3 Members/3 Friends/1 Vision to capture on canvas our history. Helen Tilston, Mary Rose Holmes and Violetta Shtymeyzen-Chandler have been painting together for the past 14 years. All three represented the USA at the juried invitational Florence Biennale in Firenze, Italy in 2007 - and have received a lifetime invitation. Florida Trust for Historic Preservaton awarded the Artists in 2007 for their untiring efforts in preserving the history of Florida.
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Artist Paints the Plein Aire Cottage Artists
While painting, en plein air, some months ago, at Indian Rocks Beach, Chet Shinaman and his beautiful wife stopped by to talk to us. Chet took some photos of us and we exchanged business cards. Chet is an artist.
Helen, Mary Rose and Violetta painting en plein air
Violetta and Mary Rose painting
We continued painting
Helen painting en plein air
We were completely and delightfully surprised to receive an email from Chet this week with the attached jpeg of the three of us painting on that memorable day. Chet paint in oil.
Thank you Chet for this kind gesture and for permitting us to use this image of your painting on our blog.
Chet can be reached Here