Sorry for taking so long to update my blog, but the holidays have had me busy. Two weeks ago, I participated in “Art Unleashed” a fundraiser for the Lexington Humane Society. I featured my recent animal paintings. And made some good friends.
The shelter/adoption center always plays classical music, for the animals to enjoy.
Cats have a nice lounge where they can play…
and chill out!
Most of the dogs shared a kennel with a friend, so they had a companion while they waited for their new home.
The show was a lot of fun, and thanks to all the kind folks who came out and helped our four-legged-friends!
If you are looking for something wonderful and unique that your loved one can enjoy EVERY DAY…give the gift of art!
In Lexington today, Friday 12th, I will be at the Lexington Humane Society for “Art Unleashed”. 5:30-8pm. Featuring animal art. A portion of sales help take care of the animals.
Also – I will be in Ripley, OH this weekend to celebrate their Traditional Christmas Festival. I am showing with other local artists at Ripley’s Farmer’s Market. It is in the center of town, and a great opportunity to enjoy one of the Ohio River’s great rivertowns.
Don’t Forget, in the Cinci area, I still have a great show hanging at the FUSION gallery.
Sorry it took so long to get the pictures from last week’s art show up, but I am scrambling to do 3 art shows in 2 weeks. A little snow slowed the crowd on Saturday, but we had a great crowd on sunday! Thanks everyone for coming and participating.
Here are a few pictures from the show.
If you missed this one, I will be at Ripley this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Also, I will be at the Lexington Humane Society for “Art Unleashed” this Friday from 5:30-9pm.
You should come to Old Washington. The historic 1700’s village is having their Frontier Christmas celebration. Complete with crafts, carolers, and horse and buggy rides.
The artists at the Ohio River Valley Artist Guild is having their Christmas art show/sale in Old Washington. It is an indoor show with paintings, pottery, photography and jewelry made my local artists. I’ll be there with my latest work, and there are hot drinks and other refreshments.
Just around the corner in Mayslick, renown potter, Ann Legris is having her annual open house at her pottery studio. She offers a unique opportunity to visit her studio and see her latest group of porcelain bowls, pitchers, vases, mugs and teapots as well as her smoke-fired art pottery. Here is Ann’s phone# 606.564.2679 and email firstname.lastname@example.org
And just a bit further down the road, Sunflower Sundries is having THEIR open house. Stop by their farm and see where they make the soap, jam, mustard and pickles they’re famous for. Tour the Soap Shop and see soap making displays. Visit the Farm Kitchen where they make all their food products. They’ll have the Grain Mill set up, and grind fresh Corn meal, making Corn Bread and serving it along with the pot of soup that is hot on the wood stove. You can try samples of all their jams and mustards as well. If it’s sunny, you may want to walk through the organic gardens and see the grounds where we grow the gooseberries, black currants, rhubarb, wild blackberries, okra & asparagus we use in our preserves. Take a look at their website or give them a call for 606.763.6827 more information
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Ken is a self-taught artist from rural Kentucky, whose work includes painting, printmaking, animation and ipad art. He considers himself to be a 'lifetime learner' and he uses art as the vehicle to explore and learn more about the world around him. Much of his work reflect his optimistic views on rural folk culture, river life and simple pleasures.
You can visit Ken every Final Friday of the month at studio 400 at the Pendleton Art Center in downtown Cincinnati. He can also be found picnicking near his home in the Historic Village of Old Washington, KY.