I had the privilege of having 8-year-old Artist Ellie Potvin and her mother Amy in the studio on Dec 14 for an oil painting lesson and a few fun hours at the easel. Ellie is a beautiful, creative girl suffering from Stage 4 Relapse Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare childhood cancer. I have been following Ellie through […]
Our hearts are grieving. Ellie Shoal Potvin gained her angel wings on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 following a two-year battle with Rhabdomysarcoma, a rare pediatric cancer. This weekend we celebrated Ellie’s short, beautiful life with her twin sister Grace, her incredible parents Amy and Tim, and hundreds of others touched by her light. Ellie’s creative […]
Thank you for your prayers and support ofour friend Ellie Potvin. See her mom’s recent Caringbridge update here. A new painting of Ellie’s is now available as a print and we have created three limited edition Angel Series prints that will support Ellie’s medical expenses. These precious girls, Ellie and Grace have touched so many […]
We had a great four days with Stephen Early last week studying portait and figure painting. Check out photos from the workshop on the facebook page! The rest of the workshop schedule can be found here, including a recently scheduled figure drawing workshop with Miriam Durkin.
This week ends a 30-day trip to Europe for our family. Read about our adventures on our travel blog, where we have share stories and photos throughout our journey. Back home this weekend, I am anxious to get back in the studio and paint the beautiful images I collected.
Above: Ambassador Gilles Noghès, Ambassador to the United States, and Counselor Lorenzo Ravano with Angel Series paintings presented by Allegro Foundation Allegro Foundation ….a Champion for Children with Disabilities was invited this month to Washington, DC by the Ambassador of Monaco, Gilles Noghès to celebrate the anniversary of the Accession to the Throne of His […]
Thanks to everyone who joined us for our studio open house on June 12 at Dilworth Artisan Station. 18 artists and designers participated and we had a terrific crowd! You can see photos of the event on our facebook page.
I was honored to spend a day with Denver Moore and Ron Hall, authors of NYT Bestseller Same Kind of Different As Me, and guest speakers at “Carry The Torch – Knoxville”, an event hosted by Volunteer Ministry Center on May 12 to raise awareness and financial support for Knoxville’s homeless. Over 1,000 people attended. […]