Friday, May 14, 2010

*Big Grin Today*

Guys, I have tried to paint today but I'm just too excited!  A few rare things have happened to me this week.  First of all, on Monday I learned that 2 of my 3 submissions to the North River Art Festival Juried Show got in. (It's been a while since I've been accepted into this show..), then, yesterday I found out that two of my 3 submissions to the South Shore Art Festival Juried Show got in... and one of them got First Prize in Oil (shown below - Mexican Memories.. 30x30 inches), then this MORNING I got my letter from the Providence Art Club telling me the Art Qualifications Committee has approved my application unanimously, and after posting my name for one month, I will be voted into membership!  So.  I know too well how it feels to hear 'No', so I am grateful and thrilled that this week I heard 'Yes' three times.  These are the submissions I've been working on like a lunatic.   I should buy a lottery ticket, I think!

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24 comments:

  1. Congratulations, Kelley. Some well-deserved recognition......
    I bet you are grinning ear to ear!

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  2. WooHoo!!!! Congratulations on a Triple Crown of successes Kelley! I am so happy for you. Now you need to gather your drink series materials and throw a celebratory party!!!

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  3. Yeah Kelly!!! You deserve all of this and more.

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  4. Yaaaaay, Kelley!!! Awesome good news which you so deserve, congratulations!!!

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  5. Beautiful painting...I love the color harmony! And congrats on your submissions!

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  6. Wow! Sounds like you are on a roll...keep it going!

    Love this composition with that great vase and ceramic crosses!

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  7. Congratulation! Couldn't happen to a nicer person and wonderful painter. Love the painting...the detail is amazing.

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  8. Congratulations! This is so great. Way to go!

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  9. Kelley, so exciting. I agree, you deserve this. Wish I could be there to celebrate with you!

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  10. You have worked hard Kelley, and you are reaping the rewards, congratulations!

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  11. That's our Kelley! Congratulations! What more can we say?

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  12. It has nothing to do with luck, but everything to do with years of hard work and beautiful handling of a difficult subject.

    You deserve it, congratulations!

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  13. Congratulations! - I agree, it's not luck...but a lot of hard work (and beautiful work btw!)!

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  14. Oh! Kelley, you have so earned this!! You put your heart and soul into your work! Super huge congratulations to you! Go get'em tiger!! Gorgeeous painting!

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  15. It's Paco Pug Magic rubbin off on his mama....oh and all that hard work and talent, too!
    You rock Kell!

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  16. YES!!!!! Congratulations Kelley you so deserve it......,now smile all the way to the lottery store and bet on you!!! Then throw that party :)

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  17. Congrats on all the good news, Kelley!

    I'm smiling for you!

    -Dean

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  18. Kelley, this is so excellant and so deserved. I am sooooooooo happy for you. Yeah Yeah Yeah! This is a great piece fun composition and beautiful colors.

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  19. CONGRATULATIONS!! Well deserved - your hard work has definitely paid off!! I would love to see your paintings that were accepted.

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  20. Wonderful, Kelley, and Congrats! You are perfectly justified in taking the day off just to grin!

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  21. No one is more worthy than you of this good fortune. Way to go!!!

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  22. Congratulations! I'm so happy for you!!!

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  23. Well deserved! You know how much I love your work.

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