Saturday, April 2, 2011

Honorable Mention @ Salon International 2011!!!

Hillside Wonder, L. Daniel, 18 x 18
Honorable Mention at Salon International 2011

I've just returned from the festivities of the annual Greenhouse Gallery Salon Show in San Antonio, where my painting won an honorable mention. WOO HOO!!! I am so honored and thrilled to receive this recognition!!! You will see my smiling face in the pictures below. It was a great time of seeing great art and meeting up with wonderful painters. Yes, I am still grinning! :)


Smiling with my ribbon! 


...with the competition judge Daniel Greene...

...with new and old artist friends at lunch - so much fun!

Left to right: Cynthia McBride, Jeannie Breeding, Jeanne MacKenzie, Michelle Borgwardt, Paula Holtzclaw, Christine Drewyer, Peggy Immel, Joan Breckwoldt, me

31 comments:

Mark Bridges said...

Congratulations, it is a nice painting!

Vinayak said...

Heartiest Congratulations! An honour so well deserved!

Denise Rose said...

I am so excited for you and so proud of your award for you! It is of course well deserved and you SHOULD still be grinning! Congrats and thanks for sharing the photos for us that could not be there!

B Lancton said...

Well done! Congratulations!

Kathy Cousart said...

Laurel,
This is what it is all about. Hillside Wonder is stunningly beautiful and the award is well deserved. So proud and happy for you.
Heartfelt congratulations- keep smiling:)

Linda Nickles said...

This is a beautiful painting . . . congratulations on your award!

Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

OMG Congratulations, Laurel! SO well deserved. I know people sometimes make light of awards, but I never do. It really is a validation. You look so pretty, too!

graziano tessarolo said...

congratulazioni!!! premio meritato!!!

Mary Rochelle said...

Excellent! Your piece is exquisite! Congratulation!

Casey Klahn said...

A wonderful honor - congratulations.

I just had an event with artists at meal like that, and the energy is much fun.

Johanne Morin said...

Congratulations Laurel! This is well deserved.

Nancy Van Blaricom said...

This is a beautiful painting. Congratulations on your much deserved award.

Sonya Johnson said...

Congratulations on a well-deserved award!

Debbi Smith Rourke said...

I am not surprised!! It is a fabulous painting and an honorable work!!! Sincere congratulations. Go Laurel!

Pam Holnback said...

Congratulations! What a well deserved honor! You should be smiling for a long time!

Barbara Andolsek Paintings said...

A huge deal Laurel, yeah and congrats to you.

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

It's fabulous as all of your work is Laurel and you look MAHVELOUS!!
Congrats.

David Westerfield said...

Congratulations! It's a beautiful painting.

Barbara M. said...

Congratulations. What a beautiful painting. I love the pictures of you beaming with pride too. Woo Hoo!

XOXOXOXOXOXOXOBarbara

julie davis said...

You SO deserve this, Laurel. I'm thrilled for you and wish I could've been there to see you beaming in person. :) This is one of my all-time favorites of yours!

Brad Miedema said...

Congratulations! Well deserved!

Mark Landes said...

Colors and mood are excellent
Congrats

Penelope Lentz said...

Congratulations, Laurel! A well-deserved honor! Yeah!

SKIZO said...

FabulousWorkThankYouForSharing

J Joy Nocifora said...

Congratulation, Laurel! What an honor too, coming from the master, Daniel Greene! You must be ecstatic!

Jo Anne Neely Gomez said...

Great to receive such a deserving award, beautiful work and I can see why you'd get an award. Congratulations!

Amy Hillenbrand said...

I love to see good things happen to good people. Congratulations the painting is gorgeous.

Randall Cogburn said...

Ah, so cool. Congrats on the honor. I had a friend who was at the show Tim Schnieder did you see him? He paints down here near Houston. Must have been a blast to see all the paintngs and artists.

~Kirby

Ann Rogers said...

Hooray! Well deserved! That's quite an honor for such a beautiful painting!

njart73 said...

I just wanted to add my congratulations on winning an Honorable Mention. To win an award at an exhibition in which Daniel Greene is the judge is quite an honor.

Marilyn said...

Thank you for sharing the joy, a heartfelt congratulations Laurel!