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NEW PAINTING Incarnate (Daydream 44)

"Incarnate (Daydream 44)," 30x30x2", gallery wrapped canvas, acrylics and graphite, image painted/extended around wrap so no need to frame, $1499 plus s&h. Available through March 6th via Starkweather Art Center. Inquiries may always come to me.
It's been a busy last couple of weeks outside the studio, between exhibition openings, guild meetings, artwork delivery and pickup, and critique sessions. I have not been able to get to the easel as much as I would like, but this sort of activity fuels and motivates. There is inspiration that happens when one gets to view artwork in person and talk to other creators. And, of course, I love getting my work out into the world, too, always.

I am so very thrilled and thankful to share that the above painting, Incarnate, was honored with a second place award at Starkweather Arts' Center's Membership Show, juried by Peter Gahan. I thoroughly enjoyed being a panelist at the Paint Creek Center for the Arts discussion relative to their Creatures Great and Small exhibit (it's a very well balanced show of both student and professional level artists - well worth seeing). And I am beyond excited to put to use scholarship monies awarded by the International Society of Experimental Artists, as I make plans to spend a week with one of my heroes Stanka Kordic later this year.

Meanwhile, I will return to my easel today and look forth to some serious paint pushing.

Thanks, as always, for following along with my artwork journey,
Warmly, Kim

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