I am humbled and encouraged by this nomination and receiving the Arte y Pico Blog Award from one of my favorite artists and personal mentors, Mike Rooney. It means so much to be chosen by ones peers to have "what they think" to be an art blog worthy of recognition. Thanks Mike.
The info about the award and how to receive it are listed below.
My Top Five favorite art blogs, based on their inspiring work and their blogging styles are:
Marc R. Hanson
Hall Groat II
FYI...The Origin of The Arte y Pico Award and Rules if you choose to accept.
You might be interested in the origin of the "Arte y Pico Award"
The designer of the award puts it like this..."The Arte y Pico Award has arisen from the daily visits that I make to many blogs which nourish and enrich me with creativity. In them, I see dedication, creativity, care, comradeship, but mainly, ART, much art. I want to share this prize with all those bloggers that entertain and enrich me day to day. Doubtlessly, there are many and it will be hard to pick just a few."
1. You have to pick 5 blogs that you consider deserve this award through creativity, design, interesting material, and also contributes to the blogger community, no matter of language.
2. Each award should have the name of the author with a link to their blog.
3. Award winners have to post the award with the name and link to the blog of the person who gave them the award.
4. Show these rules and the paragraph (above) explaining the awards origination.