David Tripp Won the People’s Choice Award

at Paint Historic Waxahachie

Day 7 – Congratulations to David Tripp, the People’s Choice Award Winner!
I’ll try not to over lament my sunburned nose since he has whopped his forehead more impressively.

Recollections 54 The Art of David Tripp

Every artist has a central story to tell, and the difficulty, the impossible task, is trying to present that story in pictures.

Gregory Crewdson, photographer

I just finished a challenging week, painting daily, trying to record watercolor images of settings and subjects that resonate with my corner of this world, hoping viewers and buyers would find my work worthwhile.  I joined thirty-nine other plein air painters in this enterprise, and all of us sweated out the same challenge.  Today, we could see the weariness in one another’s faces.  It was a long week.

The 2013 Paint Historic Waxhachie plein air event is now in the books, and I am delighted to be home again, and resting.  At the close of the day, I was informed that I won the People’s Choice Award as favorite artist, and was presented with a nice check.  In addition to this good news, I learned…

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One thought on “Won the People’s Choice Award at Paint Historic Waxahachie

  1. Please do not be misled… I am congratulating David Tripp and reposting HIS announcement, but WordPress will not let me edit the title to clear up the confusion.

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