Found out today that I have had some success with my artworks at the Local Show. I entered 4 paintings and received awards for 3 of them.
“Boats on Lake Phewa, Nepal” received 2nd prize in Graphics (no pastel landscape section, so this was the only option for this painting)
“Amy” received 1st prize in Birds and Animals and Best in Show (Sections 5-9)
“Self Portrait” received 1st prize in Portraits
So I am a happy little camper right now! It is really nice to get recognition for my work. On to the next show now.