Thursday, November 10, 2011

Artist's Magazine Finalist

"Two Tangerines"  oil   10" x 10"   SOLD

June 29, I received an email that gave me a great big smile...

"Dear R. Garriott,
Congratulations! Your artwork, Two Tangerines, has been selected as a finalist in the Still Life/Floral category of The Artist's Magazine 28th Annual Art Competition... as a finalist your name will be featured in the December issue of the magazine.
Sincerely,
Maureen Bloomfield
Editor"

I guess now that the December issue is out, I can spill...!
Just my name, but still!


Many thanks to juror Nava Grunfeld!


Also pleased to mentioned along with fellow finalists
and good friends Chris Beck (also still life/floral) and Rob Gratiot 
and also fellow blogger Kim VanDerHoek (both landscape/interior)!


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24 comments:

  1. awesome-ness! :] way to go R. I'm thrilled for you!

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  2. Toutes mes sincères félicitations... avec de gros bisous

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  3. Congratulations! So exciting! I'm thrilled for you!

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  4. Congratulations, R! Too bad they aren't going to post a photo, but I'm guessing they probably have too many finalists (out of the thousands of entries they must receive) to make that possible.

    The painting is wonderful - strong, interesting design, great use of compliments - no surprise that it got selected.

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  5. Congratulations! It's well deserved.

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  6. CONGRATS my friend! so well deserved!

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  7. Happy news! Good for you! Congrats, R
    Best regards.

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  8. Congratulations! I'm new here, but what a cool touch of class!
    You are already a winner:)

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  9. congratulations! It's a beautiful piece with a great composition.

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  10. Yay! I can point at that name and say, "Hey I know her!". It's my touch with greatness. :-)

    Congratulations!

    -Don

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  11. Hey, congratulations! That is wonderful news and I can see why they chose your painting, it's absolutely stunning.

    Now I need to get my hands on a copy for sure!

    Not to steal your thunder but, I'm also mentioned as a finalist in the landscape/interior Dec. issue.

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  12. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I will call you aRt from now on.
    Very cool art you have, I enjoy seeing art that's smart. (I mean that well. Looks like you
    achieve an idea!)

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  13. Your paintings have a wonderful quality to them. Your sense of design and color are amazing. Very nicely done! Also, Congratulations! on being selected as a finalist!

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  14. Congratulations!!! I'm totally not surprised!! Your work is unique and absolutely wonderful!!! Can't wait to get the magazine.

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  15. Congratulations!!! It's an awesome painting!

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  16. We can be rightly pleased, R!! I saw that there were over 7000 entries, so getting chosen as a Finalist is quite a compliment!! Even if it is just our names in print!! You never know where it might lead!! ;-)

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  17. Congratulations, and artist's work and deserve it.
    Greetings!!!!

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  18. Wow! How cool is that. So well deserved

    thanks too for the comment on my art blog. I would definitely appreciate youy sending me what you have on the Denver Post article.

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  19. well, small wonder...LOOK at that fantastic painting! It should have won the whole shabang. Fantastic

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  20. Congratulations, R!! Well-deserved recognition. You are awesome.

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  21. Congrats! You deserve it...love it.

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