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Quick Visit to Fraser Downs Art Show

Stopped in at Fraser Downs Racetrack this morning, en route to a dim sum breakfast in Richmond, to view the art show display. Not being one to miss an opportunity to self-promote, we took a few pictures of my entries. Jurying takes place November 11 around noon. Go and have a look at the art show… read more

At The Finish Line

My two entries for the 2010 Fraser Downs Art Competition and Sale are ready to be delivered this afternoon – they are “Bell Lap” and “Racing Colors 2”. I am not satisfied with the photos I took of “Racing Colors 2”. Sometimes it is so difficult to get the work sitting straight enough and have… read more

Fraser Downs Art Show

As usual, I’ll be participating in the Fraser Downs Racetrack Art Show, November 4 to 15, 2010. Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino is located at 17755 60th Avenue, Surrey, B.C.    I’m submitting two paintings – they are almost finished and will be posted on this website once I take the final photos of them. 

Texas Cows

“In The Moo’d” and “Wired” have been consigned to Cactus Jack’s Gallery, 1640 Hunter Road, Gruene, Texas, until the end of December, 2010 –  www.cactusjacksgruene.com.

Monday – A Good News Day!

I am delighted to be able to post this: “In The Moo’d” won second place this weekend at the American Society of Bovine Artists 2nd Ever Art Show and Sale, held at Cactus Jack’s, Gruene, Texas. What an honor – all the members of the ASBA are incredible cattle artists.

Fabulous Bovine Art

The American Society of Bovine Artists will be holding their Second Ever Art Show and Sale, hosted by Cactus Jack’s in Gruene, Texas, October 23-24, 2010. Their first show last year was a huge success so if you are going to be in this area of Texas, stop by and say hello and enjoy the… read more

Shed Row Market, Horses and Good Food

Today we went to The Shed Row Market (www.theshedrowmarket.com) at Fields and Flowers Farm, 900-232nd Street, S. Langley, B.C. Market sales go to benefit the New Stride Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (www.newstride.com).   It was a perfect fall day, the countryside in this area is beautiful, and we got to pet and admire two Thoroughbreds who are… read more

Doodle Follow-Up

We had a great time at the Surrey Hospice Society’s Do You Doodle? fundraiser. I’m pleased to say two of my three doodles went to new homes and help raised funds for the hospice. My husband was the successful bidder of a Bill Vander Zalm tulip doodle. “The Zalm” was British Columbia’s Premier from 1986… read more

Save A Forgotten Equine

The planning committee for HeART of the HORSE 2010, benefit art auction for S.A.F.E. (Save A Forgotten Equine) have asked me if I would donate some artwork for their auction.   Well, I surely will – this is a great organization – see here: www.safehorses.org.  The auction will be held on Sunday, October 24, 2010,… read more

Yet More Doodles!

You can have a sneak preview here: http://www.surreyhospice.com/new/gallery/DoYouDoodle/index.html of the doodle art donated so far. There are submissions from your favorite personalities, musicians, sport celebrities, local politicians and, of course, me.

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