tommy’s exhibits Annika Farmer’s “Recent Watercolors”
You’re invited to meet the artist who created these colorful and appealing pieces Wednesday evening (Feb. 13), 4:30-6:30 pm, in tommy’s Restaurant Oyster Bar, 2555 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058.
Annika describes her artistic journey: I will never forget the day when I walked into my grandfather’s office, and he handed me a ballpoint with three different colored inks in it. I was only about four years old, and he wanted to keep me occupied for a few minutes so he could finish some work. Using that pen made it my most treasured possession.
Annika continues: I was born and spent my early years in Sweden. After leaving Sweden when I was 13 years old, my step-father’s work brought me to many different places. In each place, the common thread that gave me a sense of comfort and belonging was an art class in every new school I went to, and I went to many.
Annika has not yet completed her journey: Coming to Texas was...