Sunday, January 31, 2010

We had a visitor last week, Donna's faithful companion, Bingo, waits patiently while Donna irons the wax out of her latest batik piece.
Here's Josh, enjoying working on a beautiful dragonfly batik
There was a nice story about Billy and the studio in the Sunday Dispatch last month, It was a lovely write up and nice to see one of our own in the paper again

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Proclaimation Reading

On monday March 1st, at 11:00 am, we will be participating in Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month's proclamation reading at the Luzerne county courthouse Rotunda. Our artwork will be on exhibit there throughout the month

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Here's Liz with the beautiful purse she just made, it has a hand needle felted panel.
We will be exhibiting at Artworks for "1st friday" on 5th February. Please drop by, 503 Lackawana Ave, Scranton
Valentines is coming up fast so we are concentrating on making cards. Here are a few of the beautiful silk batik valentines cards we are making, these 6 are by Erin Docherty. Our cards are available from the Arts Seen gallery on the square in Wilkes Barre and, as always, direct from the studio.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

The month of march is national developmental disabilities awareness month and we, like many others will be participating in activities and observances directed toward increasing public awareness of the needs and potential of people with developmental disabilities. We will be participating in a "poster event" at The Whitehaven Center. Posters will be designed by people with disabilities and will be representative of developmental disabilities. They will be on display in Keystone Hall at The Whitehaven Center on march 3rd, the time is yet to be determined, we will keep you posted. We are also hosting an evening of performance and art exhibit at the Verve Vertu Studio on march 19th at 5:00 PM with members of the community. Our theme this year will be Community Focus, please drop by and visit.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Donna with her butterfly batik

Donna has made several batiks for cards but this is her first framed piece