Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Sunnyvale Art Club's 2017 Annual Art show at the Sunnyvale Library

The Sunnyvale Art Club's annual art show happened this weekend at the Sunnyvale Public Library. This was a juried show. Name of the Judge: Jose Luis Andrade. He is an instructor at the Arthub academy located at Saratoga CA. Website: http://www.arthub.academy/jose-luis-andrade

Show dates : June 17,2017 from 12 noon to 6 pm (Saturday) and June 18,2017 from 12 noon to 5 pm (Sunday) at the Sunnyvale Public Library  665 West Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086.

This show was a memorable one for me because not only did I win 3rd place under mixed media category, I also sold my painting -- Tribute to Cecil. 

Here are some pictures of the show:

Note: I won 3rd place for the Tiger painting seen in the picture and I sold the Lion painting seen here (Tribute to Cecil)
Note: Tiger painting details:
Title: Tiger,Tiger, Burning Bright
Medium: Pen and Ink ( Mixed media category)
3rd place winner under mixed media category

Lion Painting details:
Title: Tribute to Cecil
Medium: Pen and Ink with Colored pencils  ( mixed media category)
Price: SOLD !

These are only 2 paintings that I entered this year for the show.

Selfie with the judge of the show: Jose Luis Andrade

Here is a close up picture of my SOLD  painting:

Title: Tribute to Cecil
Medium: Pen and Ink with Colored Pencils on Watercolor paper
Price: SOLD !

Here is a close up of my Tiger painting

Title: Tiger,Tiger, Burning Bright
Medium: Pen and Ink
3rd place winner under mixed media category

Some more pictures of the show and  fantastic artworks of other art club members are below:

Note: Visitors admiring artworks 

Visitors admiring artworks 

Artwork of Angelo Lopez

Art Demo by an art club member-- Mat Coutney  outside the Sunnyvale Library

The judge giving his critique on artworks

Beautiful artwork by Cathy Ordonez

Beautiful paintings by Lavonne Carrick

Diana with her beautiful paintings

Suzanne with her stunning animal artworks and also a wildlife enthusiast
Some pictures of art club members who worked behind the scenes to make this show possible:

Club members discussing logistics on how to display artworks! 

Photographing artworks -- Barbara Wilson with Lavonne 

Setting up panels to display artworks

This is how it looks after show set up.

Picture of postcard created for the show by an  art club member

Show postcard for 2017

I thankful for being a part of this vibrant art community. And I also thank everyone who worked towards making this show a success. I would like to specially thank Suzanne who is a  superb wildlife artist and a wildlife enthusiast for purchasing my artwork -- Tribute to Cecil.  Thank you again.

Update: I came  to know that we had about 1000 visitors who attended this show that weekend.

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." -- Helen Keller