This pastel was started in 1989 in my firends’, Joani and Tim, bathroom in Sherman Acres near Bear Valley at 7000′ in the Sierra.  Joani doesn’t particularly like winter, hence the title, which might have been “Joani’s Blue Bottles”.  This was one I always intended to finish, so 30 years later…..

*Pastel Society of Alaska, Online Juried Exhibit, 2023

*Southeastern Pastel Society “All About Pastel” 2022 National Exhibit, Alpharetta Arts Center, Alpharetta, Georgia Oct. 31 – Nov. 29

*PSWC 36th Annual International Open Exhibition “99 Voices in Pastel”, Art Center Morro Bay Gallery, CA, June 30 – August 7, 2022

*2021 Pastel Society of the West Coast Members Only Online Show opens March 1