Tying in with my previous post, the photo and article were referencing a 1984 solo show at the historical Bama Theater which had been beautifully restored. (the link provides a tour of the Art Deco-ish building) The second floor mezzanine was set aside as an art gallery and it was a grand opportunity to be asked to be a featured artist. As luck would have it, the flutist extraordinaire Ransom Wilson, was the featured performer while my show was up and he played to a full house. I understand he perfected the ability to play without a breathing pause by means of some technique that gives me hiccups to think about. But the BEST part is the photo above... my name along with his on the marquee! Okay, it isn't NYC, but I was impressed.
What I sadly don't have a photo of is word that my NOLA gallery has my name on a banner outside the gallery. Man! I'd have driven down there to see it if I'd know in time. The director doesn't do cameras, digital or otherwise. (::geeze::) But she's forgiven for making the effort to persuade people think I'm something special. No checks yet, but it's Hades Hot down there and clients with good taste are not venturing out in that kind of heat, even for banner headlines.