my friend heidi has had a terrible tragedy - in october, her husband passed away a month after being diagnosed with metastatic cancer. She has tremendous medical expenses, and she and her children are endanger of losing their home.
I'm auctioning off this piece to to try and help a little with the medical bills. 100% of the proceeds go directly to heidi.
I'm auctioning the piece silent auction style - If you wish to bid on it, just click on "post a comment" in the comment section, and put an amount (higher than the previous bid) with your name. The auction will end at 7:00pm (pacific time), november 18th. (my birthday!). The painting will go off to the highest bidder :-)
gallery price would be $1200, I'm starting the auction at $25
(untitled) girl walking
acrylic on panel 9x12 click to see large
(untitled) girl walking acrylic on panel 9x12 (detail) click to see large
SketchCrawl a global drawing marathon: taking a day to journal and draw all that is around you. It was started by artist Enrico Casarosa in the SF Bay area, and has spread all around the world. This sketchcrawl was a special fund raiser for Japan.
In addition to the big contingent meeting to draw in san francisco -I rounded up some of my students to draw at the annual petaluma butter and egg day parade! Find out how I came to be up on a parade float and waving to the crowd here....
There is a beautifully written piece about my work in this month's Nashville Arts Magazine, in a feature they have called "My Favorite Painting". The collector Keith Glanz wrote about my painting "Summer (Sebastopol)", it's a really wonderful piece of writing
I'll have three of my small pieces based on daguerreotypes in an invitational show at the Graton Gallery, just north of sebastopol. If you've never been, Graton is a really charming little town, one of my favorite places. http://www.gratongallery.com The 5th Annual Invitational Art Exhibition January 18 - February 27, 2011 Opening Reception: Saturday, January 22 | 2-5pm