Monday, November 3, 2008

H20 Show in Newport, RI

More great news! My beach portrait won Best of Show in the CPSA district 112 memebr show. You probably remember me working n the piece. The show was a water themed show, so I decided to do a beach inspired portrait. My inyentions were to get that sun drenched, windswept feeling. The colourful skintones of the outdoors proved to be really hard to achieve. I even had to do a redo and create some color samples to get me through it! Here are my original posts on the piece while it was in progress:

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If anyone is in the Newport, RI area and want to see the show the information is below. The opening reception is over but they are having a gallery night on the 15th of Novemeber!
Members of the New England Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America
will exhibit colored pencil works at the Spring Bull Gallery during the month of
November. The exhibit, titled "H2O" incorporates each artist's interpretation of

This diversified exhibit will encompass a wide variety of colored
pencil techniques and colored pencil mixed with other mediums. In conjunction
with the exhibit, the chapter will be having a silent auction of 5x7" original
colored pencil drawings that will last throughout the month. Come meet the
artists and explore this unique art medium at the opening reception on Saturday,
November 1, 2008 from 5-7PM. Exhibit runs November 1 - December 3 2008, and
Newport Gallery Night is Thursday, November 13, 5-8 p.m.
Spring Bull Gallery

located at 55 Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island, is wheel chair
accessible and open free to the public. Gallery hours are noon to 5PM daily. For
additional information on this exhibition, future gallery events or member
artists please call the gallery at 401-849-9166 or visit the gallery on-line


Liz P said...

Congratulations, Nicole!
I'm glad I was able to see this in person at the opening. It is simply lovely.

Kathy said...

Sorry to miss you at the opening. But I was thrilled to see this piece in person. It really is beautiful and the award well deserved!

hbedrosian said...

Congratulations, Nicole! It was really lovely to see in person.

veda murthy said...

Congratulations! Nicole!!!!!An Award well derserved!

Chantell said...

Congratulations, Nicole! The piece is beautiful. I only wish that I could have seen it in person.

Nicole Caulfield said...

Thank you so much everyone!! I was so sad to miss the opening and was shocked to find out that I won the prize.

I really wish I could have seen everyone and I was so looking forward into seeing the ideas for the water theme!! :-(

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