Friday, October 29, 2010

Sunny Days and Thoughts on the Fence

"Sunny Day" 8 x 8" acrylic by Robin Maria Pedrero

When you see a piece of my art and think oh that's not the right size for my space, did you know that I offer fine art reproductions in large sizes? I was glad to hear the colorful glossy 20 x 20" "Chair" giclee sent to a wonderful potter in Canada  arrived safely this week. And more so she LOVES it! Yesterday I delivered a 12 x 12" giclee of "Secret Soiltary Bird" on textured watercolor paper to a decorator who is placing it in a NYC condo. What fun! I can also reproduce my work on canvas in every imaginable size.

Another service that I offer is working in your colors, theme, subject or shared story which is a commission. Futhermore if a piece is sold and you would like something similar, I do that, however I do not make identical pieces, each is original.
 I have a whole new series of autumn crows. Several have taken roost at the Florida Museum for Women Artists gift shop in Deland FL. And there are new originals shared on my facebook page in my wall photos and some listed in my etsy shop. Curious? Just ask.

"Thoughts On the Fence" 8 x 8 acrylic by Robin Maria Pedrero

PS. Another really cool thing happening on my facebook page are the stories that people like Grace Salter are sharing about pieces of my art like this one;  "Thoughts on the Fence". This to me is a modern female crow because she is next to flowers and male crows would be on twigs, electrical lines. She is thinking of her life so far and how proud she is of her accomplishments. She has raised only two separate sets of baby crows that grew up prepared to face the changing world and she also knew that she would never see them again. However, as she sat on the fence she still wondered how her children were doing. A mother's love never remains as "Thoughts on the Fence".
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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Lake Eustis Museum of Art Paper Works 4 Me II Acceptance

"La Playa" 20" x 16" pastel by Robin Maria Pedrero
Yippeeee!!  That's what I said when I got the notification
"Congratulations. We are happy to notify you that your entry in PaperWorks 4 Me II, "LaPlaya" is accepted for exhibit and consideration for a purchase award."
Paper Works 4 Me II
Dec. 10, 6 – 9 p.m. opening event
Dec 10, 2010 - Jan. 9, 2011

Lake Eustis Museum of Art

200 B. East Orange Ave., Eustis, FL 32726

I hope to see you at the opening night!

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Silvery Moon is All Mine!

I am excited to be receiving "Under the Silvery Moon" This 7 X 11.5 inch art quilt was designed & made by artist, Dale Anne Potter of Morse, Saskatchewan, Canada. The background fabric is hand-dyed by the artist, painted & then machine quilted. I am truly grateful for social network media introducing us, Dale Anne way up in Canada and me down in Florida. I love this piece, the moon calls to me, as do bare trees, and her fabric art is remarkable!Dale Posted about our trade here on her blog.
Website: Etsy:

She asked to trade for the original "Autumn Becomes You".
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Monday, October 18, 2010

You are invited to Small Works Artful Treasures

"I Dreamed I was a Bird" 8" x 8" acrylic by Robin Maria Pedrero

2nd Annual "Small Works, Artful Treasures"

Holiday Art Show & Sale

October 6, 2010, Pomfret, CT . . . Celebrations Gallery & Shoppes invites you to the 2nd Annual "Small Works: Artful Treasures" Art Exhibition & Sale.

In the tradition of many galleries during the holiday season, Celebrations' "Small Works" show is designed to entice customers to give the ultimate gift of original artwork as well as purchase a treasure for themselves. During this show, Celebrations will offer a variety of original, framed art less than 200 square inches, all priced under $200.

The "Small Works" Exhibition & Sale will run from November 6th - January 7th. There will be a "Meet the Artists" Reception on Saturday, November 6th from 2-5PM, featuring complimentary tea and sweets. Twenty-one different local and regional artists will be featured, working in a variety of media and styles including paintings, multimedia, woodworking, mosaics and photography plus creatively framed jewelry pieces.

Participating artists: Emily Boosahda (oils), Janice Doner (jewelry), Cheryl Economos (oils), Jan Geoghegan (encaustics), Lori Gooch (oils), Bernice Harmyk (acrylics), Peter Harmyk (watercolors), Donna O’Scolaigh Lange (oils), Susan Rosenstone Larrow (acrylics), Rebecca Leonard (multimedia), Anna Mancini (jewelry), Sharon Morgio (watercolors), Brian Nilson (jewelry), Robin Maria Pedrero (acrylics), Nikki Sullivan (mosaics), David Stumpo (watercolor), Susan Underwood (jewelry), Sharon Way-Howard (watercolors), Ruth Welter (acrylics), Carol Wontkowski (photography), Margaret Young (jewelry).

Celebrations also announces Extended Holiday Hours. Starting November 26th through Christmas, Celebrations will be open every day from 11AM to 5PM. Celebrations will close at 3PM on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

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Chosen #1 Art Gallery in Yankee Magazine's "Best of New England Reader's Choice" Awards for 2010, Celebrations showcases & sells an eclectic collection of original artwork by dozens of regional artists, artisans and designers plus a wide selection of unique and creative gifts in all price ranges. Celebrations Tea Room hosts reservation-only tea events such as monthly themed teas and is available by appointment for groups. Visit for more information.

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Saturday, October 16, 2010

Chicago 2010

“Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world." Frank Loyd Wright.

Truly Chicago is a gorgeous city! Each time I visit I am taken by the gardens juxtaposed against the city architecture. I really like that overall the city of Chicago is quite clean. Art and culture are everywhere! The people on my path were helpful, kind and engaging. The video shows just a handful of places where I clicked a pic with my phone. I used a gallery map and went via train, cab, bus and hush puppies from one end of Chicago to the other to immerse myself in art and scout some galleries
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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Olive Branches for French Spanish Program in Sydney Australia

"Olive Branches" by Robin Maria Pedrero
I was contacted by Mezzo soprano Jenny Duck-Chong in regard to using my "Olive Branches" image for their French and Spanish program in Sydney, Australia. The individual artists in the program are mezzo soprano Jenny Duck-Chong, flautist Sally Walker, and guitarist Giuseppe Zangari. I am excited to have my art be a part of their program. Jenny Duck-Chong has established herself as a versatile and intelligent musician who is sought after by Sydney's finest vocal ensembles and has performed extensively with Opera Australia, Pinchgut Opera, The Song Company and Cantillation. Please click on the musicians names to read about their fascinating careers.

Sunday 24th October 2.30pm
St Bede’s Anglican Church,19 College St, Drummoyne

Tickets: $20/$12 Family concession available

Bookings & Enquiries: 02 9705 0808

Sunday 31st October 6pm

The Flute Tree Studio, Suite 1/ 111 Moore Street Leichhardt

Tickets: $20

Bookings & Enquiries: 02 9564 1233

studio [!at]

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Sunday, October 03, 2010

Look What I Found!

Although you did not know it was missing on my previous blog post when I was interviewed by Cory of United Arts for Participation, this is the set! In taking some time to organize some files I found this picture which I'd wanted to share when I originally posted the interview here. I'd been interviewed by roving reporters or staged events at galleries, museums, festivals and homes but this was my first time for an interview in the tv studio. I just thought it was way cool! You can see them setting up, adjusting the lighting on my artwork. Yes that's Luke!
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Saturday, October 02, 2010

Cooler Air is finally here!

"Breath of Cooler Air" by Robin Maria Pedrero

The original is 20" x 16" and prints are available

Leaves and Berries, and colors begining to change as a breath of cooler air touches the trees.
The flowers begin to fade and the birds let us know of the season change.

The process of painting this over the past few months included numerous layers colors composed of fauna and flora. I used design elements of spirals to represent the wind.

Can you tell how much I adore autumn!?
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