being such a cheap-a-holic, i often find it painful to donate money, much less my only precious commodity...art. 'tis the season for many to come a knockin' on artist's doors asking for help. but, last night's affair at the park projects gallery seemed like a reasonably 'good cause,' as the two young artist/owners (julia alexander and lara bank) were gathering funds to spruce up their digs. this is a bare bones place, with four walls, crude lighting and nothing more than a simple wooden bench to house their guestbook. proceeds from last night will finance a dividing wall that will help define the space. so, i whipped up an ornament (made from found objects-of course) to donate and adorn their rather emaciated tree, bought 2 raffle tickets and hoped to hear our winning number called..
( Collapse )