Monday, November 08, 2010

Alliance Française de Philadelphie Expo

Another opening...
As always macarons from Mad MacNYC and this time a lovely champagne...
J.Roget Champagne Who knew you could find Champagne like this?
'medium dry with crisp fruit flavors - aromas of apple and pear are balanced with a bouquet of toasty, yeasty notes and floral nuances' And for all of $5 bucks (shhhh - a pastry chef shared his secret brew with the Philadelphia Alliance Francaise...)
My sister kindly brought les fromages Francaises to boot...
I ran over to Philadelphia Friday afternoon...
And hung the show...
Photo by Bonnie Squires Photos by Bonnie Squirers

And so many PBers showed up!!!
Photo by Bonnie Squires Big Merci! You cleaned off the walls too!

Quite a few Paris cats found new homes...
Carol Gillott And Paris dogs...
Carol Gillott Champagne and...
Carol Gillott Bonbons were a favorite...
Carol Gillott As were Paris fishmongers...
BEAR did NOT make it to Philadelphie...

But fortunately a PBer,Janet brought along her bear, Pan, da bear.
Again I forgot to taste a thing. There were tropical fruit macarons this time from Mad Mac and everyone was raving...
Later I got a French lecon from my petit niece's daughter, Shira... Bonne idee non?
I got lecons in Swahili (piki-piki) and Italian too before my head hit the pillow.
A terrific book for kids and adults from Funix.
French Chocolate pot FYI:I've put up some watercolor sketch sheets of chocolate pots and Angelina cups I painted this summer at a $pecial price on Etsy for a limited time.
THANKS SO MUCH PBers FOR COMING to my AF show!!

20 comments:

  1. The show was wonderful - paintings just walking off the wall with happy customers! Felicitations! Merci Beaucoup!
    Bonnie S

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  2. Felicitations!!!
    i wish i was there too!

    www.zizibloom.blogspot.com

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  3. Congratulations Carol...I am not at all surprised the show would be a sell out. I love the mounts by the way....xv

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  4. Justine12:08 PM

    BUNNY...EXPO!

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  5. I knew you would do well :)
    Sorry BEAR couldn't make it but at least ONE bear was present.
    PBers are very accomodating.
    Wish we could have been there too.
    BRAVO

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  6. It all looks so fun and beautiful. What?! no mac tasting, Carol?, I am shocked...but I am sure you were a busy hostess. And now I find myself web surfing for J.Roget champagne and the funix books ....what cool tips. And your Etsy shop too...have a lovely week...keep warm.

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  7. Anonymous12:30 PM

    Would love to have you do a showing in Columbus, you wouldn't even have to bring your own macs as we have a wonderful bakery here that does them and J. Roget is an easy find! Still loving my picture... Cindy

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  8. mm, I'm following Ur blog for sometime now and I really love it! U're taking great photos and ur drawings are amazing :)
    I'm going to Paris in January for sometime and I would love to see everything what U put on Ur blog :)


    www.anazee.blogspot.com

    kisses from Cracow!

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  9. Stuning pics (and, you know: wonderful macarons!!!).xx

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  10. And, of ourse: congratulations!!!

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  11. Congrat's on your fab show Carol. I think your art is amazing & obviously PBer's did too! Thank you for sharing the Champagne tip. I adore Champagne & what an incredible find for $5.!!

    Have a terrific week.

    X Cheers

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  12. Sorry but a "bunny day" can't possibly be a good idea! I could really use some of that Lillet now!

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  13. My aunt who taught French used to always say the "bunny day" line. Made me think of her with love.
    Congratulations, Carol!!! So happy for you! Sound like great fun.

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  14. Anonymous6:43 PM

    Carol,

    That was me with the bear - Pan, da bear!

    Janet
    Philadelphia,PA

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  15. Hooray ! A resounding success. Philly loves you!

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  16. .. sounds like you had a great show ... terrific ... you're a busy jeaune fil these days .. (ah, that was a guess on the young lady)

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  17. Looks like a fabulous time. You deserve it Carol!

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  18. travellermimi4:35 AM

    my my the line up of champagne bottles!!!
    lucky u
    Mimi
    paris city tours

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  19. Your blog makes my day!
    I'm still planning on another painting with croissants, coffee/espresso and of course, chocolates!
    Love the sketch!
    Gay

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  20. A great looking display of your work.
    And so many nice PB fans - I really wish I could have made it!

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