Monday, June 27, 2016

"Emma Thinks You're Funny" Granddaughter Emma's Portrait Month 3

"Emma Thinks You're Funny" (Granddaughter's portrait Month 3), oil, 8"h x 8"w, ©2016 Jill Banks

My Mom, Dad, husband Randy and I all shared the joy of a short one-day visit to see granddaughter Emma and her mom and dad -- son Sam and daughter-in-law Michelle.

Emma was showing off. At a few days shy of becoming a three-month old, she rolled over -- multiple times and on the second try figured out how to wiggle her second arm free.  It's not clear yet whether she likes the result of finding herself on her stomach. Maybe she'll need to figure out the next trick -- rolling back?

Sure was a day full of joy.

See Emma's One Month Portrait on my web site here.
And Emma at Two Month's on my web site here.

"Fresh Fare": New Solo Exhibit in Great Falls
Click on the link to see the 14 paintings for my "Fresh Fare" solo exhibit on view through August 15, 2016 at Triny's Tex-Mex Grill in Great Falls, VA.

First Friday at the Atelier, July 1, 6-9pm
Many of my California paintings and maybe even the new ballerinas will be debuting on Friday, July 1 at the Artists' Atelier for First Friday on July 1 from 6-9pm. Make a night of it ... we're located at 756 Walker Road, Great Falls, VA 22066. I'd love to see you and I WILL be there! Will you?

Thank you for reading!


Phone: 703.403.7435

May through December:  First Friday Art Walk, 6-9pm, Artists' Atelier, 756 Walker Road, Great Falls, VA. The Atelier is also open on Wednesdays, noon to 4pm and Saturdays, 10am to 2pm (or whenever an artist is in there working.)
June 21-August 15: "Fresh Fare: the Still Life Show" Solo Exhibit, Triny's, Great Falls, VA.  14 of my original still life oil paintings on exhibit at Triny's Tex-Mex Grill in Great Falls.
July 9-10: Wickford Fine Art Festival, Wickford Historic Village in North Kingstowne, RI.
July 18-29: Salmagundi Club's Non-Member Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, 47 Fifth Ave, NYC. "Heart of Telluride" accepted into exhibit on view in the Upper Gallery.
July 23-24: Loveladies Fine Art Festival, Loveladies, NJ (on Long Beach Island)
August 27-28: Shadyside: the Art Festival on Walnut Street, Pittsburgh, PA
September 17-18: King Street Art Festival, Alexandria, VA
September 24-25: Armonk 55th Annual Outdoor Art Show, Armonk, NY

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