Sunday, September 19, 2010

This year they gave us 90 minutes to do our quick-draw which seemd like a long time when one is used to doing them in 45 or 60 minutes. So I got to do a lot more detail than usual. It auctioned for $2200.00 so maybe that was worth it. I was certainly happy with it.
We spent the better portion of the day then running into old artist friends and meeting new ones at all the gallery shows going on. Also took in the Miniature Show and the Western Visions show at the Wildlife Art Museum. Both great shows.
By sunset we were on Pacific Creek which has been closed off to all tent and pop-up campers due to Grizzly activity. We hiked along the stream bed until running across a very large grizzly track in a sand bar. Vicki declared the day over. And it was after a hamburger at the Hatchet Restaurant on the way home.

9 comments:

debwardart said...

Good grief Gary, I can't keep up with you! More amazing paintings and travelling - but what are you thinking hiking in Grizzly territory - listen to your wife - DAY OVER! Stay away from them critters, please!!! A friend was just at Jackson Hole and visted many galleries there; she will be sorry she missed this art show by a weekk!

Elizabeth Seaver said...

Congratulations on such an auction price--wow! It's a lovely painting. And an equally lovely day, it looks like. I definitely could do without the grizzly capper!

Vicki Greene said...

Congratulations! Sounds like a great day.

Rosemary said...

Have been catching up on blogging and really enjoyed my vist here this evening! Congratulations on the quick draw sale! That's fantastic! The painting is beautiful. Looks like a great turn out for the Jackson Hole Festival! Sure wish I could have been there. You have been busy and your travels looked like fun! Thanks so much for sharing! Listen to Vicki - stay away from the grizzlys!

rahina q.h. said...

congratulations on the quick draw and sale! sounds like an amazingly productive and full Sunday.

martinealison said...

Toutes mes félicitations et très certainement méritoires... Merveilleux!

Kathryn Grider said...

Congratulations on the QD Auction!
It does look like you had a beautiful day for it and a large crowd. Sorry I missed it!

Dors said...

Congratulations Gary on a great Auction result. well deserved. Looks like it was a fun day, until the Grizzly bear track. So glad Vicki declared the day over.

Great work and great result.

sam said...

Thats amazing Gary, what a fantastic day-so your back to being super productive)