Montrose Artwalk

July 14, 2008 at 11:44 pm 1 comment

On Saturday I had a fun time showing my art in Montrose, California.

Barbara J Carter's booth at the Montrose, CA July 2008 Artwalk

Barbara J Carter's booth at the Montrose, CA July 2008 Artwalk

The city organizes this “Artwalk” four times each year: May, July, September, and November. This year I signed up for the July and the September shows. It’s just a single day, usually the first Saturday of the month (though this July it was the second Saturday because of the 4th of July holiday).

It’s held on the sidewalk of Honolulu Avenue, on the two most scenic blocks of the street (centered around 2400 Honolulu Ave). On these two blocks you’ll find little boutiques, specialty shops, an art gallery, coffee, pizza, music, karate, and lots of leafy trees and pleasant shade. Oh yes, and lots of parking- paid on the street, free just off the street.

Barbara J Carter's artist neighbors

Barbara J Carter's artist neighbors

It was pretty hot on Saturday (as indeed it’s been quite hot all summer), but people still stopped by and chatted. I always love talking about my work with people. I get great feedback and lots of encouragement. Plus, I got to catch up with some collectors of mine as well as meet a couple other cool artists. Good times were had by all.

I’ll be back in Montrose in September!

Want to know where I’m showing next? Check my show schedule web page.

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  • 1. Carol Mahoney  |  April 21, 2009 at 1:18 pm

    Dear Barbara, I love your work – so vibrant! I found it today as I was considering the Montrose Art Walk May 2 – was in Montrose with gr kids last weekend – thinking my ceramic sculptures might do well there – notice you are not there this year – any feedback? thanks so much – best of everything, carol


Barbara J Carter

I'm an artist. I make paintings with dots.

I work in acrylic paint, in a couple of distinct styles: landscapes and abstracts.

Native to California, I've lived elsewhere and only recently returned to my home state. I now live in Los Angeles.

I mostly show my art in outdoor festivals in California. I also occasionally show my work in art galleries or open studio events. You can see an up-to-date list of upcoming shows on my website (click here).

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