About The Artist

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Hello! I am a fine arts painter, with a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. My primary painting medium is oil and alkyd, and mostly I work in a representational style. My greatest challenge as a painter is to capture the effect of light; and my greatest joy as a painter is to accomplish that. Many thanks to those readers who have been following this blog since Day 1 (May 19, 2008). To those who are visiting for the first time today...Welcome, and thanks for dropping by!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Almost show time!


I am in the throes of finishing up paintings and framing for my exhibit at Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin, Missouri, which opens July 17 to the membership and guests, and on July 18 for the general public. The image above is from Spiva's website: www.spivaarts.org.

My exhibit, Catching the Light is a one-person show in Spiva's Regional Gallery and will feature many of the original paintings you have seen posted here on my blog over the past year or more. If you're in the Joplin area on July 17, please! come to the free opening reception (6-8pm) as my guest!

Brave New Art is a group exhibit in Spiva's larger Main Gallery, and includes digital paintings by my friend Lisa Rivas whom I introduced to you last summer in my July 29, 2008 blogpost. I am looking forward to see what new exciting work Lisa will have in the exhibit.

And to the Anonymous Friend of the Arts who has donated to Spiva in support of my exhibit, many thanks and muchas gracias. I can't thank you enough!

I am suspending my blog for the next several weeks while in Joplin, and will resume posting in mid September. Thank you for your readership and support.

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Text copyright 2009 Carol L. Adamec

5 comments:

Flying Colors said...

You are too sweet! So looking forward in seeing all this beautiful work of yours in the flesh!!!!

So, so wonderful! Thanks for the plug ;-)

Wooto was my word verification here today - hm!

Karl said...

So I went to Spiva to check out the new exhibit. Didn't bother reading your bio beforehand, but as I went through, I kept having flashbacks to home and old town. When I got to the end, and read you lived in Albuquerque, I understood why.

Your art was amazing.

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apotheosis said...

GREETING...
Alas, my dearest friend I have found you...I my desire for you is the the REST OF YOUR LIFE, BE THE BEST OF YOUR LIFE...

I shall never forgot your generosity patience and the hard work that you, Jerri Ledbetter and Jan Collins performed to make the most difficult time in one's life of losing a child and opening a business engaging and joyous.
Your leadership in The Pie Lady's Corporate Art Collection and the Development of The Pie Lady's Story brochure continues to this very day.

I love and value you Carol as a woman of integrity and as a true friend. A Millions thanks and blessings to you from me...
Sarah Clayborne
The World's Famous Pie Lady...

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