Art has become my primary occupation since retirement
I am an old man who does not deserve to win this prize. However, if I do win I promise to never compete for funds or payment that takes away from younger professional painters.
Art has become my primary occupation since retirement. Everything I have painted I have given away. (Think of me as a loss leader in the art market. If my art works, potential clients might say, “I need to think about buying art.”)
I am a watercolor student in a class with 30 other talented seniors. I also do water miscible oils.
My challenge is to do enough art on a daily basis that I become proficient in making recipients delighted with my gifts. …