November 3, 2014

Be Careful What You Wish For...




For as long as I can remember I have written, painted, cooked, and dabbled in fashion and design. Basically all of my passions allow me to create something out of nothing. While they are all different, they have one common element. Layering! Layering color, layering flavor, layering thoughts, not to mention the energy that elicits emotion and happiness. 

Am I a trained chef? Nope. An artist with a fancy art degree? Oh no! Did I attend Parsons and glean my technical skills from fashion icon Tim Gunn? I wish! Basically, I sat up, paid attention, and worked really hard to become proficient at the things that I love to do.

As our kiddos navigate their way through life trying to figure out what they are going to do, I still continue to ask,"What do you love?" Because if you follow your passion and allow yourself to dream the dream, you might just be surprised.

With that said, I am thrilled that the extraordinary Epiphany Farms and Anju above will be featuring a gallery of my paintings this Friday as part of the Bloomington Art Walk. So if you find yourself in Central Illinois, please come by and enjoy a lovely evening.




4 comments:

  1. Steve raves about how proud of you he his, Julie. And with that, Kia and I look forward to meeting you and experiencing your amazing artwork.. Congratulations to you!

    Marcel

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    1. I look forward to meeting you and Kia Friday!

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  2. Julie - I wish I could be there for your opening. You have the soul of an artist.

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    1. Jay~You are always so kind! BTW loved the video you posted at the World Series. You never disappoint! See you next spring when we are in Marin! J

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