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And The Winner Is...

Zoe Ingram Artwork above created by Zoe Ingram

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Ambushed by a vicious cold at 8 months pregnant, plus the responsibility of running after my two-year-old whirling dervish has left me wiped out this week. She is the light of my life, but sometimes--very rarely, but sometimes, I wish she had an off button.

So today, I will shine the spotlight on someone else...

Congratulations Zoe Ingram, the winner of Lilla's Global Talent Search!!! Zoe was a fellow classmate in Make Art That Sells, Lilla Roger's class that I took over the summer, and I am a huge fan of her work. What an unbelievable opportunity-- I can't wait to see where her career goes from here.

And there's more good news--the caliber of entries was so impressive that Lilla awarded another Special Studio Award to Daniel Roode. Wow. Congrats Daniel!!

In other news, mark your calendars...

I am having an Artist Reception!

Come out and support me on Saturday, October 12th from 7:30-11:00 pm. My very big belly and I would love to see you! Hors d'oeuvres will be served and the bar will be open.

Artists' Reception: Backstage Coffee Art Gallery at the Denver Performing Arts Complex on Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 7:30-11:00 pm.

Entitled Re-Imagine Nation, and featuring (from the press release) “… delightfully rendered illustrative artworks by Benjamin Wright Coleman, Kelly Angelovic, Mike Geiger and John D. Schultz, poetry recited by Hannah Haddadi and Haven Grey, and live music performed by Austin Trotter, Re-Imagine Nation melds the kindred spirits of visual art, music and the written word."

The show runs through October 26th.

Re-Imagine Nation Emailer

 

Drying Out

Tandem Bike Sketch An unfinished sneak peak of a larger illustration I am working on this week.

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We are soggy, but (I think) we are finally starting to dry. Last week, the skies spilled more rain than we typically see in a year.

Somehow, my house (despite being 200 feet away from a creek that swelled to fifty times its original size) didn't flood. I feel blessed and grateful beyond words.

Most people that I know in town were not so lucky.

The devastation is heartbreaking. We have a long way to go before things return to normal. If you want to help:

  1. BoulderFloodRelief.org
  2. ImSalvationArmy.org Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY and designate "Colorado Floods."
  3. ColoradoRedcross.org Call 1-800-RED CROSS, or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
  4. United Way Foothills Flood Relief Fund Established to respond to the effects of these storms. Organizers expect to use this fund for immediate relief as well as longer-term recovery in Boulder and Broomfield Counties.

Before the deluge, I had a lot going on. This all seems like ancient history (and rather trivial given recent events), but I want to keep you updated.

The results were tallied for the final round of Lilla Rogers Global Talent Search. Unfortunately, I didn't make the cut.

For all of you who voted, I can't say thank you enough! The outpouring of support from friends, family, and people I don't even know was overwhelming.

Though disappointed, making it to the semi-finals was an unbelievable experience. I learned so much personally and professionally--and I earned some prime-time exposure.

It is all just as it should be.

The talented six who did make it to the final round, deserved to. I personally voted for three of the bags that made it into this next round and I can't wait to see what happens next. If you're interested, the big winner will be revealed on Lilla's blog on October 3rd. Good luck finalists!

My art opening was also a complete success. Thank you to everyone who came out. And if you didn't make it, you have another chance! The show runs through October 26th, and there will be another reception next month:

Artists’ Reception: Backstage Coffee Art Gallery at the Denver Performing Arts Complex on Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 7:30-11:00 pm.
Come out and support me. I would love to see you!

 

Your Vote Matters

Your Vote Matters to Me If you have already cast your vote, thank you. Thank you! You are awesome!!!

If you haven't quite gotten around to it, the gallery is still up. And I need your support!!

As you know, I am a semi-finalist in a Global Talent Search for Lilla Rogers Studio. In this next round, the 50 semi-finalists will be narrowed down to 6, one of whom will be chosen by a public choice vote.

This is where I need you.

It would mean the world to me if you would take the time (I know you're busy--it won't take long) to visit the public gallery and vote for my submission.

Pretty please. And thank you. I cannot tell you how much your support means to me. For those who missed it, here is my farmer's market tote bag submission:

Sweet Harvest

And don't forget, the opening reception for my art show, Re-Imagine Nation, is tonight!

Opening Reception: Backstage Coffee Art Gallery at the Denver Performing Arts Complex on Friday, September 6, 2013 (First Friday) | 7:30-11:00 pm

Hors d'oeuvres will be available and the bar will be open. I hope to see you there!

The gallery is located at Backstage Coffee in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, across from the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and within walking distance from the Convention Center light rail station.