Monthly Archives: September 2012
A friend and fellow artist, Elba Molina, and I hung our paintings at Bookhill Bistro in upper Georgetown (1639 Wisconsin Avenue NW) yesterday afternoon. Mori, the owner, was kind enough to give us a free rein to hang our art on his nice walls.
To Washington area residents, please drop by (the bistro is open every day except Mondays) to sample the good food and wine he offers and to see our art. The patio is lovely, especially at this time of year.
The 2012 17th Street Art Festival will be held on Saturday, September 22nd, from 12 – 6 pm on 17th Street, between P Street and Riggs Place NW. I will have a booth there so please come, browse, and people-watch. It should be fun (weather permitting)! I plan to show some of my art and my sister’s one-of-a-kind jewelry. Mark your calendars!
I’ve been blogging exclusively in my own art website (paintingsbycynthia.com) but, I guess, my reach is wider in blogger.com, so I’ll do both.
I have not been painting much these days because of various reasons. I’ve been busy with personal commitments and also wanted to reduce my inventory of paintings before creating some more. The last two canvasses I painted were Tsunami (my latest attempt to do an abstract piece) and Voices of Hope (a tribute to the women in the Middle East).
I usually paint what I feel. Although I want to sell my art, it matters not whether what I have created is “saleable” or not. What really matters is that I have committed to canvas or paper what has inspired me in the first place.