I got some wonderful news today (and some terrible photos!) from Jeanne Chisholm of the Chisholm Gallery. She has hung quite a few of my Steeplechase Series paintings in her gallery at the Palm Beach Polo and Country Club. I do apologize for the poor quality of the photos but my excitement at this opportunity drove me to place them on my blog anyway! As you can see in photos 4 and 5, my pictures are in stellar company. The polo paintings are by Paul Desmond Brown (American, 1893-1958). Paul Brown is widely regarded as the pre-eminent American illustrator of equestrian subjects. I am so delighted!
Congratulations Susan, its well deserved and sounds like a fantastic opportunity. Your art is unique and very special and I always enjoy seeing what you are up to. I wish you lots of sales and ongoing success although I dont know how can you bear to part with your beautiful paintings.ReplyDelete
Thanks, Tina, I greatly appreciate your sentiments. Its so funny that you should mention how difficult it is to part with the paintings - lately I have been missing these steeplechase paintings as if they were my children!Delete
Susan congratulations! What exciting news! I wish you lots of success!ReplyDelete
Many thanks, Judy. Unfortunately the gallery is in a private community behind security gates and guards. I don't think it generally gets a lot of traffic but the gallery owner is planning on holding a few open houses. That might be good!Delete
CONGRATULATIONS Susan!!! You should be so excited. I love all of your paintings and wish you lots of luck.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much Hilda. I am thrilled!Delete
These are so awesome Susan... I wish you much success. Your work fascinates me :)ReplyDelete
Oh, I like being fascinating! Thanks, Gina!Delete
Congratulations and best of luck.ReplyDelete
Many thanks, Aase!Delete
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Very good to see you get the recognition you deserve. I think you have upstaged Paul Brown!ReplyDelete
How nice you are, Nigel! I am excited to be in the same room with him!Delete
Everyone needs a great lift! This is wonderful! Congratulations and have a great day!ReplyDelete
You are right, Susan - seeing my work hanging in this gallery did give me a much needed boost.Delete
Susan, I am so very happy for you. Congradulations!!! Your paintings are deservedly in great company.ReplyDelete
How nice, Kathryn - thank you very much!Delete
You were due a good break after your recent painful'painting block'. Perhaps that will convince you that you are as good as I said you were :0))ReplyDelete
Your news starts my rainy Monday off with a smile!
PS I love saying, 'I told you so,' when it's good news!
This news did come at a good time and gave me a little nudge in my confidence level. I surely needed that after "The Month of Great Struggle".Delete
Thanks for saying "I told you so" - that makes me smile too!