Choices have been made and the event has been announced. I’m down to the last minute tasks for the show that goes up on Wednesday. Twenty paintings are now ready to grace the walls of the lovely gallery space in our City Hall. How they’ll be received is yet to be seen, and it’s not up to me. I’m doing the finishing touches on paintings … Continue reading The Paintings Are Ready and So Am I
“Con Alma” from the Colors of Jazz collection ©2020, Molly Larson Cook 24″x30″ Acrylic/mixed media Available For an artist, looking through a fine art magazine is like walking into a banquet hall. Where to start, what to see, when to stop. What’s new on the table? Do I dare and do I dare to try this or try that? My artist friend, Peggy … Continue reading People to Hang With
Today was a gallery day as I rearranged the work from last month, switched things around and added two new pieces. The new additions are from an earlier series. and I wasn’t sure they’d work with the more abstract pieces already in place. I loaded the trunk with an assortment, so I’d have plenty of options. I had fun and smiled to myself when I … Continue reading Mixing It Up for the November Show
As September winds down, and summer as well, my attention is fully on preparations for the gallery show in October. Selections have been made, titles chosen, labels printed and postcards mailed. In other words, I’m ready to get this show on the road. As someone who has done a turn or two on the stage, I can easily compare this first show to opening night – the … Continue reading Another Opening, Another Show!
I once had a business I called Blue Moon Flowers because once in a blue moon something wonderful happens and opening my own floral design shop was wonderful. If I were going to give my art “business” a name now, I might call it Blue Moon Studio because another wonderful thing has happened. I’ll have an art show later this summer or early fall in a small … Continue reading Once in a Blue Moon…
I can’t say I wasn’t warned. Friends from many places told me I was going to find a spiritual home in San Diego – a home for my creative spirit – and sure enough I have. When I look through the local newspapers, my one lament is “so much to do, so little time.” Of course, I’m not a participant in all those activities. I … Continue reading The Riches of the City