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Friday, May 02, 2008

Thirty Minutes of Fame

My 15 minutes of fame has grown to 30. My painting, Garden Ladies, was used for the cover of the New Mexico Country Register for the May-June issue. That is so wonderful.

Garden Ladies
Oil, 12 x 16 inches

My painting, Almost Tea Time, was used on the Colorado Country Register in January-February. You can read my post here and see the first painting. As I mentioned before, the paper is filled with articles about life, recipes, and fun. It also has ads for shops and more. The paper is distributed at welcome centers and craft and quilting shops free of charge. You can contact Jan Keller, publisher, regarding the newspaper.

You can see past covers on the website. You can pick up a copy around the state in New Mexico this month and June. Thank you Jan for helping artists and your hard work for your readers.


Regina Calton Burchett said...

I want a copy - autographed!! That's great, Jo. And a wonderful painting too!

Jo Castillo said...

Regina, thank you so much. I will send you a copy for sure.

Susan Carlin said...

Congratulations, Jo! You deserve that recognition and much more. How cool is that!

fishing guy said...

Jo: Congrats on the honor, that great painting made you desrving of the cover.

Jo Castillo said...

Susan, thanks. Yes, it is very cool! Great opportunity.

fishing guy, thank you, too. You are too kind. :)

Nancy Moskovitz said...

This is a beautiful painting, Jo. Thank you for sharing what it really looks like.......and much congratulations!

Valerie Jones said...

Way to go!!! The paintings are really nice too!

Jo Castillo said...

Nancy and Valerie, thank you so much. It was fun to see which paintings Jan would pick and how the articles would look. Thanks again for stopping by. :)

Rhonda Hurwitz said...

wonderful painting...congrats on the cover. It truly evokes a sense of place.

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I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los NiƱos. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill


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