Each year, the Latimer Club, hosts a Miniature Competition. 2015's theme was "The Silver State: The Beauty Within". It was a lovely collection of many artists and thoughtfully organized by Eileen Fisher and her fellow Latimer Club members.
This was my first year entering the competition and a true lesson learned. Smaller is actually harder, especially with my preferred mixture of verbiage and paint. My concept was to honor the beauty within historically important women of Storey County.
- "Beautiful Spirit" Lacy J. Dalton, country song-writer, musician and passionate wild horse advocate
- "Beautiful Courage" Sarah Winnemucca and her eloquent and brave work, fighting for her people and equality
- "Beautiful Souls" the Daughters of Charity for their remarkable work at St. Mary Louise Hospital (later to become St. Mary's Art Center) and an orphanage, always helping those less fortunate
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