Friday, March 11, 2011

Botanica Spectaculum Exhibit

"Good Day, Sunshine"  oil   36" x 36"   SOLD

(The title, in song lyric form, came to me early this morning as I completed this canvas.
Although 'Wet Paint' was a close runner-up.)

This painting and several others of mine, both large and small, will be included in:

"BOTANICA SPECTACULUM" 

Opening reception March 18 , 5:30- 7:30pm

March 17 - May 18, 2011
Republic Plaza
370 17th St., Denver , CO 80202

The show represents botanical interpretations from about three dozen artists, including artists from the Denver Botanical Gardens Art and Illustration Programs. The venue is outstanding, with its huge upper lobby with natural lighting and marble walls on both upper and lower levels.


Click on the invite to see a larger version.

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27 comments:

  1. Wow! Wow to "Good Day, Sunshine" and Wow to Fantasy Cactus being the largest painting featured in the flyer for this prestigious show. Just Awesome!

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  2. Zounds! what a painting! Sure to be the show stopper...of the show!

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  3. Hey aRt! Looks as though this will be a beautiful show. Your work is always stunning. Love the colors and the Hydrangea Blues is my favorite so far.

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  4. Of course you know that song will be in my head all day long! Gorgeous, spectacular, uplifting, mood enhancing...there are too many words to describe this painting. So I'll just say thanks for bringing some sunshine on this cloudy day.
    The show sounds wonderful.

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  5. if i lived even remotely close to CO i would totally come to this! this has to be one of my most favorite florals of yours to day. reminds me of a warm summer day.

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  6. Un beau clin d'oeil pour annoncer le printemps...
    Belles et généreuses couleurs...
    Bisous

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  7. This is just outstanding! You are so masterful at painting these frilly flowers. I LOVE it!

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  8. This is absolutely yummy! Is that a little drop of water I see? Bet even the dew drop tastes sweet.

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  9. refreshing and beautiful R. beautiful composition.

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  10. You got pride of place on that poster R! But then you sooooo deserve it - icredible work.

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  11. Your work is always so beautiful and amazingly delicate.

    You create such wonderful artwork!

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  12. FABULOUS... i love all your work !

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  13. Gorgeous!!! Love the detail...the folds, the colour, the sky...everything is so beautiful!!!

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  14. Congratulations, this show sounds great and I will try to go see it.

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  15. after all that, i'm late to the party! breathtaking, stunning, overwhelmingly perfect are a few adjectives that spring to mind! just so incredible, congratulations on the show my friend! your support is invaluable.

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  16. Congrats on being in the show! You chose the perfect title for this beautiful painting... it definitely screams sunshine!

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  17. Absolutely gorgeous! I have missed your blog. Thanks for visiting mine, again. It has been a long time for both of us.

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  18. What a fantastic venue for your HUGE and brilliant paintings! I love saturated color and clouds on this one, good luck!

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  19. It makes me happy just to look at your painting.

    No surprise that it is sold.

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  20. Love the huge petals and bold use of color. The yellow against the blue sky is breathtaking. :) happy to discover your blog today.

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  21. Yep, that blue moon is out and here I am ;-)
    What a lovely sunny, vibrant and happy painting accompanied with lyrics by the guys from my old junior school back in Liverpool, what could be better!

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  22. Great job, as we have used, like much
    the game of blue with yellow tones.
    Congratulations.

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  23. Congrats, one being on the show! The title says it all, stunning piece!

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  24. Congrats on being in the show! beautiful painting.

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  25. Breathtaking! Vibrant, clean color. Congratulations on the show and sale!

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Thank you for your kind comments! They always make my day.