Summer Recap

August 22, 2018

Summer Recap

Hey y'all! It's been a busy summer here, so I thought it would be nice to have a little recap.


Our summer started in May with a family vacation to Isle of Palms, SC. It was beautiful and we even made a few trips to Charleston (my favorite city!)


After we got back, I had two stints working in open studios at the Torpedo Factory in Old Town Alexandria in June and early July.

Old Town Alexandria flooded

Old Town flooding!

Jennifer Allevato at the Torpedo Factory

I got a ton of work done while I was there, had a collection release, and started a new series of floral works on paper (which will be released very soon -- September 4th!)

Jennifer Allevato painting

Later in July, I closed my Etsy shop, and we traveled to Denver for a wedding. I unfortunately got altitude sickness (ugh), but it was still beautiful.



My painting "Excerpts from My Journal, 2009 - 2010, as Told in Words and Pictures" was accepted into the July Open Juried Exhibit at The Art League Gallery.

Jennifer Allevato painting Excerpts from My Journal

In August I continued to work on my floral paper series, and we stopped at the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia for a little day trip on the way to visit my family. I always love visiting the Greenbrier, even if just for lunch!

The Greenbrier Resort WV

With September on the way, I am looking forward to another 2-week stint working at the Torpedo Factory from September 2 - September 15, and am excited to release my large works on paper "Floral Variations on a Theme" on September 4th. All pieces are 22"x30" acrylics on heavy watercolor paper. Be sure to sign up for my newsletter for early access to the series!


Jennifer Allevato floral art

photo by Anna Meyer Photo

Hope you all had a lovely summer, too!

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