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tURBOCAT
03-09-2006, 09:09 PM
Thought I'd share the good news...

American Icon got first place in the Graphics category (pastels, charcoal, pen & ink) in the juried show for the Tennessee Art League.

I was so tickled, needless to say. All three of my submissions were accepted out of the 55 that made it.

Here are some pictures. The league has a fabulous new gallery:

First one is My Pontiac, there in the back

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/09-Mar-2006/46554-tal2.jpg

And here is the one that got first:
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/09-Mar-2006/46554-tal4.jpg

Johnnie

Artistammy
03-09-2006, 09:27 PM
:clap: :clap: Congratulations!!
Tammy

PeggyB
03-09-2006, 09:39 PM
Congratulations Johnnie. :thumbsup: I can see why this one is a winner.

Peggy

Khadres
03-09-2006, 09:57 PM
Love it! Looks like a GREAT gallery space! Not surprised about the award...kinda amazed the other two didn't take 2nd and 3rd! All your stuff is fab!

Kathryn Day
03-09-2006, 10:10 PM
Wonderful! They look beautiful framed. You should be quite proud of yourself!!

Tracy Lang
03-09-2006, 10:11 PM
Yippeee...that's so great! I remember being amazed by American Icon when you first posted it here. Love the way you framed it!

Tracy

Deborah Secor
03-09-2006, 10:43 PM
:thumbsup: Good on ya, Johnnie. Not really surprised, you understand, but really tickled that you won!

Deborah

CindyW
03-09-2006, 11:36 PM
Congratulations for the deserved recognition of your wonderful work!

Cindy

dlake
03-10-2006, 12:55 AM
YAAHHOOO!!!! congrats!!!! that was one awesome painting and deserves all the praise and awards it can get. Yipppeee!!!!
diane

M Douglas
03-10-2006, 01:52 AM
Congratulations!! Wonderful painting well deserved !!

Melodie

fortysomething
03-10-2006, 06:42 AM
Aaarrgh! There's never a confetti & champagne smilie around when you need one. I'll have to send many clappies :clap: while I do a happy dance :music: and look for some dip for those chips. Love the conseravation framing also. :cool:

Woohoo Johnnie!

*Marina*
03-10-2006, 07:12 AM
Wonderful. Congratulations. I loved that picture the first moment I saw it. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Tressa
03-10-2006, 08:40 AM
CONGRATS!!!!! It is a great painting!!!

Dot Hoffman
03-10-2006, 09:34 AM
Congratulations!!!:clap: How thrilling for you!!

Grasshopper
03-10-2006, 10:20 AM
Congratulations! You must be beaming! Your work is great, so it's not a surprise but, way cool.

Bringer
03-10-2006, 03:26 PM
Hi Johnnie,

I bet you weren't aware that you knew how to paint untill you got this prize:p
It's always inspiring to see one of us to win a prize and/or having one's efforts recognize.
I hope someday to see my work recognize.
Congratulations !!!

Regards,

Josť

KJSCL
03-10-2006, 04:35 PM
Congratulations Johnnie. It's a great painting and very worthy of winning!

Dark_Shades
03-10-2006, 05:04 PM
Great news........... well done indeed, I hadnt realised they were so big either
...... well deserved too

PCool
03-10-2006, 06:15 PM
Congratulations Johnnie:clap:

Westerngirl
03-10-2006, 08:07 PM
Congratulations, Johnnie! I've admired your work for quite some time, so, as others have said, not surprised at all! You deserve it! :thumbsup:

Rose Baggs
03-10-2006, 08:23 PM
Not a surprise for me...your work is just wonderful!!! Congrats!!!!! :)

mauricar
03-10-2006, 10:02 PM
WAho! Congrats ((((HUGS)))). I hope you don't get a sore back from people slapping you.(lol) It is wonderful to have your piece get its much deserved praise. Knew you could do it. Keep up the good work.

scall0way
03-11-2006, 09:02 AM
Woohoo! Congratulations!

tURBOCAT
03-12-2006, 11:48 AM
Thanks you all so much. I really appreciate your comments. It was pretty exciting!

When they called me to say the paintings got in the show, all I could say was, "get outta' here!"

Great fun - thanks again.

Johnnie

binkie
03-13-2006, 08:33 PM
How wonderfully exciting!!

binkie

O'Aieghlans
03-13-2006, 11:39 PM
Congratulations!

angecald
03-14-2006, 10:46 AM
Congratulations, Johnnie!:clap:

ponting
03-14-2006, 12:53 PM
I want to add my Congrats to the long list of them!! :clap: Bravo lady!! :clap: Well done but totally expected LOL :clap:

Cheers, Dianna :cat: