Finally! I am having one of those days where all the loose ends are coming together and I am so shocked, amazed and excited that I want to jump right out of my seat and jump around a bit. To be honest, I have just sat down after having done that. Don’t worry. I did it in the privacy of my own home. My dog was the only one that saw the jubilation.
For days I have been trying to think of a way to properly start the tour. I didn’t want to present all the pieces, but just a select few, in an interesting, exciting gallery in Newcastle. So, I put the idea to the Director of the Mushroom Works Gallery and am pleased to announce that it has been accepted. The plan is to go along with the monthly themed exhibits and for the month of April 2011, select the theme of Heritage, Generations or family for a collabotive exhibition, displaying my works alongside the local talent. Thank you Mushroom Works for being that gallery. I cannot wait to make plans for this. Their monthly exhibitions start with a nice little party, where many gather to look at the work and have a good chat with friends and artists. The atmosphere is quite vibrant.
Breakthrough #2 happened when I finally came up with the idea for my inschool workshop. Again, for days…no…months, I have been trying to think of how this workshop was going to go. I wanted to get local artists in on the fun, but the plan was evading me and it seemed like everything I did think of, was lacking. As I was emailing an artist working near Dudley, the final plan come together. I won’t list the details just yet.
This morning has been a great morning. After week after week of wanting to bang my head on to the table top, things are sorting themselves out and I feel like I can move forward with the next step.