SUN SHADOW ICE & SNOW
seasons along the panhandle trail
original paintings and sketches
opening friday august 22 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
through saturday august 23 noon to 9:00 p.m.
panhandle trail quarry area as part of Rock the Quarry
FEATURED WORK: “The Rope Swing” 14” X 22” Pastel
Original art included in the exhibit is listed below.
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I’ve been visiting the Panhandle Trail for nearly 15 years with my bike and on foot, for exercise and inspiration, more inspiration than exercise, packing in with backpacks of camera equipment and art supplies. I’ve taken thousands of photos along the trail and off in the woods, but I’ve also done a number of sketches while there in pencil, charcoal, pastel and watercolor, and arriving home in my studio to do more from photos. I’ve collected a number of these for an exhibit, but not in a gallery—right on the trail, where I’ve spent so much time and found these inspirations. It’s the place where I found the scene of one of my favorite paintings, “Dusk in the Woods”.
You’ll find me in my tent during Rock the Quarry, the annual fundraiser for the Collier Friends of the Panhandle Trail. I’ll have my exhibit set up and also have a small display of prints, photos and notecards I’ve created over the years of scenes from along the trail and off in the woods. Once Rock the Quarry is over, they all come home with me so this will be your only opportunity to see them all together, although I will set them up as an online gallery as I have been setting up each of my exhibits.
A portion of sales of art and merchandise during Rock the Quarry will benefit the Collier Friends of the Panhandle Trail.
So join me at Rock the Quarry August 22 and 23
I use this trail all the time, and part of my giveback is to maintain their website and the little bit of social networking that we do, along with photographing things. I always volunteer during the event, usually in the kitchen dishing out easy food, but this year I’m giving something different.
What’s the quarry? The Panhandle rail line, which was removed to built the trail in the old rail bed, runs right through a century-old limestone quarry, a portion of which is still actively quarried. The quarry ponds are there and that and the woods around make a natural gathering place.
Music, food, science demo, games, raffles, bonfire, fire trucks, fun for all ages.
For over ten years, Rock the Quarry (RTQ) has been an annual tradition. RTQ features two days of music, food, and fun. Each year, RTQ showcases up-and-coming local musical talent. Day two of RTQ features lots of activities for the kids as well as the Grand Rubber Duck Race and the traditional Sunset Remembrance Ceremony.
For more information on the event including maps and parking, please visit www.panhandletrail.org.
WORKS IN THIS EXHIBIT
Original art included in the exhibit is listed below. Some have sold, but nearly all are available on this site as originals or prints. If they are on this site, the title and image will be linked to the page where you can read more and purchase the original or a print .
1. The Rope Swing
14” x 20”, pastel, sold, prints available
2. Leafing Out
8” x 6”, pastel, $75
3. The Cabin
4” x 4”, ink, $40
5” x 7”, white and black charcoal, $40
5. Winter Sunset Reflections
7” x 17”, pastel, $200
6. The Swimming Hole
17” x 8”, pastel, sold, prints available
7. Colorful Winter Sunset
10” x 8”, pastel, $75
8. Robinson Run in Spring
10” x 8”, pastel, sold, prints available
9. The Spring Woods
8” x 12”, pastel, $150
10. Winter Trail
10” x 12”, pastel, $75
11” x 7”, pastel, $150
12. Colorful Autumn Trail
8” x 12”, pastel, sold, prints available
13. Charcoal Dusk
8” x 6”, white and black charcoal, sold, prints available
14. Path Uphill
4.5” x 6.5”, charcoal, $50
15. Thanksgiving Walk
5” x 7”, pencil, $40
16. Trail Sketch
4” x 6”, pencil, $35