“Turning Point in Teal” and Animalia

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Turning Point in Teal
10″ x 10″
framed, oil on panel
©Tracy Wall

Abend Gallery is having their opening reception for Animalia.

Stop by and celebrate the art of the animal, this Friday, January 29, 2016 from 6:00-9:00pm.

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“Feverish Friday”

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Feverish Friday
18″ x 36 “oil on gallery-wrapped canvas
©Tracy Wall

This one was completed last fall.  Trying to recreate the “feel” of this.

It was the time of year when night falls earlier and earlier.  I love the idea of folks getting together after a long  week.

Brisk rainy night outside, warmth inside.  A packed place, SRO.  Cooks and servers darting about between tables.  The sounds of dozens of discussions, laughter.  Air is thick with the smell of good food in the warm crowded small space.

Love the ambiance!

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“Nose It’s Christmas, Too”

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Nose It’s Christmas, Too
8″ x 8″
oil on gallery-wrapped canvas
©Tracy Wall

If you get one dog exploring the ornaments, well, you gotta get the other one, too!

Still time to pick up those holiday gifts at Abend Gallery‘s 24th Annual Holiday Miniatures Show!

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“Silver Stride” from the Silver Leaf Project

Silver Stride, ©Tracy Wall

Silver Stride (sold)
5″ x 5″
oil on silver-leafed panel

As part of their Annual Miniatures show, Abend Gallery also celebrated their 25 anniversary by offering artists these small silver-leafed panels to paint on.

What a challenge painting on silver!  Hard to distinguish the value (lightness/darkness) of the silver. And what a challenge to photograph without glare on that shiny surface.   (reflections are rampant)

Congratulations Abend Gallery on your 25th Anniversary!!

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“Top Rung”

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Top Rung
8″ x 10″
framed oil on canvas
©Tracy Wall

Pondering unique gifts?

Try shopping at the 25th Annual Holiday Miniatures Show at Abend Gallery!

Stop by Tuesday-Saturday (10:00am-6:00 pm) and find your favorites!

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“Nose It’s Christmas”

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Nose It’s Christmas
8″ x 8″
oil on gallery-wrapped canvas
©Tracy Wall

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time for the 25th Annual Holiday Miniatures Show at Abend Gallery!

Stop by the opening reception tonight 6-9pm and see this miniatures show.  What a great way to find unique gifts!

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“Raced for the Cure”, show closing soon

Raced for the Cure, ©Tracy Wall

Raced for the Cure
16″ x 12″
framed oil on canvas
©Tracy Wall

Put on those running/walking shoes!

My Solo Exhibition at Abend Gallery will be closing soon (Aug 28), so make time to stop on down and see 50+ works of all kinds.

(On another note, if you’re in the Denver metro area, mark your calendars on Sunday September 27th for the annual Komen Race for the Cure raises significant funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.)

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