Sunday, January 19, 2014

SYZGY at Cleveland West Art League Gallery

Me with my paintings, 1/17/14
The opening for Syzgy happened Friday night.  It was a hit, we had more than 600 people pass through.  I'm so glad to have met so many people I only "knew" online!
My Aunties, my dear mom and my Uncle
Especially wonderful, family and friends came out to support all of the artists involved.  A very dear high school friend, Donetta showed up.  I hadn't seen her in almost 30 years.  Outstanding!  
The Cleveland legend!  George Kocar
Some things are funnier in hindsight.  Case in point, the time I had an exhibitor tent next to George Kocar's tent at an art fair.  A monsoon like storm struck, my tent and nearly everyone's flew away like birdies in the wind.  George's paneled tent stood like a fortress weighted down on the corners, dry on the inside... he said he peeked outside after the storm and everyone was gone.  We had a good laugh about that.  (Read more about it here, heh.)

Art dynamo, Judy Takacs!  I was thrilled to see her paintings in life.

Onlookers, lots of good eats and wine. 

Marilyn Dolence, Leslie Edwards Humez, me and George Kocar
I had wanted to get a good photo of our whole group but when things got busy it was impossible.  Missing from this photo is Mike Guyot and Judy Takacs.  Leslie Edwards Humez's curation of this show was incredibly organized and thoughful.  Those are her sculptures...  Despite the art being very diverse, the show had a cohesive quality with just the right amount of variety.  It was an honor to be included.


  1. Congratulations! What a wonderful event, you look gorgeous! So nice to see the photos and to see the wall of your paintings!

  2. Great show, good times, and we came away with a really nice painting.

  3. Thank you, Joan! Thank you so much for the purchase, Chris!! It was great to see you and Tina.

  4. Love seeing your paintings framed and you look so great along with them! Wish I could've been there!

  5. What a great post and a great time had by all ! Everyone's art looks wonderful! ...and I love the frames on yours...that's something we blog peeks don't see often. Thanks for posting!

    All together, on a wall, your pictures make a powerful statement

    That's your Mom? I thought it was your older sister! You got great genes on top of everything else ! lol


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