Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Studio Messes and Upcoming Events

Okay, the long holiday weekend is over, and its back to reality. I did manage to continue working on a painting I started some time ago, and I came home from work today to find that the almost 4 year old granddaughter had gotten into my studio and "experimented". Sigh. Now the door is locked if I'm not home, and I have the keys with me. Thank goodness she "painted" on her own stuff and not mine, but in order to keep her safe and me sane, the lock is on. I thought those days were over, LOL!

I have been very lax in scoping out new exhibits, but 'tis the season for outdoor shows and festivals, so there should be no excuses for not going to see all the wonderful talent in our area.

Art in the Park, Bay Head Saturday June 13 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Bay Head Business Association Over 45 professional artists selling original paintings, drawings and high quality limited edition prints in an outdoor show in Centennial Park, Bay Head (off of Bridge Avenue behind the municipal parking lot). Musical entertainment, within walking distance to the shops, restaurants and galleries. Three blocks from the beach. Rain date: Sunday, June 14th.Location: Centennial Park, Bridge Avenue, Bay Head Cost: Free to the public Phone: (732) 892-7776Website: http://bayhead.biz/activities/artpark.htm Accessibility: handicap parking, bathrooms, etc

LBI Artist Open Studio Tour Saturday and Sunday, June 27 & 28 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences support the growing arts community on LBI, where many accomplished visual artists live and work. On this self-directed tour see the artists and their aspiring artwork in their local studios. View artwork in all media. Pick-up a guide book at the LBIF or online at www.lbiartists.com. Location: 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies Cost: Free and Open to the Public Phone: (609) 494-1241Website: www.lbifoundation.org

Just two of a myriad of local art venues that you can visit and the cost for these two are FREE!

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