This weekend we traveled down to Springville so I could pick up my pieces that were rejected from the Springville Museum of Art's Spring Salon. I've had pieces in the last two shows, and it was an incredible experience! This year... Well.
The pieces I submitted this year were completed last year; I had other, better pieces to submit last year, and I did. And both made it in – and one even sold. This year, I had nothing new, really... because I had to stop producing for six months while I recovered my health. My submissions had to be selected from my stock of completed work.
I'm pragmatic about not making it into shows. Jurors have dif