Saturday, 4 May 2013

Opening Night

Its early am the morning after and I am just about down from the high of last nights opening of my first solo exhibition which now runs until June 11th. I had a tension headache all day but threw myself into a painting on a watercolour canvas (really different to use) that is to be a birthday gift and the concentration must have helped as the headache vanished in time for the hours journey to my opening. It was well attended with about 70 or so coming through during the two hours and I am very grateful for the numbers that made it because like us, a huge detour had to be made to get there because of a bad bushfire and road closures making the trip really long. Four paintings ended up with red stickers so I am so thrilled. Thank you all too for your kind wishes and support this past week
Hagen Arms Hotel, Echunga
May 3rd 2013

24 comments:

  1. Well done on those sales Lorraine fantastic... and on the opening night too... might be a sell out!! Am not surprised either..the Autumn Texture painting was fantastic, would have been very tempted by that myself!!

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    1. Thanks Judith for your continued support

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  2. Congrats on your exhibit. Of course you had a headache, it's called anxiety !!!LOL ! but you came through it all.. Wonderful.. BJ

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    1. So right about the anxiety but today I am just so so relaxed

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  3. Many, many congratulations. Sounds a wonderful evening for you. You are probably feeling 'high' at the moment. Enjoy the rest of the exhibition and good luck for the rest of it's run. So nice to see the pics and for letting us share the evening with you.

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    1. Thanks Polly, definitely was feeling high - have come down to earth this afternoon. Have another new gallery exhibition opening tomorrow (just 5 paintings in that one)

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  4. Hello Lorraine:) Why a headache? Your work is stunning. That's why you sold the paintings:) Enjoy your exhibition! Have nice days:)xx

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    1. Renate you are supportive, thank you

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  5. Congratulations, Lorraine, on a beautiful exhibit. So happy for you, and your sales! Many more to come, of that I feel sure. Enjoy.

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    1. Thanks Terry, finding opportunities to exhibit can be more of a challenge than doing the paintings where I live

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  6. Congratulations Lorraine, sounds like an immediate success ! Hope the head ache is gone !

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    1. Thanks Jane, yes the tension headache luckily vanished in time for the evening opening,

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  7. Congratulations for all the visits inspite of the problems getting there, and for the sale! That´s so nice and exiting for you!

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    1. Appreciate you popping by and leaving your nice comment Catharina

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  8. Lorraine, this looks so exciting! I'm so happy for you - Congratulations! You're doing so well!

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    1. Thanks Sherry, you always give great support

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  9. Glad it went well for you Lorraine. Now time to relax, paint and enjoy!!!

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    1. Thanks Laura,just what I intend to do

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  10. many congratulations on your opening and first solo exhibition lorraine.

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  11. Dear Lorraine I'm very happy for you!
    A GREAT moment, after so much work!
    Congratulations!
    Rita.

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    1. Your kind comment is really appreciated Rita

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  12. Dear Lorraine - congratulations...I know you so deserve it. Hope you can have some fun painting now that the hard stuff is out of the way. Take care and have a great week celebrating your success.

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    1. Thank you Debbie, need to get some painting done for sure, too many other distractions so far this week

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