Friday, December 11, 2009

More Art at the AM Gallery

Bookmarks for the Gallery

A new show opened at the Arts Milton gallery for December. This time we have 20 artists showing and selling their art! It is so exciting because we are actually selling our art. Some of the purchases are small but it is a start. The show is colourful and varied from oil paintings to photography, pottery, wood turning, mixed media from nature, paper art, fibre art, acrylics and watercolours.

My bookmarks, which are reasonably priced are selling out and I am hoping customers will come back for more expensive items. Above is my Doddle Dog edition, fibre collage.

My other popular theme is the environment for book marks. I love these and they are a lot of fun to make recycling my own scraps. My fish and bird in a nest are also sold out. I love meeting the other artists in the show and supervising the gallery and meeting the public. We have updated the gallery with a debit machine and gift bags, next a real cash register!

This sweet little needlecase sold to a lovely lady from Mexico living in Milton. It is going to make its way to Mexico as a gift for a needleworker.

Finally, I have been making frameable cards from a Jane Wild technique in a Stitch UK magazine using brown paper, stitch, lace, paint and shiva stick sewn onto my own handmade paper.
Its been a busy time of year, teaching at Chris Hadfield school and sewing for the gallery. I have been enriching the kids at school showing them how to make Zentangles. Such fun!
Until next week, I hope you are not stressing about the holiday season.


Anonymous said...

Hi Donna! Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. I am so glad to hear from you. I love the items that you made for the gallery - they are wonderful. I just love the needlecase - lucky new owner. I would love to do a project with you in the coming new year. Something with fabric and stitching - perhaps a sampler?? Merry Christmas to you and your family and blessings for the New Year.

maggi said...

Your items are lovely Donna, no wonder they are selling well. I hope that you manage to get some larger pieces sold also. Hope you have a great Christmas. Maggi

Monica said...

Hi Donna, I particularly like your bookmarks and the framable card. Best wishes for 2010.