Wednesday, June 08, 2011

all i wanna do

Finally, I feel my life is my own again. My exhibition is up and running at the Buxton Gallery and Museum. I am exhibiting over forty drawings. Please call in if you are in the area. It's running until the 14th of August.

My exhibition began on June 4th which, coincidentally, is the same day as world Drawing Day. Or is there any such thing as coincidence? Whatever, I rather like the fact that both of these days coincide. Drawing Day has again set the annual challenge of uploading one million drawings so get on over there. You can read more about it, and upload your drawings, HERE.

I hope, in some way, that both of these events will inspire people to get drawing. Sheesh, I hope they inspire ME to get drawing! I'm desperate to get back to it. It's not good for me when I don't draw. So please keep coming back and I'll reward you with all the drawings I've been suppressing for far too long.

This post really must hold the record for the use of the word 'drawing'. I think I am trying to tell myself something. Something like "Draw, Joseph, DRAW!".

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Blogger Pippa said...

Yippeeee! Looking forward to seeing your work in the flesh!

1:16 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

What? Will you visit? If so you must let me know when and I'll come and meet you.

1:19 PM  
Blogger Eric Lay said...

Congratulations on your show opening.

1:40 PM  
Blogger Kris Efe said...

Congrats! I wish I could visit it but unfortunately I live too far away. I'm sure it's going to be amazing!

1:48 PM  
Blogger Terry Banderas said...

I also celebrate your solo exhibition. Congratulations!!!!!

2:06 PM  
Blogger Edgar Cabrera said...

Andrea! I am so excited and happy for you! I wish was able to see your exhibit! Good luck!

2:31 PM  
Blogger Magus said...

Best wishes... i have always been an admirer of your intricate sketches.. You surely have a way to go!

2:48 PM  
Blogger freebird said...

Glad to see you have an exhibit going. That's a real plus for your commercial side to your art. Hope you now get to get back to drawing something for the fun of it.

3:43 PM  
Blogger Miguel Herranz said...


4:10 PM  
Blogger Pattio said...

Go Andrea go!

Congrats on your show and hope you feel inspired to draw.


4:33 PM  
Anonymous Rhomany said...

That's only 20 miles away from where I live. Now to convince someone with a car they want to go with me...

5:52 PM  
Blogger T. Roger Thomas said...


8:04 PM  
Blogger mo said...

i wish New Mexico, USA, was "in the neighborhood" :(

this is exciting stuff, and i wish you all the luck!!

8:29 PM  
Anonymous dinahmow said...

Buxton's a bit of a stretch, I'm afraid.But I'm there in spirit. Go! AJ!

9:26 PM  
Blogger The Hamster said...

Beautiful sketches! Best of luck with your exhibit!

9:34 PM  
Blogger Liz Steel said...

oh! I wish I could visit it... but sadly my visit to the UK this July doesn't take me near here...

11:03 PM  
Blogger Caroline B said...

Best of luck with the exhibition - nice long run too! It's a bit too far for me I'm afraid, I'd love to see your drawings close up.
Do you get withdrawal symptoms if you don't draw? I get very cranky and peculiar if too many days go by without drawing or painting.

6:25 AM  
Blogger pedalpower said...

Fabulous! Congratulations on the solo show!

3:44 AM  
Blogger Nikira said...

Congratulations! I wish I can come too.

11:21 AM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thank you, lovley people.
I wish you could all come to see it too.

Thanks for your support.

11:26 AM  
Blogger Parabolic Muse said...

I'm so sorry I missed Drawing day.
I bet your show was fabulous!

11:32 PM  
Blogger suzanne cabrera said...

Big congrats Andrea! I know the show must have been fab!!!!!

4:32 PM  
Blogger Lelia Sorokina said...

Andrea, my congratulations on your solo exhibition! You deserve even more :)
And, yes, draw!!


1:03 PM  
Blogger Melody said...

That's so cool! I wish I were somewhere near by so I could see it :)

6:03 PM  
Anonymous why said...

big congrats! you works are amazing!

8:21 AM  

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