Spirit Meeting

This is a piece I made for a juried show.  Found out today that it has been accepted!  I can’t wait for First Friday.  It should be a great show.

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64th Parallel

First Friday at the 31st Annual 64th Parallel Exibition

ART DECO
ART DECO
GO OUTSIDE
GO OUTSIDE

64TH Parallel

The guest juror this year was Jovencio de la Paz.  He gave a very interesting lecture Monday night, after a long day in the Bear Gallery. Fairbanks area artist submitted over 200 entries.  I think we wowed him Fairbanks! I don’t know how he narrowed it down to 64 pieces for the show.  I am surprised and honored to have two of my Bead Art pieces chosen for the show.

Here are some of the accepted art works from the show. We had a fun evening seeing great friends, other artists and supporters of the arts! Thank you Fairbanks Arts Association .

Stocking up for winter, beader style.

Shipwreck Beads had a great sale. This means I am almost ready for winter beading. I know I will buy more beads before our long Alaskan winter is over but, this is a good start.

The 64th Parallel Exhibition is this month.  It is going to be juried by Jovencio de la Paz.  I heard that there are over 200 entries this year.  He must chose only 64 for the show!  I have four entries this year, hope to find out that at least one has made it in sometime tomorrow.  I will get pictures of my entries soon.

 

First Friday

What a great evening. We attended the Interior Artisans 30th Annual Juried Show at the Bear Gallery tonight. The guest juror was Don Decker, google him. He has a very impressive art style.

I had four pieces entered and accepted! Thrills, right? It got better. I had 2 pieces get Honorable Mention Awards. I was told that I was the only artist that had all of their entries accepted. There were 113 entries, 77 were accepted.

Now for the real thrill; a very dear friend attended the show and brought me a gift. She is a very talented young artist and I love her style. Thank you Jen .

looks great, needs to be framed
looks great, needs to be framed
crowd shot
crowd shot
after awards the crowd thinned out enough to take pics
after awards the crowd thinned out enough to take pics
Honorable Mention
ONE EARTH       Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention
POLAR NIGHT Honorable Mention
WISTERIA
WISTERIA
OPAL
OPAL
INTERIOR ARTISANS
INTERIOR ARTISANS
artwork of Dianne Renee' Shilling
artwork of Dianne Renee’ Shilling

Becky Anderson's
Becky Anderson’s
new bead artist, I met her tonight and I forgot her name...
new bead artist, I met her tonight and I forgot her name…

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Jurors Choice
Jurors Choice

 

 

Patterns of Influence

My piece made it into the juried show. I was so glad to be included. This was a fun piece to do, adding the pearls and porcupine quills made it more my style! I have a few more ideas using salmon skin and beads… Here are a few pictures I took on a slow day at the gallery, still very hard to include everything.

salmon vessel

Salmon Vessel

This is a new piece. It is made of salmon skin, fox fur and porcupine quills. Trimmed with freshwater pearls and seed beads. I submitted it for entry into “Patterns of Influence” a juried art show. I found out today that it has been accepted !  I will have to wait until Friday evening to find out how or if it placed.

Salmon Vessel
Salmon Vessel
Salmon Vessel
Salmon Vessel

December Show

The wonderful folks at Fairbanks Arts have asked me to be the Gift Shop Artist for December! Stop by for the First Friday Reception, the Bear Gallery is hosting Alaska Photographic Center’s Rarefied Light 2015. Beautiful photography. Dec. 4th, 5-7pm. My work will be in the gift shop all month.

 

 

 

I also have beaded ornaments and earrings at The Santa Show. Dianne Renee’ Shillings Studio and Gallery. Inside Well St. Art Co. First Friday Reception Dec. 4th, 5-8pm. Thank you Dianne!