The pictures are framed, the labeling’s done, digital images uploaded for distribution, picture hooks, string and the rest of the exhibition paraphernalia are all just about ready to go. So I’m almost there!
The National Arts Festival sets up the Arena Exhibition as an opportunity to showcase your artwork. My problem was which piece to decide on. I settled on this dreamy looking landscape taken late last September at Stendörren Nature Reserve in Sweden. It’s looking west into the sun (which all camera makers tell you never to do) reflecting over the sea.
I like the tranquility, the curling clouds and the range of blues which make you wonder is it night or day?
The Arena Exhibition opens on Monday 20th June and will end on the last day of Festival, Sunday 10th July 2016. It’s held at the Festival Gallery on Somerset Street, Grahamstown.