Monday, April 6, 2015
CHAIR-ITY - "Lap Dance"
Well....It's Done! Here's my painted chair for the "Chair-ity" event for art education in Bedford, VA. I delivered it on Saturday and it is called "Lap Dance." The figure is Modigliani's "Count Weilhorski" and because of his straight-laced, kind of Puritan look, I thought he'd make a good "seat." Each participant picked out an unpainted chair and used their artistic flair to decorate it. I've seen a number of them now, and they are all so wonderful and different. That's the great thing about this event. So many artists...So many different perspectives; and of course, the charity itself! I was a little intimidated at the start, but once I got into it I loved it! I will let you know the date of the auction as soon as it's finalized. It is in May, and will be a wonderful event.
I have to thank my wonderful friends, Jim and Gloria Chandler for their help with the process. I made my plan and sketched out the Count, and Jim used his carpentry tools to cut him out for me so I could paint him. I so appreciate the time they both took and the fact that they let me leave sawdust on their living room floor.