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allydoodle
07-02-2014, 12:19 AM
I want to share that I just received notification this evening that my painting "Why?" has been accepted into the Pastel Society of America's 42nd Annual Exhibition, Enduring Brilliance. This show is in September and is being held at the National Arts Club in NYC.

Wooooo Hoooooo!!!!!! I'm doing the happy dance!!!

NYC here I come!!!

This is quite an honor, I am truly grateful to the PSA and the jurors for selecting my painting as part of such a prestigious show..... truly humbled.....

Equus Art
07-02-2014, 07:10 AM
I can see those July fireworks going off in your house from here in celebration, Chris! You have all kinds of good things to celebrate about that painting. Congrats yet again!

Cat

Still-trying
07-02-2014, 07:26 AM
Congratulations Chris. It's wonderful to hear that they are honoring your beautiful, beautiful work.
And hopefully I'll get to see it in person!!
Jay

Donna T
07-02-2014, 08:14 AM
Definitely Happy Dance-worthy news! Congratulations Chris!

robertsloan2
07-02-2014, 08:27 AM
Congratulations! That is awesome news! Your painting is so fantastic, I'm somehow not surprised about this. Glad you got in!

pastel65
07-02-2014, 11:44 PM
How exciting !!!! You deserve it, and isn 't it wonderful to have your talent recognized. Pam :clap: :clap: :clap:

DAK723
07-03-2014, 09:35 AM
Congratulations! What an honor! :clap:

Don

lanaballot
07-03-2014, 03:00 PM
Very happy for you! You so much deserve it :))

allydoodle
07-03-2014, 05:08 PM
Thank you so much everyone. I am very excited. Its always a beautiful show, and I am fortunate to live nearby, so I will be going.

Blayne
07-03-2014, 11:03 PM
Congratulations! How very, very rewarding and exciting!

Dcam
07-03-2014, 11:25 PM
Chris, no wonder, what an amazing painting. Good for you and well deserved.
Derek

getdusty
07-04-2014, 11:08 PM
Chris, I loved watching that work in progress. Each year I have wanted to go to the show and this year, I really have a reason to get there. Congrats!

allydoodle
07-05-2014, 02:40 AM
Thank you so much Blayne, Derek, and Peg!

If you get a chance to see the show I highly recommend it Peg. The work is always spectacular, such a treat. It's a beautiful venue, a class act all around.

getdusty
07-05-2014, 10:01 AM
Chris, I think this is the year I will finally make it. Last year you told me how easy it is to get to by taking the train from "upstate".

allydoodle
07-05-2014, 02:46 PM
It's pretty easy Peg. If you go to MapQuest it will show you where Penn Station and Grand Central Station are, and where the National Arts Club is. Just type in 15 Gramercy Park South, NY, NY 10003. Penn Station and Madison Square Garden are the same place, though I'm not sure if you would end up at Grand Central Station....I don't know how it works coming from upstate, does it take you there? If you end up at Grand Central Station then you would just come down Park Avenue directly to 20th, a bit more of a walk but very direct. A taxi is always an option..... easy enough.

water girl
07-06-2014, 08:53 PM
I think I'll join you in that happy dance. Your painting was more than worthy. It is my favorite painting of yours to date.

Ceci
07-07-2014, 03:53 AM
Congratulations, I saw it on their web, a great merrit

sketchZ1ol
07-07-2014, 06:28 PM
hello
... and this is news ?
:evil:
;thumbsup: *****

@Peg - have 40 clams down and back for a taxi ...
- the general place is Grammercy Park , 22nd st east of 5th av ...
-> the National Arts Club is the building ( there won't be big signs or banners :cool: ) across the street from the CL of the south length of the park .
-- back to Penn Sta , the doorman can call a good cab ...


Congrats , Chris !

Ed

getdusty
07-07-2014, 11:48 PM
Thanks Chris and Ed. It would depend what train I take. Amtrak goes into Penn and MetroNorth goes to Grand Central. Amtrak is closer to me, but quite a bit more expensive. Either way, I'm looking forward to it. (and there's always the bus to Port Auth.)

Jason1616
07-10-2014, 11:54 PM
Awesome!! Congrats Chris! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Judy Manuche
07-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Great news, Chris! You are worthy of being there, your work is stunning!

allydoodle
07-20-2014, 08:05 PM
Thank you Jason and Judy!