painting in progress
I was invited to paint plein air in front of the RJ Art Gallery in McMinnville as part of the regular "3rd on 3rd" art walk/wine tasting event. However, the annual UFO Festival sponsored by McMenimin's Hotel Oregon was also taking place, so there was a spooky, fun, alien feeling atmosphere, with lots of people, some with green faces! Did my painting of the lovely floral arrangements by Rebecca Mitchell absorb some strange other-worldly vibes?
Also on that 3rd Friday in May, I brought in some of my favorite paintings for a one day show, including these of the Columbia Gorge: