Friday, October 4, 2013
A Lovely Surprise....
It just always seemed really hard to me. All that matting and framing. So expensive. And then when the work doesn't sell you have to find room for all that extra framing in your tiny home. Where it gathers dust. I had work in a gallery when I first started painting. Once in a while a piece would sell. It would make me feel great but as far as making a living, not so much.
So now that I am retired I haven’t given much thought to selling either. I have some work on Etsy and I sell something once in a while, which is fine. I have pieces listed on my blog and I also sell from there every so often. But I don’t try very hard.
And it is OK. I made my peace with it a long time ago.
So when someone finds my work and shows interest in it, it is always a treat.
Last night I received an e-mail from a woman with the Seattle Audubon Society. They found the above piece somewhere in cyberspace and would like to use it on some invitations they are creating for a members only show called “Rare Birds” next year.
I told them it would be an honor to let them use it. The Audubon Society wants to use one of my art pieces. Wow! Now that is exciting!
You never know who is going to see your work and like it do you?