beauty is in the eye of the beholder

April 2013 103HorseshoeApril 2013 101SunsetApril 2013 102Rainbow

It was the girls’ first gallery exhibition. They each received judges’ feedback, had VIP passes that allowed them to bypass the end of the line, and gave them a reason to dress up. Since I’ve only begun a drawing class myself, I wouldn’t know about pallettes and backgrounds and colour mixing. But the girls have been given personal suggestions from Karla Pearce every Wednesday afternoon for the last couple months.

April 2013 114They came to view others’ work too.

Their eyes told me they really came for this…April 2013 105

But they had fun showing these…April 2013 112April 2013 104

Imagining, perhaps, that one day it would be acknowledged like this…079

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls”.

Pablo Picasso