Thursday, October 7, 2010

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival (Washington State)

Each Spring, Skagit Valley (near Mount Vernon, Washington) blossoms with daffodils, tulips, irises, and lilies. The acres of flowers attract many visitors who are drawn to the brilliant colors and beautiful scenery. Visitors also enjoy such festivities as the Tulip Festival Street Fair, art shows, wine-tasting, and the Anacortas Quilt Walk.

Bonnie Hodges has celebrated the Tulip Festival with three oil paintings, all of which have been very successful. "Skagit Valley Daffodils" won 3rd place and a cash prize at the 2010 Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show (Mountlake Terrace) in the paintings & drawings category:

"Skagit Valley Daffodils"
Bonnie Hodges
Oil on Canvas
18 x 24

The second painting, "Skagit Valley Tulips," was also featured in the 2010 Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show, as well as the 2010 Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Show:

"Skagit Valley Tulips"
Bonnie Hodges
Oil on Canvas
18 x 24

"Roadside Daffodils in Mt. Vernon" was featured in the Bothell LiveArts Festival 2011 Juried Art Show and in the Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show 2011:

"Roadside Daffodils in Mt. Vernon"
Bonnie Hodges
Oil on Board
16 x 20

"Red Tulip Fields" was shown in the  Mount Lake Terrace Juried Art Show 2011 and in the Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Gallery 2012:

"Red Tulip Fields"
Bonnie Hodges
Oil on Board
24 x 36

Bonnie hopes to paint more of the lovely pastoral scenes from Skagit Valley in the future.

Please visit Bonnie's website to see more of her beautiful landscapes.

Edmonds, Washington
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Artwork © Bonnie M Hodges 2023

Bonnie Hodges is an award-winning artist located in Edmonds, Washington. Her paintings have been featured in galleries, national and international art shows, magazine and book covers, and are on display in collections in the USA and Europe. Bonnie teaches Oil Painting for Beginners at Edmonds Community College and Beginning Painting in Oil and Acrylic at Cole Gallery. She also accepts private students. Bonnie can be contacted through her website.

All artwork © Bonnie Hodges, 2023

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