Spurs, Boots, and Cowboy Hats

Just over a week ago we attended a Diane Whitehead event at Redstone Gallery, located at Kimball Junction in Park City, Utah. As always, Jenece Lemon and Traci Kingston greeted guests graciously, although we missed seeing owner Bernie Wein, who was traveling. The title of the event–and the title of this post–lured attendees to dress the part, Ms. Lemon included. Ms. Whitehead’s work is superb, and everything one could hope for in capturing the essence of the wildlife with which we are blessed here. To prove my point, here are a few examples, worth more than 10,000 words. The first includes the artist with some of her ursine friends. I’m a moose gal, myself, and was not disappointed:

We were headed to Phoenix the following day, and although our hostess, Ginny, would have loved a piece of Diane’s art, we opted instead to purchase a hand-painted stemware glass at the gallery from their “Bottoms Up” collection. While not the same, filled with a smooth Pauillac, it will go a ways to comfort her…

(Redstone Gallery, 1670 Redstone Center Drive, Park City, UT 435-575-1000; http://www.theredstonegallery.com)

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About Tricia Pimental

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Tricia Pimental's second memoir, A Movable Marriage, has received 5 Star reviews from both Epic Book Quest and Readers' Favorite. It's available on Amazon in both Kindle (amzn.to/1RtRBwp) and print (amzn.to/1OiGlUU) versions. She is also the author of two Royal Palm Literary Award Competition-honored books: Rabbit Trail: How a Former Playboy Bunny Found Her Way, and Slippery Slopes. Other work has appeared in International Living Magazine; A Janela, the quarterly magazine of International Women in Portugal; and anthologies compiled by the Florida Writers Association and the National League of American Pen Women. A member of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and a former Toastmaster, Ms. Pimental resides in Portugal. She can be reached at www.triciapimental.com and on Twitter @Tricialafille.
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