Wednesday, November 26, 2014

"Reverence" In Progress

"Reverence" work in progress, oil, 36"h x 36"w, ©Jill Banks 2014
I painted outside this church in La Morra, Italy this Summer never really thinking about taking a look inside until two of my workshop students told me I should.

Moral of the story: When in Italy, and probably most places, see a church ... go inside.

I am thankful for all of you!  Thank you for encouraging me on this art journey!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones.

Events and Exhibits
  • November 3-December 1: Large Works Show, Art League, Alexandria, VA. "Garden Girl" chosen as one of 16 works for this exhibit (out of 80 entries). Small Works Show, same gallery ... "Circle of Truth."
  • December 13&14:  Great Falls Studios Holiday Show and Sale, 10am to 5pm both Saturday and Sunday, Wolftrap Education Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, VA
  • Ongoing: Visit the studio I share with 14 other artists at the Artists’ Atelier, Great Falls, VA open Wed. and Sat., 12- 4pm
  • January 13-February 22, 2015: "With Easel, Will Travel" Solo Exhibit, ArtSpace Herndon, Herndon, VA. Reception: Saturday, January 17. Painting demonstration: Saturday, January 31. RSVP for painting demo.
  • See the Events page for more info/updates
Thanks for reading!


Sign Up for Winter Classes
I'll be teaching Portrait class on Sundays, 1:30 to 5:30pm starting January 25 for six sessions ... and Still Life on Tuesdays, 10am to 1pm starting January 13 for eight sessions.  Class size is limited ... sign up now. More info and a link to register is on my Classes page at Classes are filling rapidly ... REALLY rapidly.

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