Interesting place, the circus, all kinds of alien carneys hanging around waiting to perform, some leaning, wrapping limbs possessively Laocoön-like around each other while standing at the bar.
Others alone, eyes meeting, then locking in perfect comprehension or turning away in the condescension of the presumed-upon: how dare s/he! It can be amusing, being the audience, watching the circus while waiting for the next glass slipper.
(Funny thing about glass slippers these days – they’re always two sizes two small, unless they’re half a size too big. In either case the foot doesn’t fit and the slipper shatters. It’s better when the shoe’s too big. That way it slides off and breaks and there’s no harm to the metatarsals or the long and elegant toes. Trying to squeeze into a glass slipper too small is a bitch, and you don’t know ‘til you try that it ain’t gonna fit. Appearances can, as they say, be deceiving. But I digress – back to the circus).
In the center ring the hopefuls, Some clutching sweating mugs of beer, almost swaggering in their nonchalance, others with delicate bejewelled fingers circling glasses of various shapes and sizes filled with a dizzying palette of exotic distillations. Surely the blonde in black is drinking a White Russian, although what she’d do if she ever met one – a Russian, that is – is open to intoxicating speculation.
February 26, 2013: An amazing thing happened today - I have been announced as one of the five finalists for a Shorty Award in Art. The Shorty Awards are given to the producers of the best of online social media in a variety of categories and I am honored to be in the running.
August 2, 2012: I am honored to have been showcased in Official Feature Online Entertainment New Magazine in the article "Connecticut’s Artist Expressionist: RC deWinter" highlighting my work in the arts. My thanks to the editors and staff. You can read it here: http://bit.ly/N6z4Yl
May 1, 2012: I am proud and also humbled to have several poems and paintings prominently featured in the First Anniversary Issue of Pink Panther Magazine. See my work on pp 52-57: http://bit.ly/KoMryO Purchase this beautifully produced magazine of women's art and writing here: http://bit.ly/In88Eg Thanks and bright blessings to the marvellous editors of Pink Panther for this extraordinary validation of my work.
April 6, 2012: Thanks to editor/writer Dominic Richardson at ARTbracket for this article on me and my work. http://bit.ly/HrZmDd
January 21, 2012: I am honored to have two of my poems, imprecation and WomanRoots, published in the latest issue of Pink Panther Magazine. The magazine can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/yUcPOM
My October 2011 solo show at the Arts of Tolland Gallery in Connecticut was a great success. I am greatly honored to be the first digital artist invited to exhibit there. My thanks to the Board for all their help before, during and after the 5-week show.
April 29, 2011: I am proud to announce that ABC has licensed four more of my works for use as set decoration on the TV show Desperate Housewives.
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