My Yesterday in Pictures for, Dec 04, 2019 😊

Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up b ©Felipe Adan Lerma
Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up b ©Felipe Adan Lerma

My Yesterday in Pictures Format

I’ve simply built my daily walking & painting up to the point where I need the time for these two vital parts of keeping me healthy and/or sane, lol!

My Day Ahead series posts will continue, but on a much more intermittent basis. Already it seems some of that series’ usefulness is being incorporated into this new series’ format, me yakking ‘bout what when on, on the yesterday part of my life anyway, lol! It’s a continuing experiment of course, so we’ll see 😊

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Setting Up the Austin Area Artists’ 2019 Show at the Old Bakery & Emporium ❤️

Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up a ©Felipe Adan Lerma
Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up a ©Felipe Adan Lerma

I was there a bit early since I was to help with the art take-in, 52 artists with over 150 pieces art! Half a dozen ladies, along with the curator, Kay, seen below in the light color top hanging the red-yellow floral w/blue background, already had hung a few early birds’ pictures. Plus, they had tables and supplies and check-in sheets all lined up and ready. Kay had two pedestals ready for me when my work arrived.

The right two pieces are 11×14 metal pieces of two of my photos, Austin Pink Sunset and White Blue Cluster. The original is an 18×24 2006 very thick texture oil, Hackberries 😊

Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up b ©Felipe Adan Lerma
Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up b ©Felipe Adan Lerma

Above, are Kay and other ladies hanging 3 works on a line, the only way to fit 150 pieces of art in the space! And incredible accomplishment!

Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up c ©Felipe Adan Lerma
Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up c ©Felipe Adan Lerma

And some of the art pieces simply took some doing! But there were lots of folks to help out —

Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up d ©Felipe Adan Lerma
Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up d ©Felipe Adan Lerma

Resulting in art filled walls!

Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up e ©Felipe Adan Lerma
Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up e ©Felipe Adan Lerma

After several hours, it was time for a well earned break – salads and subs 😊

Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up f ©Felipe Adan Lerma
Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up f ©Felipe Adan Lerma

Then back to receive the final legs of deliveries from the 52 Austin area artists who were lucky to choose to participate in this year’s Christmas show….

Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up g ©Felipe Adan Lerma
Old Bakery & Emporium 2019 Dec Austin Area Artists Show Set-up g ©Felipe Adan Lerma

By the time I was ready to head back home, only the final hallways of art remained to be finished. Kay, the Bakery’s curator is to the right, and J, the director had just passed by with good words and was headed to check the downstairs gallerit’s and gift rooms.

Friday, we all return for the show’s reception, 5-7 pm. Sheila and I are hoping to have the grandson w/us ❤️ That’s when we relax, eat from among the treats we’re all bringing, and just have a good time 💕

If you would like to visit the Old Bakery& Emporium, or inquire about showing your art or hand crafted items, please call 512.974.1300, or follow the links below —

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/obemporium
Webpage: https://www.austintexas.gov/obemporium

1006 Congress Ave, Austin Texas
Open Tue-Sat, 9am-4pm
512.974.1300

All in all, it was an exhausting yet very fulfilling day ☺️

Thanks so much everyone! I hope to have pics of Friday’s reception too!!
Adan

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My Day Ahead series posts, an intermittent series, elaborates on both my day ahead & the day past, my yesterday 😊

Adan

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3 comments

    • There are I thought, some true gems in this show! As part of the work crew I got to see a lot of the art close up as it was checked in, and this one elderly (we’re all elderly in this group actually, lol!) artist 👩‍🎤 had the most beautiful colors in her work. We couldn’t even tell if they were oils or watercolors or what! Turned out to be acrylics! I hope I get to talk w/her at the reception! 😊

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