Thursday, July 26, 2007

TampaBay Painting Days for August

We'll be painting at the following sites on Tuesday and Friday mornings throughout August. Find a shady spot, a little breeze, and get into the view!

Tuesdays: 9:00 am, at Ft. DeSoto. Directions: Take 275South to Pinellas Bayway; after you pass the toll booth, turn south(left) at the light (look for sign for Ft DeSoto Park and/or Tierra Verde). Go to North Beach parking lot to northwest corner of lot. Meet on the beach side of the footbridge near there. Call Don with questions at 727-347-3061 (home #).

Fridays: 8:00 am, at Anclote River Park. Directions: Take Alt.19 North through Tarpon Springs, to Anclote Blvd. (ABC Pizza on west corner) Go west on Anclote Blvd to stop sign at end. Go north on Baillies Bluff and the park come up quickly on the west. Meet near the first shelter/restroom area. Call Jenna with questions at 727-457-6174(cell) or to find us that day.

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Paint the Parks - Top 100

Congratulations to Hope Barton (PAASA) and Karen Hitt (VPA) for being included in the 2007 Paint the Parks-Top 100 national competition. Formerly known as "Arts for the Parks" this is a very prestigious event for landscape painters.

Hope's painting "Big Cypress Swamp", and Karen's "Up from the River Bed" will be included in the traveling national show starting August 1-September 15 at Westboro Fine Arts in Topeka KS. It will then rotate to several venues throughout the country.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Congratulations Val Sandell

PAF member Val Sandell from Sarasota has achieved Signature status with the American Impressionist Society. HERE

Happy for you Val!!!

Sunday, July 8, 2007

Tampa Bay Plein Air

Five Courageous plein air painters faced the heat, 94F,92% humidity, felt like 104 F!!! But we painted in one of the most beautiful and gorgeous area of the Florida west coast Key Vista nature park around Anclote River.

Here are some pictures that have not melted yet. Enjoy

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Selling Guerrilla 9x12 pochade box

Hi, if anybody in the Tampa Bay group is interested in a Guerrilla 9x12 pochade box with a pastel tray (for 40 half sticks).
Brand new never used!! Still in box. $150.

Send me a note.