Friday, October 16, 2020

A love of reading

Reading before the dance
(Part of the dance series)
Acrylic on canvas
Barbara Muir © 2008

I was looking at my images on Google under my blog name Barbara Muir Paints,
and I came across the link to this wonderful piece about my work in a blog
called Reading and Art.

I remember this post, and my excitement at finding it in 2014. And I thought
I’d post this image that wasn’t included tonight. It's one of my favourite paintings
 -- a commission.

The timing was interesting too, because I was just settling down to mark a 
bunch of papers. Good reading skills really help my writing students succeed.
I love reading, and I’m so glad that I created these paintings, and that they were
discovered by Bas van Houwelingen in the Netherlands. And I hope that seeing
this makes you want to get yourself a really great book, and have a wonderful

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A major highlight in my career? Drawing Oprah Winfrey live via Skype for her show "Where in the Skype are you? Galleries: Studio Vogue Gallery, Toronto, Canada. The Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York City. Gallery at the Porch Door, Kingston, Canada. Your positive comments on this blog mean the world to me. I'd love to hear from you!