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happy spring everybody! we will be in naples this weekend for the 5th avenue art festival. the show runs from 10-5 on march 21 and 22...in downtown naples. we will be in booth 175. come out if you can. its going to be a beautiful weekend. thanks for reading. ps...gallery #8 has newly finished paintings...all are available as of march 20, 2015… Continue reading… 0 comments

this is our upcoming Florida art fair schedule... January 10&11...Bonita Springs national art festival January 30,31 and Feb 1...Images, New Smyrna Beach February 14,15&16...Coconut Grove art festival...(Miami) February 21&22...Naples national art festival March 13,14&15...Under the Oaks...Vero Beach March 21&22...Naples downtown art festival April 18&19...Mainsail art festival...St Petersburg April 25&26...Melbourne art festival Happy New Year! please visit and like my facebook page..… Continue reading… 0 comments

wow...it's October already?!? I have neglected this blog all summer long. its been a busy six months. we are currently preparing for our first trip to the east coast for two art fairs. first is the Bruce Museum Outdoor Art Festival in Greenwich, Ct on October 11&12...and then we will be in Bethesda, Md for the Bethesda Row Art Festival the next weekend October 18&19. Lots of new paintings to bring along...here is hoping for good weather and big crowds. I would like to invite you to visit (and like) my Facebook page...here is the address... https://www.facebook.com/EFWatercolorStudio thanks for reading ps...this 30"_60" painting is titled "good day sunshine" it will be on display on our upcoming trip 0 comments

for us it begins this weekend in Belleville, Il at the "Art on the Square" show. the weather looks to be fabulous with sunny skies and comfortable temps. its our first time at this show and we are looking forward to it. peggy has been busy in the studio and has a number of brand new pieces to display. shown here is one of the "totem" series of six paintings...each is 24"_48". its going to be a great weekend...hope to see big crowds out to enjoy part of it with us. thanks for reading..… Continue reading… 0 comments

a new start...

by EFStudio , April 30, 2014—12:00 AM

Topics: ON, art on the square, belleville illinois, canvas, watercolor

its hard to believe the florida art festival season is over for us this year...a big thank you to everyone who came out to all of our events. since my last blog here...we visited vero beach, naples, and gulf breeze florida in march...and ridgeland, ms, st Petersburg and Melbourne in april. we saw some familiar faces along the way and met some new patrons who we hope to see again. thanks to everyone for there support and kind words. now we are packing up the van for the trip back to Wisconsin and the Midwest art fair season which will begin for us in a few weeks. we were very happy to be juried in to the "art on the square" art fair in Belleville, il this year. it is a three day show that takes place on may 16, 17 and 18… Continue reading… 0 comments

this will be the first time for us in the naples national fine art festival. this show takes place in cambier park...right downtown...one block or so off of 5th ave. our booth number is 184 and you will find us in the park near the art center building. the show runs Saturday and Sunday from 10-5. its a very high quality event...we hope you can spend part of your weekend with us in downtown naples. the painting posted here is fresh off the easel...its 24"_24" and untitled...its part of a seven painting series peggy has been working on since the boca raton show. thanks so much for reading...have a great weekend… Continue reading… 0 comments

the 28th annual Boca Museum of Art juried art festival takes place at Mizner Park in Boca this weekend. our booth number is 42...and we look forward to our time there. peggy has been busy completing several new paintings for this show...including this one...its 4'x5'...and titled "a feather is not a bird". thanks for reading...hope to see you there… Continue reading… 0 comments

something different this weekend...we are in the fabulous Art Festival Beth-El. its a three day event beginning today. over 161 artists have work at this show...and the quality is really impressive. I'm pretty excited to be included in the mix this year. all the info can be found here http://www.templebeth-el.com/ or you can check out their facebook page... I'll be there over the weekend at various times...I hope you will look for me there. this new 24_24 piece will be on display this weekend...its untitled...but you'll know it when you see it. thanks for reading.. 0 comments

its where we will be this last weekend in January. its a three day event kicking off at 1pm on Friday. sunny and dry weather is predicted for all three days...hope to see big crowds. we've got quite a few new paintings to display...this one is titled "leave the lights on" and its 30"_30". looking forward to a great weekend...hope to see you there... thanks for reading..… Continue reading… 0 comments

you are invited to come out to Coconut Point in Estero, Fl this weekend for the new years weekend art festival there. look for us in booth number 16. we will have several brand new pieces on display...including this one..."walk on the wild side". the show is open from 10-5 both Saturday and Sunday and we hope you can make it. next weekend we will be back in the area at the Miromar outlet center for the hotworks! estero fine art festival. we hope to see you at one of these fine events. thanks for reading..… Continue reading… 0 comments

a big thanks to everyone for all the support this past year. it was fun seeing old friends and great making new. hope to see you all again in 2014 at an art festival somewhere..."down the road". our holiday wish for us all...peace on earth..… Continue reading… 0 comments

heading south...

by EFStudio , December 4, 2013—12:00 AM

Topics: coconut point art fair, watercolor on canvas

next stop...palmetto, fl. our next art festival will take place in estero, fl at the coconut point shopping mall...its the weekend before new years...looking forward to some warm weather and sunshine. special thanks to all of our friends, family and patrons in and around the Midwest who made it a great summer. we wish everyone peace and love over the coming holidays...however you choose to celebrate them...we hope you enjoy! ps...we have updated the "about" section here with some of our upcoming art fairs in florida...listed are shows in January and February 2014...more will be posted as we learn of jury results… Continue reading… 0 comments

www.earthwoodandfiretour.com this is the weekend for our open studio tour here in Jefferson county, wi. twenty some artists will open their studios on Saturday and sunday...many will be demonstrating...and all of us will be welcoming one and all to come out and enjoy the art and a drive in the country on a beautiful autumn weekend. I will be demonstrating how I use my rotating table top to paint my abstract watercolors on canvas. open hours this weekend are 10-5 both days and we hope you can spend a part of your weekend withus. all the info including a list of participating artists is available at the official website noted at the beginning of this blog. thanks so much for reading 0 comments

peoria, il this weekend...

by EFStudio , September 26, 2013—12:00 AM

Topics: fine art fair, il, peoria, watercolor on canvas

after a fabulous show in springfield, il last weekend...we want to send out a big thank you to all the folks who came out and supported the show at Edwards place. this weekend we will be part of the Peoria fine art fair in downtown Peoria on the riverfront. we have never been to Peoria before and are looking forward to the visit. we have some new work to display and hope to see big crowds out to enjoy the art fair on a beautiful autumn weekend. the attached piece is a new one...its 4'x4' and is entitled..."heavy duty" thanks for reading..… Continue reading… 0 comments

we are back in springfield this weekend for the Edwards place art fair. this will be our second year at this neat little art fair...and we are happy to return. the weekend looks to be great weatherwise with sunshine and temps in the 70's. we hope to see a nice crowd out to enjoy the weekend while checking out the art. attached is a new 4'x5' painting that was recently completed and is titled "shelter from the storm". next weekend we will be in Peoria, il on the riverfront for their fine art festival... thanks for reading..… Continue reading… 0 comments

well...since Oconomowoc decided not to call artists off of their waitlist...we have been out of the game for three weeks. but we will be traveling to Sioux city, ia for the artsplash! show this weekend. this is a new event for us...in fact we've never been to this corner of Iowa so we are looking forward to checking out the area. the late summer weather looks to be...well...very summery...but the show takes place in the shady "Riverside Park"...and we hope many folks come out to spend part of the weekend with us at artsplash! attached is a pic of a new painting...its 36_48 and entitled...playing in the street… Continue reading… 0 comments

come out and see us in Minneapolis at the 50th annual Uptown Art Fair this weekend...we have booth #1209 on the mall. its a three day show...fri-sun...and we are looking forward to some great weather and hope that many folks will come out and spend part of their weekend "at the fair" I've attached a pic of one of peggy's latest paintings. it will be on display in the booth. thanks for reading..… Continue reading… 0 comments

after many years of trying...we have finally juried into the On the Square Art Fair in Madison, Wi which takes place this weekend. peggy has been working hard the past two weeks and has come up with some beautiful work to display. the weather looks to be just about perfect art fair weather and we are looking forward to our first On the Square. posted here is one of the new pieces...its called "I like it like that!" and its a 36"_48" original watercolor on canvas. we hope you can make it out to capitol square this weekend and that you will stop in and stay hi. thanks for reading..… Continue reading… 0 comments

we are off to Toledo this weekend for the three day Art Fair held at the Crosby Botanical Garden. it starts with a Friday night preview party that goes til 9pm...then full days on both Saturday and sunday. it will be our second year and we enjoyed our time in Toledo last year...we hope to see some familiar faces...and we hope for good weather for this long running festival. thanks for reading...oh and I've attached a pic of a new 30"_60" painting that was just finished and will be the booth this weekend… Continue reading… 0 comments

we are back in the melbourne art festival this weekend after a few years away. after having good results in the new smyrna beach and vero beach art festivals earlier this year we are hoping for a good turn out and great weather so the fine folks in the melbourne area can come out and enjoy this well thought of event. the weather looks to be cooperating with a great forecast...so we are looking forward to a fun weekend...we hope you can join us. attached is a new painting...16"_16"...from a series we are nicknaming "the splatter series"... thanks for reading..… Continue reading… 0 comments