Ha! Curacao again…
I have no idea what this says. Can anyone help me out?
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UPDATE to this post:
Here is what I was painting in the Amigo article:
Boats at Caracas Baai, Curacao
11 x 14 | oil on linen on board
Translation provided by courtesy from Cynthia Roosberg, sister of Hellen Chirino – the woman behind Plein Air Curacao. Thank you Cyntha!
Headline: Landscape artists capturing Curacao on canvas.
Photo caption: One of the artists trying to capture the landscape of Caracasbaai, Thomas Jefferson Kitts.
Article text: This morning about 15 easels and artists appeared amidst the beachtowels and swimmers at the Caracasbaai. Plein air Curacao has taken off! Local and international artists will be working here untill sunset. This should provide entertainment for the public. The next few days the artists will try and capture the landscape at various locations.Wednesday they will be at the Santa Cruz, Thursday at the Hyat and Friday at Cura Hulanda.
The resulting art can be viewed and purchased at the Maritime Museum. On Saturday morning there will be a 4 hour long competition in Punda, Otrabanda and Scarloo. Participation is open to all and will cost 15 gld for children up to 18 yrs. Adults will pay 25 gld. Prizes will be presented in 4 categories at 13.30.
Categories are, local artists, foreign artists, ages 13 to 18 and aspiring young artist from 19 years on. On Friday and Saturday the students of Instituto Buena Vista and a number of patients of teh Capriles Clinic will work on a mural at the Rif Stadium. On saturday about 30 young children will be painting in Punda.
It was a great event, and filled with kind people and interesting adventures! I hope to return to paint again next year…
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