Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Exhibiting my art at Red Riding Hood's Basket

I got a great email from Moe, the owner of Red Riding Hood's Basket, asking if I'd like to exhibit some art at her restaurant!  What a fabulous little place and opportunity.   

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Tin walls and ceilings and antiques fill this quaint place, originally a train depot:)  

main dinning room

Opening back up Friday, March 18th, Red Riding Hood's Basket Facebook page has address, phone number and menus available to check out.  I can't wait to try the chicken salad and homemade breads.  

a lovely way to display utensils

Antique charm

This place and these people welcome you to come set a spell, isn't that nice to find in our rush around world?!

pot belly stove

The library is where you'll find the art, mine hangs there for the next month and then someone else has the room ;)  I look forward to seeing all the art from local artists Moe has lined up.  

The library

I made some assemblage pieces using vintage photos, doilies, laces and picture frames, that were inspired by the history and energy of this beautiful place.  Nice to let vintage stuff shine once again. 

I've got an eclectic mix of mono prints, clipboard and canvas art hanging in the library.  Please be sure to check out the art and contact me if you're interested in purchasing anything.  

sneak peek of my exhibition

I'm very grateful to Moe for this opportunity to share my art with all the folks who'll be stopping by Red Riding Hood's Basket.  

Street/bike path view

The Southwick Jog rail trail runs right by Red Riding Hood's Basket and runs south into Connecticut or north to Westfield.  It's a great trail with a few small hills and traffic signals on some busy crossroads. 

I'll be dropping in when cycling in the area, as it's right next to the bike path!  Hope you'll check this sweet restaurant and my art out when you're in Southwick.  

signed one grateful artist

PS.  My friend Craig, owner of Agawam's Java Stop, once gave me some coffee beans and asked me if I could make art with coffee and it turns out I can!  His  encouragement, support, wall space, recycled materials and ideas have been invaluable to my growth as an artist,  thanks a million Craig!

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