Java-Divine-postcardTONIGHT IS THE NIGHT!!

I am very excited.  Last night Jim and I hung all the frames and details.  The reaction was stupendous!  As I was setting up, people were asking me questions and for more information.  I was shocked.  After I packed my empty bags, I turned around and looked from the front door in.  It got chills!  I am an artist and I have my first showing!  I feel so proud.  I have had many RSVP’s for attendance tonight and a few that can’t make it tonight but promise to check out the work later in the month.  Java Divine, 28 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs, NC 27540 (919) 577-6288.  Reception from 6-8 with wine tasting too!

I want to thank all those friends, colleges, associates and relatives who have been so supportive for the past few months.  Also be sure to enter the drawing for a free 8″ x 10″ Home Portrait!

“Brenda Priest of Your Door & More will display classic pen & ink illustrations of local historic sites, such as the New Hope Valley Railway/North Carolina Railroad Museum (NHVRy) locomotive steam engine #17 and areas homes, at Java Divine beginning September 11, 2009. The gallery showing kicks off with a free to the public artist’s reception on September 11, 2009 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM: work will be on display through the first week in October. Opening night coincides with Art After Dark, a local arts movement aimed at increasing awareness of area artists that is held on the second Friday of each month.

Attendees of the September 11th artist’s reception will have the opportunity to talk with the artist, Brenda Priest, and should be sure to register for the drawing of an 8” x 10” custom illustration donated by Your Door & More. Free beverages will be served.

· Free Reception, Gallery Opening at Java Divine September 11th from 6-8PM.
· Your Door & More displays custom pen & ink illustrations of local businesses and homes.
· Never before seen Illustration of locomotive engine # 17 for the New Hope Valley Railway.
· Enter to win a free 8” x 10” illustration.
· Art After Dark sponsored event.
· Local Holly Springs artist, Brenda Priest’s, first public art showing.

Quotes:
“I am so excited to be showing my work in my hometown so all my friends, associates and family can see what I really do when I say ‘pen-and-ink illustration,’” said Priest. “Plus, seeing my work hung where I get my coffee will be a thrill. It’s going to be a fantastic evening!”

About Your Door & More:
Your Door & More helps you share the joy and excitement of owning a home by providing personalized pen-and-ink illustrations of your door, front porch or home. These high-end, detailed illustrations are ideal for use as framed artwork, customized moving announcements, or holiday greeting cards. The artist, Brenda Priest, has been illustrating with pen-and-ink for more than 12 years and has recently been commissioned to illustrate work for the New Hope Valley Railway, The Mims House in Holly Springs, and Holly Grove Elementary School. For more information, or to schedule in-home appointments, visit the Your Door & More website at www.yourdoorandmore.com or e-mail brenda@yourdoorandmore.com.

Please come out and support Brenda, tell your friends.  It’s going to be a fantastic evening!”

See you SOON
Brenda Priest
Your Door & More

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