Monday, August 30, 2010

September Seasons: FotoSeptiembre SA/USA

Thinking about Freedom
Gettysburg Civil War Battlefield, PA

Coming Up Yellow
Gerbera Daisy

The Songbook,
Shaker Praises in Pleasant Hill, KY

Maple Lace
Lost Maples Natural Area in Vanderpool, TX

San Antonio Botanical Gardens
San Antonio, TX

Harvest at Sturbridge

Sturbridge Village, MA

Reflections at Sturbridge

Sturbridge Village, MA


Photography by Cindy Morawski

Seasons of September, Past and Present:

FotoSeptiembre SA/USA


FotoSeptiembre in San Antonio is celebrating photography all over the city and in the surrounding communities of the Hill Country too. Museums, galleries, and businesses are showcasing the photography of local artists. Three of my photographic works are currently being exhibited in the gallery of the 764 West Frame Shop at 764 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels, Texas. Celebrate photography with this annual event!
Morawski Fine Art
Highlights for September/October:
  • Comfort Art Walk, Sept. 18th, 10 to 5, Comfort, Texas. Look for me in front of the Comfort Crockery on 402 Seventh Street. I'll be demonstrating landscape painting by working on an autumn landscape painting.
  • Inspire's on Fire Celebration, Inspire Fine Art's Juried Exhibition and Reception , Sept. 16, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., St. Anthony's de Padua's Reception Hall, 102 Lorenz Rd., San Antonio, TX 78205
  • SAAC's Spirits and Demons ~~ Fall and Halloween Art Show, Sept. 30 through Nov. 18, at Schertz Civic Center in Schertz, Texas. I'll have fall paintings and Halloween Photography
  • Georgetown Art Hop 2010, Juried Art Exhibition, Oct. 1 - 29, Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. 8th Street, Georgetown, Texas. I recently found out that I was juried in with one of my 2010 paintings for this show.
  • Seventh Annual Buda Fine Arts Festival, Oct. 1 - 3, Buda, Texas. I was juried into this three day fine arts festival. Friday night will feature an art walk from 7 to 9 pm. Saturday & Sunday's hours go from 10 to 6.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Celebrating August with New Paintings and an Art Fest

Reflections on the Maple Trail
Landscape of Lost Maples

Have you ever hiked Lost Maples Natural Area in Vanderpool, Texas? I went hiking there last fall and that's where I found this scene. I started out by hiking the Maple Trail. Not too far down the path, I found a footbridge with immense rocks on both sides. To the right, I spotted a long ridge of colorful trees. When I crossed the bridge, I noticed that below and to the right, water, boulders, and distant tree-lined hills marked the horizon. The bright sight of orange, red, and yellow hardwood trees dotted my view as well. Meanwhile, I couldn't help but also notice the sunlit reflections of the water displaying the blue sky and the shimmery images of the elephant-like rocks in the pond. It was an image that I photographed, and that stuck with me for months. I had photos of this landscape in my studio with the intention that I'd get around to painting it eventually. I have studied the photos off and on since last November. Last week, I took the plunge and started painting. I remembered the crisp, cool air and the pungent aura of decomposing leaves beneath my feet. I heard the laughter and chatter of my fellow hikers and the giddy sense of a holiday. It felt quite liberating! Now that the zenith of the summer heat is upon me, I am looking forward to October and the welcoming cooler temperatures. I'll emerge from my summer cocoon like a butterfly and journey into the World of Autumn.

Redwall Buttes of the Grand Canyon, my artwork selected by SAAC for this year's art festival ad poster.
I would like to invite all of you to the New Braunfels HEIST ART FEST!! I'll be participating in the festival next Saturday, August 21, 2010, from 10 to 4. A variety of artists will be set up with paintings, prints, photography, art cards, and more to help celebrate art. The Schertz Area Artz Council and the 724 West Frame Shop are sponsoring it at the following location: 764 W. San Antonio Street, New Braunfels, Texas. Check out the website for more details or call the following number: or phone -- 830.629.0998.
Hope to see you soon!

Friday, August 6, 2010

Looking Back at my Summer Seasons Art Show

Summer Seasons Art Show at Wine Styles at The Rim in San Antono, TX~~Paintings by Cindy Morawski, standing in center with friends

Good friends, good food, and good wine! Plus, more new landscapes displayed on table.

Art Reception Line-up: Right to Left-- Steve, Cindy, Sherry, Anna, and Janet

Artist Friends (right to left)-- Vera Smith and Brigitte Tuttle

Supporters~~ Paul and Steve having fun!

Smile and say "cheese"!! Friends~ Sherry Heffner (right) and Anna Quintana (left)
How do you spell f-u-n? It all starts with a recipe for success that includes the ingredients and mix of an art show, friends, and refreshments. I experienced all of that at my Summer Seasons Art Show at The Rim in San Antonio, Texas, last week on Wednesday evening, July 28th, 2010. Wine Styles hosted my art show and reception in their gallery at the store's location at 17503 La Cantera Pkwy., Ste 115.
To all my friends, a BIG thanks for coming out to the show and reception! There was a good turn-out and sale. I appreciated all the kudos and conversation! It was a memorable night in the life of this artist!!!
My next art event will take place later this month on Saturday, August 21st, from 10 to 4, at the New Braunfels HEIST Art Festival. It's sponsored by the 764 West Frame Shop of New Braunfels and the Schertz Arts Council. I'll be located in Booth # 17 with my tent and artwork. Hope you can join me and about 20 other artists for the show!