I'm entering my art into....

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by timer lady, Mar 28, 2010.

  1. timer lady

    timer lady Queen of Hearts

    an auction. I've consulted with many artists here in the community & they encouraged me to give it a go.

    Saying that, the auction benefits the Traumatic Brain Injury Association of MN. The TBIA is looking for art from those with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI); they are asking for an essay on that injury & how art has helped with recovery. I was unable to draw a decent stick figure before my injury but could create one heck of a balance sheet; now I struggle to balance my checking account & pay bills but can do some kick :censored2: watercolor paintings, pastel paintings & conte/graphic pencil drawings ~I will include that on my essay.

    If, and that's a big IF, my art is selected & is sold there will be a 15% donation given to the TBIA of MN & I will have the rest. I'm hoping this will be a new direction to my life as art & music have been my saving graces during the last few years.

    Keep your fingers crossed. I'm mailing out my stuff tomorrow.
     
  2. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Oh how cool Linda!

    I could do accounting and balance sheets before my meningitis too but now cant do the bills. Unfortunately I didnt develop artistic talents! I still cant draw a stick figure...lol.
     
  3. nvts

    nvts Active Member

    Linda, you are such an inspiration - this is fantastic news - I'm so proud for you! You're an amazing woman!

    Beth

    PS: I hope it all sells - you have to take a picture and post it for us...I'd love to see what you're doing!
     
  4. Shari

    Shari IsItFridayYet?

    Amazing, Linda! Fingers crossed for you!
     
  5. totoro

    totoro Mom? What's a GFG?

    The art you post on the board is wonderful! Anyone would be so lucky to bid on it and win. :)

    And it is for a great cause.
     
  6. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    :bravo: I think that's wonderful!
     
  7. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    Wonderful news Linda!!!

    Weird, I was a fairly good artist before the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).......but after, it's taken on a life of it's own so to speak.

    I hope you sell some of your art. What a great cause too! Can you post pics of what you're sending them so we can see?? Please.:D
     
  8. susiestar

    susiestar Roll With It

    What a great thing to do! I am rooting for you. Is this an in-person auction or an online one? If it is online, or if there is a link to it, could you post it for us? I would LOVE to see your artwork!

    Hugs!
     
  9. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    How cool is that? I'd love to see your work as well.

    Way To Go, Linda!
     
  10. crazymama30

    crazymama30 Active Member

    Isn't the brain an amazing and puzzling thing. Good luck Linda. Sounds really neat.
     
  11. DaisyFace

    DaisyFace Love me...Love me not

    Linda--

    Good for you! Let us know how it goes....
     
  12. Nomad

    Nomad Guest

    Rushing...read fast and may have missed something....
    BUT all I can think is AWESOME...you go girl and best of luck!!!!
    Keep us posted.
     
  13. witzend

    witzend Well-Known Member

    Very cool!
     
  14. busywend

    busywend Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Funny the words that came to mind were written multiple times above: Wonderful & awesome!

    I hope you enjoy every minute of it!!!
     
  15. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Awesome!!
     
  16. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    Ditto--Awesome!!!
    Life is so strange. I'm so glad this is working out for you.
    Congrats!
     
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