Monday, October 5, 2009

Estes' Surprise



A Small Grove of Trees

Sunday, Dan & I headed back to Estes Park to pick up our work from The Art Center as the Lines Into Shapes Show was closing at 1 PM. As we checked off our items for pick up, I told them I had a couple of miniatures to retrieve too. She unlocked the case and to my delight and surprise, my piece pictured above had sold. It's great to see that dot on the display card indicating a piece has sold during the exhibition. I don't know who purchased it and I would love to thank them. I hope they will enjoy it for years to come.

On the way back, glass artist Robin Grabowski of Glass Pony Designs had invited us to stop, visit with her, have some tea, and see her studio. What fun! Robin and I met through this land of blogs and met in person last month at The Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery. I have been a fan of her work for quite some time now and it was such fun to meet her. She has a gorgeous and very sweet Irish Setter too, along with her horses and cats.

Dan & I enjoyed a peach bundt cake she had made that morning...it was still warm, yum. And I had my first taste of African tea that was very full bodied. She lives in a great location; very inspirational. Her home is so comfortable and filled with some of her works too. I love to see other artist's studio spaces. Hers works so well and we got to see one of her latest commissions...it was gorgeous. Thank you Robin!

I'd encourage you to visit her blog and check out her website too. If you ever get to Boulder, Colorado, stop at the Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery to see her work and that of the other talented artists....you may even meet Robin and that would be great fun.

Here's wishing all of you a wonderful week of creativity! Aspire to be more as an artist and person.

12 comments:

robinglasspony said...

Thanks, Kathleen, that was so nice of you to post such glowing comments and you sent many folks my blog way. I'm glad you enjoyed your day and had a sale too!

Kathleen Krucoff said...

Hey Robin! You are welcome. I had a great time and look forward to getting together again.

Sheila said...

Thanks for pointing to the way of Robin's beautiful work. Congrats Kathleen on the sale! It's a lovely piece. One day I hope to own a Kathleen Krucoff...

Janelle Goodwin said...

Just when I was about to comment on "hitting the wall", here I read that you sold a piece. Isn't that always the way? It's been that way in my experience. It's almost as if an unseen hand is telling you that you are indeed on the right track. Your work is top-notch, Kathleen!

Kathleen Krucoff said...

Hi Sheila! Glad you enjoy Robin's work and thanks! I would be honored for you to have one of my pieces. I liked the way you put it too! Thx. ;)


Hi Janelle, Thank you for sharing your experiences...it all helps. And thanks too for your kind words about my work. I value you opinion.

-Don said...

Everybody needs a Sunday like yours. What better endorsement of anyone's work than to have someone willing to part with their hard-earned money for it? And then, quality time with new friends... Wonderful. Your talent and your generous nature are continually drawing dividends. Keep up the great work. -Don

Kathleen Krucoff said...

Hi Don!

Thanks so much...I always appreciate your feedback. :)

Karen said...

Yay! That is always such a great feeling...to see that red dot! Congrats...more money to make more art! :)

Kathleen Krucoff said...

Absolutely Karen! :D

Deborah Younglao, Silk Painter said...

A surprise sale is the best news... way to go! Just visited Robin's blog - love her stuff!

Kathleen Krucoff said...

Thanks Deborah! Glad you visited Robin's site...she is amazing.

susan hong-sammons said...

so wonderful to visit your blog and hear all your news. Thanks for sharing the Estes pictures. It was great seeing it again and through your pics