My art on bus stops

September 23, 2010 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

As you might recall, I entered 2 of my paintings into a competition to get my art displayed on local bus stops for a month. Both were selected, and now they’re up!

So of course I had to drive around town and take pictures of them.

Here’s the bus stop where my small (12×9″) painting “Pacheco Tree” is reproduced really HUGE! You can see every single brushstroke. Fun!

Santa Clarita bus stop displaying the painting "Satwiwa" by Barbara J Carter

And “Satwiwa” is the featured painting at this bus stop. The guy sitting there seemed really confused by my taking photos of the bus stop. I explained that it was my art, but he didn’t seem to get it. Oh well.

The point of these bus-stop posters is to advertise the city’s annual street arts festival (October 2-3, 2010). Part of my prize was a free booth space at the festival. I had planned to participate, but too many problems cropped up so it turns out I’m not going to be in the festival after all.

But hey, I still got my art up on the bus stops. I think that’s pretty cool.

Santa Clarita bus stop featuring art by Barbara J Carter

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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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