Jekyll Island Beach 2012

Jekyll Island Beach 2012
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Sunday, October 30, 2011

Toscana Gallery "Pause for Beauty"


Paintings along the desert trail, Toscana Gallery Reception


The Rogue Speaks:

Well, the show was FABULOUS! We had a huge crowd, and the tables in the studio were laden with food. The wine was seriously flowing! The desert trail was alive with lights and art, and the gallery simply glowed with beautiful paintings! The breast castings are below:





I was seriously humbled at having received a ribbon for one of my paintings. It really blew me away, because there were such beautiful works of art to choose from. Here are a few photos of some of the entries:











The breast castings will be put on-line, and may be bid on until November 29. Once they are on-line, I will give you all a heads-up so you will have a chance to bid for this most important cause. All proceeds will go directly to breast cancer research, so please consider making a bid.

We had a harpist for our entertainment, and she also had a beautiful singing voice. We were all enthralled!


The bartender was kept pretty busy!


Our next show at Toscana will be in the spring. I hope it is as successful as this one!

28 comments:

Ames said...

Wow Judie! Your art just pops online as well as in person! Congrats on the ribbon! You are one talented lady and deserved it! I look forward to following the online auction.~Ames

Anonymous said...

Some of these paintings are breathtaking! What a wonderful evening it must have been! The castings were full of color and very unique. What a terrific cause!

Congrats on your ribbon! Your painting is beautiful!

noexcuses

Ravenmyth said...

First of all the Venue is breathtaking..what a way to display beautiful works of art...against a desert backdrop. The essense of Nature surrounding this stunning wotk would have been an amazing Frame for each piece of art.

I loved your painting...a well deserved ribbon...the curves and movement in the piece resemble the curves and movement in the female body..Loved it.

That my dear would be a keeper in your memory books....you are doing an amazing job of helping to promote Breast Cancer Awareness...thank you Judie...Always...

Mari Sterling Wilbur said...

Congratulations on the ribbon it is well deserved! All of your art is beautiful! I love your breast casting and it would be stunning in my living room. Where will the bidding start? I'm going to put a link to this post in one of my FB groups. The women in the group have been doing a lot of writing on breast cancer awareness and I did a photo post on a horse show given to raise money. Hopefully the link to your post will help. Both RavenMyth and I added links to:
http://www.facebook.com/groups/blognostics/

Mari Sterling Wilbur said...

Oh - remind me please when the bidding starts - mariwilbur@gmail.com

Jo-Ann said...

The combination of paintings and desert is stunning, and your ribbon is much deserved. You have such a wonderful wealth of creativity that it is fun to see what you will do next. I was blown away by the breast castings--I had seen bras for the cause before but not the castings. Sounds like an evening to treasure!

siggiofmaine said...

WoW ! Enjoyed your taking everyone on the tour of a wonderful event.
Also, love the painting you got...gorgeous.

A wonderful cause, stunning creativity. Enjoyed every moment going thru everything you posted and detailed with text.

Peace,
Siggi in Downeast Maine

BECKY said...

Judie, what a beautiful and extraordinary setting. I'm so happy for you for winning the ribbon. Well deserved! Did you also paint the violin? I love that one! What a unique idea.Please let me know about the spring event a couple of months ahead of time. I would LOVE to attend. Maybe I'll come into some money by then...The Lottery, maybe? HA!

BECKY said...

I forgot to mention I'll check back, too,when the bidding begins on the breast castings.

Judie said...

The cello is painted in encaustic (hot wax) and was done by Joe Bourne. You can see more of his paintings on my right side-bar. He is also a world-renowned vocalist.

As soon as the photos of the castings are posted, I will let everyone know, and the bidding can begin!!!!

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh my gosh, Judie, Congratulations on your ribbon!!! This is soooo exciting!! And I also love your Bad Moon Rising painting--you are amazing.
XO
Cindy

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

The colors in your painting are really beautiful, Judie. YOU ARE A GEM! Thanks for sharing this.
Congratulations and lots of love.
xoRobyn

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Bravo, Judie! Wow! Fantastic ! ~ would you mind joining my Magical Monday Blog Hop and using this link? ~ that would be so magical for all concerned!
I am so happy for you and proud! You rock, girl! ~ hugs and namaste, CArol ^_^

Tammy said...

Beautiful work, Judie, and congratulations on your ribbon! Great cause. Thanks for all your hard work!

BECKY said...

Thanks for the info, Judie!

5thsister said...

thank you for steering me here this evening...a lovely way to finish my day. The art you showcased is amazing. I am so happy for you...a well deserved recognition!

Judie said...

Mari, thank you so very much. I will be talking to the gallery owner tomorrow and will let everyone know when the on-line bidding will begin.

Thanks, everyone, for your support!!!

Sarah said...

All that fabulous artworks for such a great cause. Congrats on the well deserved ribbon. I'm going to look at it again tomorrow on the bigger computer!

Amylynn Bright said...

Absolutely beautiful. Congrats on the excellent show! You have every right to be proud.

Amylynn Bright

Sue said...

What a wonderful show, Judie, and I can see why you won a ribbon. That painting is exquisite. I also love the Bad Moon Rising!

I would love to have been there in person. I'll bet everyone in attendance thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

=)

Gattina said...

That looks like a wonderful success and a beautiful exhibition ! Congrats to your ribbon, I think you earned it ! Love your colorful paintings, mine are also very colorful.

TJ Lubrano said...

Oh my goodness! That's so impressive to see! I love your painting Judie, your skills are amazing!! Congrats to your Ribbon!!

In other news...you are one of the winners of my little giveaway ^_^. YAY!! I will email you soon with a selection of the prints to choose from! Xoxox!!

Jenny said...

I'm not surprised about your ribbon! I think you should have won them all, really!

What a wonderful event! Doing good was never so beautiful!

ChrisJ said...

Congratulations. I love your work (and thoroughly approve whenever the bartender is kept busy!).

askcherlock said...

Judie, your paintings and your contribution with the scarf are all magnificent! It looks like this was quite a success and the bidding should be truly interesting. Well done, my cosmic sister!

myorii said...

Congratulations on the ribbon, Judie! Your paintings are amazing and so beautiful :) This event looked like it was quite successful!

Jo said...

What fabulous art Judie ... and your paintings are spectacular ...Congratulations on the ribbon! what a fabulous showing!

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Beautiful works of art!!! Judie, congratulations on a well deserved ribbon and so happy to hear that the event was a success!

Blessings & Aloha!
Thank you also, so very much for stopping by!