The Rest of the Party is a companion painting. Birthday Party or A Child's View is the other painting of this wonderful event. I had never heard of a Birthday party for two-year-olds before this one. My son had such a great time there and the first painting has parallel play with-in the context of adult hands and feet. This one focuses of the interaction between the adults and toddlers.
Over the years, many people have asked me why the other painting is called Birthday Party since there are no balloons and only one child and a baby in the scene. Here is the answer to that question! The other side of the room with all the festivities!
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My paintings have been seen throughout the United States in national, international, and group shows. I have won numerous awards, including awards from Dorothy Gillespie, May Stevens, Frank Webb, and Daniel Greene. My paintings were in two group shows on Broadway and my biography is included in The Original Marquis Who's Who in America.
I taught in the Art Department of Radford University for a twenty years as Assistant professor. I taught Art Appreciation, Drawing, Oil Painting, Watercolor painting, Foundations, and served as Gallery Director for one year.
I enjoyed working with Art and Design students. My Art Appreciation course was hands-on and I received many compliments on my course curriculum. Oftentimes I had students that were not enrolled in the class ask me if they could sit in for a class. I have fond memories of those guest students! What a great compliment for me!
My best-selling print, "Reaching Out", was selected from over three million works of art on Fine Art America to be on the set of The Mindy Project and I appeared with my artwork on The Hour of Joy on FoxTV out of Roanoke on March 10th 2013.
I live to paint and it is important to me to find homes for all of my creations. I have originals and prints in thirty-two states,Washington D.C., Canada, Germany, Russia, England, Switzerland, India and Australia.
I also have paintings in the collection of Hollywood actress Morgan Fairchild.
Be sure to check out my YouTubes. Here is the address for my first video about my drawing on The Mindy Project! http://youtu.be/vOyjIZ__lq4
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The Rest of the Party
The Rest of the Party is a 40" x 26" impasto oil painting on hardboard in a silver colored metal frame.
The painting can easily be taken out of the frame if professional framing is desired.