It’s a trite truism, “Nothing ventured, nothing gained”.
I am grateful to my network of art friends for encouraging me to enter the Mansfield Art Center May Show. I thought I had missed the deadline. I had decided I was too busy to find or take photos, then size, correct and send them digitally. My art buddies told me I still had time to enter because entry was done by taking the work to the exhibition site at 700 Marion Avenue in Mansfield, Ohio…about a 45 minute drive from my house…and that entries were accepted until 8 p.m. that evening.
I rounded up two works and got them in before the deadline.
Friday, I received the happy news that the works were not only both accepted, but that my art quilt won the George Biddle Award for innovative use of material.
What a boost to my confidence to get such a validation.
So, if you are hesitating to take a risk or to put yourself into a competitive situation, remember it is TRUE that you have NO chance to win a prize if you don’t try for it.
- art quilt
- colored pencil
- creative process
- Digital Media Technology
- exhibitions & competitions
- ink and watercolor
- self nurture
- Studio Art Quilt Associates
- time management