always nice and appreciated. And I continue to paint on my latest work. Both the last piece I finished (on its way to Italy) and this current piece have been different and educational. A time vortex to be sure, but fun and invigorating.
I will add that I am finally getting better health wise. I have been sick (except for a couple of weeks) since November. So it has really been a difficult winter for me. With improved health, things are looking up! Back to my brushes.
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts." - Alan Cohen
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