- Category: Starflower Blog
- Published: Wednesday, 28 August 2013 18:00
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Welcome to Starflower Studio, Libby Davidson's gallery! I've finished my 50 paintings for my "50 Project" , having set that goal for myself to paint 50 plein air watercolor paintings in my 50th year. After a very busy several weeks of matting and framing in late October, the paintings went on tour, starting at the Colchester Meeting House in November, then on to the CIC Gallery (The Essex Reporter and Colchester Sun offices) in December, on to the Emile Gruppe Gallery in Jericho, VT Jan 15 - Feb 23rd, and then to the Richmond Free Library for the month of March. Now it is on to the final exhibit at Artists' Mediums, Taft Farm Plaza, Williston, VT May 1 - July 31st, 2014! A total of 19 of the 50 paintings have sold so far, so be sure come see the show at Artists' Mediums to pick out your favorites:
50 Project exhibit soon showing at Artists' Mediums, Taft Farm Plaza, Williston, VT, May 1 - July 31, 2014.
Register now for my Free Plein Air Watercolor Demo at Artists' Mediums Friday May 9th 4 - 6 pm. (802) 879-1236
See me at the Artist's Reception at Artists' Mediums Thursday June 5, 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Prices for 50 project watercolors range from $150 to $510 depending on the size of the original. Contact Artists' Mediums at (802) 879-1236 if you have interest in purchasing an original!
I updated my website with a new look in late 2013, and I'm especially happy that there is now the option for folks to subscribe to my blog. I was waiting for this option before updating my blog. It currently shows the very first 7 of my 50 paintings but that will soon change (I know, hang in there - I WILL get to it eventually!), and if you subscribe, then you'll be notified when I do add new photos and stories from my 50 Project experiences. I have plenty of great photos of my paintings in progress and have kept lots of notes to share soon online! Above, the top photo shows me painting #50 of 50, which I titled "October Celebration", of view of Camels Hump from Essex looking towards Richmond, VT. Check out the first of my 50 that appear in my blog , along with the interesting stories that go along with them. What great incentive it was for me to stay active painting plein air (out of doors) right through last winter, even though I paint in watercolors. It's great to know that, even in freezing conditions, it's possible to use watercolors plein air! I've gotten back to painting, though at a slower rate lately. Hoping that will change once the exhibits get in place. My 50 paintings are available for sale, but they're starting to move pretty fast - only 29 of the 50 are available now!
Remaining Shows of '50 Project' Paintings in 2014:
May 1 - July 31, 2014 at Artists Mediums, Taft Farms Center, Williston, VT, Free Plein Air Watercolor Demo Fri May 9, 4 - 6 pm,
Artist's Reception at Artists Mediums Thurs June 5, 4:30 - 6:30 pm, (802) 879-1236
October 5, 2014 at The Gallery at WREN, 2013 Main St, Bethlehem, NH, Plein Air Watercolor Workshop 1 - 3 pm, Artists' Talk & Trunk Sale 3 - 5 pm, Call to register (603) 896-9736
In 2011,2012 and 2013 I participated in several Plein Air events in Vermont. In July it was the Vermont Plein Air Festival at Emile Gruppe Gallery in Jericho, VT, which had about 75 artists registered each year, with more on the waiting list. See me there again in 2014 on July 19th! In late September 2012, I participated in the Vermont Plein Air Octoberfest in Stowe, VT. See my blog for more photos and information about these wonderful events. Such fun! Unfortunately, the VT Plein Air Octoberfest in Stowe has been discontinued. Lots of work to organize these events...