Hi everyone, the Art Auction is underway, already with an amazing amount of support! Thank you to everyone for even just taking a look! Also a big thank you to Jessica Sporn for organizing this...you are amazing!
Here's a little recap of whats happening today!
Here are some important links:
Girl Rising: http://girlrising.com/nigeria-action/
(which is where the money raised from the auction will go)
Art Auction: http://www.32auctions.com/bringbackourgirls to participate in the auction.
Here are the pieces I've donated to the auction:
This is a one of a kind mixed media 'she art' piece of artwork. It is one of my favourite pieces, but couldn't help donate it for this important cause. The saying "She knew she could count on a Friend" has been paper-pieced onto the canvas. The girl was created using acrylic paint, gelatos, india inks, vintage papers, doilies & vintage book paper. The background was created using gouache, acrylic paint, modeling paste, stencils, stamps, india inks, rub-ons, ephemera etc. Sealed with a low-gloss finish. Signed on bottom right.
Quote is a gentle reminder that even in the darkest times you know you can always count on a friend.
This one of a kind, 8.5x11 monoprint ready to be framed. It was created using many many layers of acrylic paint & stencils. I then added some painterly layers with more acrylic paint directly to the gelli plate to create an abstract image by building layers of brushstrokes and textures. The sentiment 'She remained true to herself' is a Unity Stamp and reminds me to be confident and strong and to always do whats right in my heart! You can never go wrong with that! This piece will be signed before shipping.
Thanks to everyone for your support!
Have a wonderful day!
Here is a list of all the amazing artist involved and a link to their websites:
Jessica Sporn http://jessicasporn.blogspot.com
Linda Kittmer http://lindakittmer.blogspot.ca
Ronda Palazzari http://rondapalazzari.typepad.com
Marjie Kemper http://www.marjiekemper.com
Judy Shea http://thekeytomyart.wordpress.com
Glenda Hoagland http://pilgrimsthoughts.blogspot.com
Astrid Maclean http://astridsartisticefforts.blogspot.com
Lisa Pace http://lisapace.com
Jackie Neal http://creatingwithoutcrayons-jackiepneal.com
Claudine Criner http://claudinesartcorner.blogspot.com
France Papillon http://www.france-papillon.com
Kristin Van Valkenburgh http://TwinkleTwinkleLikeAStar.blogspot.com
Marcia Beckett http://marciabeckett.blogspot.com
Ruth Levy http://lerusho.wordpress.com/
Sally Lynn MacDonald http://www.SallyLynnMacDonald.com
Renee Zarate http://renee-boltonhouse.blogspot.com
Natasha May http://natashamay.blogspot.com/
Carmen Whitehead http://www.serendipitystudiobycw.blogspot.com/
Seth Apter http://thealteredpage.blogspot.com/
Marybeth Shaw http://mbshaw.blogspot.com/
Amy Ingardia-Walker http://creativelyquirkyathome.blogspot.com/
Kelly Warren http://happyshackdesigns.blogspot.com
Julie Bernier http://juliebernierphotography.zenfolio.com/
Adrienne Hoban http://www.allure-decor.com/
Krista van Tol http://craftylittlepigtails.blogspot.com
Cheryl Grigsby http://cherylspaperartz.blogspot.com
Jill Meyer www.jillmeyer.com
Lisa Flaherty http://mypeaceofpaper.blogspot.com
Kerry C. Mitchell http://kerrycmitchell.com
Barbara Lanza www.barbaralanza.com
Jamie Dougherty www.jamiedoughertydesigns.com
Nancy Baumiller http://crowabout.blogspot.com
Valerie Roussel https://www.facebook.com/CreativeLaureline
Susan K. Weckesser http://mysweetearth.blogspot.ca/
Kay Wallace http://kaywallaceartjournaling.blogspot.com