I ART NOT TO BE WITH THIS GROUP

Mar 17, 2017 by

I ART NOT TO BE WITH THIS GROUP

Remember the song on Sesame Street that went “One of these

Allison Sacra's gallery in Horseshoe Bay

Allison Sacra’s gallery in Horseshoe Bay

 things is not like the other, one of these things just doesn’t belong….”.   That’s me with my artsy friends.  I’m the sore thumb—-the one that clearly sticks out.  The closest I came to being an artist was when I took Art 101 in college.  I really wished I would have paid attention to those slides on the wall which, unfortunately, were right after lunch and provided an opportune time to nap in the darkened room….. I’ve

Omar Garza visits with one of the art patrons

Omar Garza visits with one of the art patrons

even taken an art lesson with some girlfriends.  Those show-offs.  So what if all of theirs looked like the goblet with fruit and mine looked like an inverted German helmet on a pole.  No matter…….someone has to be the swisher (that’s what you call the

worst one in ski school-unfortunately, I personally know the term).  But back to the present day……..Wouldn’t you get a little tic disorder if two of your friends had art shows in the past month?  And, while having dinner at another’s home, you look across the dining table at her

Janey Rives and Carol Dahse chat about art techniques.

Janey Rives and Carol Dahse chat about art techniques.

landscape on the wall?  One friend actually owns a gallery.  How did I get with this group???  It’s like that quote, by George Gobel, “Did you ever feel as if the whole world was a tuxedo, and you were a pair of brown shoes?”……………….Here are some pictures from a local gallery that had a showing yesterday.  I’m the one in brown shoes…………

I resisted playing chopsticks for the artsy crowd. Some people just don't recognize talent.

I resisted playing chopsticks for the artsy crowd. Some people just don’t recognize talent.

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