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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Artist's Reception at East End Winery


Take one talented artist, who happens to be my sister Liz, add a beautiful Summer evening in July, have a wonderful east end winery, Palmer Vineyards of Riverhead, Long Island, New York, invite her to feature her art for the entire Summer into Harvest, invite everyone, and what do you get? A perfect Friday night with the arts! Liz parked her 1951 red Chevy truck out front with a banner to let the world know her reception was at the winery that evening.
On the grounds between the two buildings a beautiful, healthy array of nibbles was set out for everyone to enjoy in between their wine testings and art appreciation. Liz and her friend Ronnie set the display inside vintage toy trucks!


I cannot pass up a hydrangea without taking a picture. The grounds were so beautiful!



This is a little display that was on the bar where the wine testings went on. It shows the reflection of the sun, but if anyone knows what type of Summer we have been having, who am I to compain about the sun? :) Notice the little red truck to the left holding Liz's business cards. Do you know she loves old trucks?


I captured my sister Nancy and nephews Rob, Dave and Matt finding a special seating area right near the rows and rows of grapes. The sun was starting to set and everyone was beginning to move to the deck and ground area to take in more of God's glory of the day.


A couple of Liz's newest additions.This show was called "Big and Bold".






This last picture Liz called an abstract of a truck. She loves trying new techniques. There was so much more. This is just a little inkling of the evening and the artist's work.

11 comments:

Carolee Crafts said...

What a wonderful evening, the setting is perfect, love the truck and your sister's paintings, hope she did well.

gail said...

Hi Susie,, I am so glad you posted something on Lizs show. I love her art and the color is brilliant. It looked like a gorgeous setting too.And she does have one awesome truck!!! :)
Have a great week, hugs, gail

palepinkandroses said...

Susie

What a memorable evening you all had. Liz's art is fantastic, I love the colors. That truck is awesome!

Lynette Larson - Campbell said...

Susie what a fun night!!! That would have been right up my alley! Love your sister's pick up, her paintings and what a great place to make a living!

Shabby Shan said...

It looks like your sister had a wonderful reception. She is a very talented artist! Thanks for sharing!

Shannon
www.shabbyshanscottage.com

Craft Diva said...

Love her work...so colorful. Looks like you all had an awesome day!

Carolyn
The Odd Sparrow
www.TheOddSparrow.com

Cottage Flair said...

Sounds like such a nice evening. Your sister is quite talented. Love the red truck ( in person and in art)
Jennifer

Michelle (Shell) May said...

Toooooooooottallyyyyyyy jealous that I was not there for such a gorgeous time!!!!!!!!!!
Liz is incredible! Oh sweetness how much fun!
bunny hugs,
shell

Carrie Gonzalez said...

Susie what a beautiful evening! You must have had such a wonderful time. I love the pictures, and Liz's art is awesome! Thanks so much for sharing. Have a great week.
hugs,
Carrie

Tedi said...

How great for your sister, thanks for sharing. What a fabulous day too! You're right it was perfect. Hugs, Tedi www.PetiteBookstore.com/blogs

Sharon said...

Wonderful wonderful wonderful