My Show on 11.7.08

| November 7, 2008

Tomorrow, I will have my art show at the Artists’ Nook in Bellvue, Co.  And I will also have work in the adjoining Fine Antiques Store owned by the awesome Bev Perina.  I honestly can’t wait for the show.  I am not sure how many folks will show up.  But whatever happens I will be [...]

Dia de los Muertos

| October 11, 2008

This weekend, the town of Bellvue is celebrating its first Dia de los Muertos.  Bev Perina will be hosting a Dia de los Muertos Celebration:   Fine Art and Antique show (Bellvue, CO) -  Oct 10-12th, 2008, as well.  Bev owns the Bellvue store and host an event every second Friday of the month.    There [...]

Castro Street Fair

| October 7, 2008

Tami and Marty met me at my booth.  Special Events, had set up my booth and left two tables for me (and they come and tear it down after the show).  We put out my wonderful linens from Santa Fe, my art, prints and t-shirts.  The booth looked great.    The show officially opened at [...]

Race to Craziness!!

| October 7, 2008

It is about time that I start blogging again.  You are probably wondering where I have been.  Well quite frankly, I have been on the Race to Craziness!!  Yes after my post about the accident, I hit a level of overload, I haven’t seen in quite some time.   To catch you up just a [...]

The Accident

| August 17, 2008

I call this image the Race to Craziness.  I love it because the canvas was covered in receipts, statistic book pages, music, tickets from everywhere that year, and more trashy novel pages. My goal was to cover the chaos of life and make it beautiful.  The piece is 24×36”.    I chose it for today’s [...]

Santa Fe – Blessings for Home & Life

| August 4, 2008

Well I have an update on how my gallery visit went.  I arrived at The Blessing today at about lunch time and met with Jenni and her husband Doug.  They opened Blessing for Home & Life last October.  It is inside of Annapurna Restaurant.  They specialize in religious icons, statues, scents, teas and much more.  They [...]

Girls Inc. Of Santa Fe 36th Annual Arts & Crafts Show – Aug. 2-3, 2008

| July 22, 2008

Well it is almost here!  I think I mentioned in one of my earlier post, that I have been accepted into the Girls Inc. of Santa Fe 36th Annual Arts & Crafts Show.  It is the first weekend in August.  And there are 250 artists that will be in the show.  You had to be [...]

Laurie Zuckerman & Memory Jugs

| June 29, 2008

I got a chance to have lunch on Friday with Laurie Zuckerman.  She is an artist, teacher, photographer and amazing shrine maker.  If you have perused my website (www.venitahawkins.com) you will have seen her photography.  She took the majority of the photos on both my website and blog.  Next year, 2009, she will be doing [...]

Arvada Art Market Submission

| June 26, 2008

You would think I would give up submitting to shows, but NO!!!!!!!  I sent in my five slide submission today.  The show is December 12 – 21, 2008.     Many of my friends have encouraged me to enter.  It is suppose to be a large show done at the Arvada Art Center.  They sell traditional art, glass, [...]

Fort Collin’s Rocky Mountain Biennial Show Submission – Epilogue

| June 26, 2008

Well to my surprise the notice came in on Tuesday.  “It is with regret that we did not accept any of your work….”  I should have been really sad about it.  But, my response was quite different then when I received the rejection notice from the Emerging Artist submission.  I was oddly not really sad.  [...]