Category Archives: Fundraising

The Art of the Little Free Library: Its Always The Season To Read

One-of-a-kind artist painted Little Free Libraries will be on display at the Story Pottery in Mineral Point, Wisconsin for the month of December. The non-profit Little Libraries project promotes reading for children, literacy for adults and libraries around the world. Continue reading

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The Double Edged Sword: Should Artists Donate Their Art?

Most artists wrestle with being asked to donate artwork to multiple charity and silent auctions for organizations usually offering in exchange business-related results such as exposure, recognition, and a tax deduction. However the most an artist is likely to receive is a warm feeling for donating to a good cause. So, when do art donations make sense for the artist? Continue reading

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Reclaiming the Bluebird of Happiness in Art and Action

My watercolor painting, Bluebirds Love Sumac, was painted in celebration of the fall sumac and the restoration of bluebird habitat. I’m delighted the painting was chosen for the cover of the 2011 Dane County Cultural Commission Calendar. Continue reading

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My Art Appears on Refrigerators All Over The Country

I’m a firm believer in using several kinds of art cards as visual reminders of my artwork with my contact information attached to get my art out in the world. Sometimes it takes a while for people to be in a position to purchase a piece and I want to make it easy to find me when the time comes. I’ll talk about the many kinds of art cards and their uses. Continue reading

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