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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Call to Artists Deadling fast approaching!

O.K. Artists!  February 4th marks the deadline for entries into the 14th annual Spring Obsession Open Division Art Show. With a $1000.00 first prize, $500.00 second prize and $250.00 3rd prize, it is certainly worth the effort. The Spring Obsession Opening Weekend, March 5 & 6 is also a great exposure for all you artists seeking the buying public, gallery owners and more. Don't miss the deadline! Download your entry from this blog.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Ironstone Spring Obsession Art Show Theme Division now in!

 It's official!  The 2011 Theme Division of Ironstone's 14th Annual Spring Obsession Art Show is spectacular!  The entries are in and originals beginning to arrive. I love this time of year! Love the art, love the artists and love the excitment building for the big weekend March 5 & 6. If you have not participated or come out to see this event, you really must give it a shot!  The artists are here with art in action, presentations and so much more... Watercolorist Carolyn Macpherson will be giving a presentation on "pouring a watercolor background" at 10:30 AM on Sunday, March 6th. .  For those of you not familiar with watercolors, this is a difficult but beautiful effect to achieve with this tempermental medium.  Carolyn is a master.   I will have a slide show of the entries for you to browse in the next day or two.  Take a look and try to guess which one will be unveiled as the 2011, Series #14 Ironstone Obsession Poster on Saturday, March 5th at the Reception!  By the way, this event is open to the public for only $20.00.  With food & wine pairing stations around the Alhambra Music Room, live music and artists, it is an event not to miss.  Mark your calendars and keep an eye out here for updates on the artists and the art.
The images you see here belong to Artists Judith Morgan, Tracy Knopf and Terry Richardson.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Get out of the FOG!!! Plan a day trip to the Foothills!

Sun is shining, what a beautiful day today in the foothills! Just spoke to Andrea up in Bear Valley and they are having a great ski day today! Gold Prospector Mario is here today at Ironstone, panning for gold! Join him and find out what Gold Fever is all about.  Get out of the fog today and head for the hills!

Friday, January 14, 2011

Modern Bridal Faire

Paul Mundy, representing Ironstone Vineyards will be at the Modern Bridal Faire at the Pleasanton Hilton on Sunday, January 16th.  Stop by our booth to learn more about weddings at Ironstone.
Check it out!   http://www.modernbridal.com/pleasanton.htm




Saturday, January 8, 2011

Final Days approaching! Call to Artists Open Division entries due 2/4/2011

All Theme Division entries for Ironstone's 14th Annual Spring Obsession Art show are in! Outstanding art representing a broad range of media. And so colorful!  Accepted artists will be notified by next week.  In the meantime, get your entry ready for the OPEN Division!  Due date is fast approaching. Stay tuned for more!