“Fire in the Sky” – Ink, Crayon and Pastels on 4×6 inch postcard
My donated submission for the 2017 Twitter Art Exhibit supportingMolly Olly’s Wishesin the UK. The plan is that this small piece of postcard art will be winging its way to the United Kingdom later this week, with prayers and good wishes for children in need.
Molly Olly Wishes supports children with terminal or life threatening illnesses and their families to help with their emotional well-being. They grant individual wishes and donate therapeutic toys and books to both children directly and to hospitals throughout the UK.
There is still plenty of time to participate and help support a great cause. To pre-register visit the 2017 Twitter Art Exhibit page and you must have a Twitter account. Below is a little bit of information to get you started.
There are times when getting carried away can be a good thing. I am one of those people that is always busy. I like to think of it as being productive but most often it is more of an anxiety sort of thing where I just can’t sit still. Much of what I accomplish may be urgent but rarely important.
And, yet yesterday I was able to sit down at my art table and pour my energies into drawing with new pastels that I received as a gift at Christmas. Time just slipped away…
Pictured above are 9×12 inch pastel drawings based on the black and white photo in the upper left corner of the picture. These are drawings of “Thomas”, my daughter’s full breed Arabian horse. My creativity has always seemed to come in bursts of frenetic activity. I guess today has been no exception. This makes me happy. Being busy is okay, being productive is better and when that happens abandon yourself to the process and flow. What positive activity do you lose yourself in?
It is not enough to be busy. The question is: What are we busy about? ~Henry David Thoreau
“Silver Mist” Pastels on black paper 4×6 inches Mark Schutter
My postcard art submission, “Silver Mist”; for the Twitter Art Exhibit: NYC (2016), Benefiting Foster Pride’s “Handmade” Program
Twitter Art Exhibit: NYCis an international exhibition of original postcard art benefiting Foster Pride’s “Handmade” Program, in which young women in foster care learn to create and market a unique line of goods.
Twitter Art Exhibit: NYC is the sixth installment of an open international exhibition of handmade postcard art for charity, donated by hundreds of participating artists from around the globe.
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 6:30-8:30 PM
Show runs March 31st – April 21st, 2016
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, March 11th, 2016
Trygve Lie Gallery
317 E 52nd St., New York, NY 10022
To support the cause and submit your art just follow the instructions on the Twitter Art Exhibit website.
Poetry, creative writing and a desire to inspire..... Isaiah 40: 31 But they who wait upon the Lord will get new strength. They will rise up with wings like eagles. They will run and not get tired. They will walk and not become weak..