Florida painter, Everglades, Marco Island, artist Jo-Ann Sanborn


Inauguration, Morning, daily painting by Everglades artist JoAnn Sanborn

5x7 $150

Today's painting is of early morning clouds reflected in an Everglades waterway edged by palms. The clouds begin to dissipate as the sun warms the sky.

The Left Bank Art Show at the Esplanade on Saturday was lots of fun. It's an easy show to do since no tents are requred and you can bring as much equipment as you want. I brought my Flourish "French Door", with mesh panel and new stand alone feet. It worked great. I hung two large paintings on one side and a number of my dailies on the other. That and my chair and some handouts was all I needed! Foolishly, I didn't take a photo of my own set up. Next time!

There were sales, but most were light. I guess that's the best we can hope for in this doom and gloom economy. Without confidence in the future, we're all afraid to spend right now. Luckily many still see the value in original art.

Tomorrow will bring the inauguration of a new president. Barack Obama faces a country filled with dismay and confusion at how quickly our future became so uncertain. I'm ready for a fresh start and some new hope, and wish him well.


Judy Mackey said...

Just found you via Linda Blondheim's blog. I love your profile painting.

What wonderful work you do!

JoAnn Sanborn said...

Hi, Judy. Thanks for stopping by. I enjoy Linda's blog very much and am glad it led you here! I love your pets--so much personality.

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