This post was originally posted in January of 2008 and I feel it needs an update: I was recently contacted by a person who claimed to have a client interested in purchasing one of my paintings. He implied that he was an art broker. We negotiated price and at first I was excited that someone [...]
Before moving to South Florida I lived in New York City for 16 years. I was an art director in the advertising business and my mentor was Jane Trahey, the ad maven that paved the way for all women in the ad biz. She first hired me to work at her ad agency, Trahey Advertising. [...]
A lot has happened this summer. The Art in Hand cards shipped and that has brought a lot of attention. Most recently I was in the Sun Sentinel for my part in those cards. I was very pleased that not only the Sun Sentinel found it an interesting project but that a few web sites [...]
A Complete Deck of Playing Cards, Designed by American Artists Not your average deck of cards....each card in this unique deck (Art in Hand, The U.S.A. Project) is designed by an artist from each state as well as D.C., Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The U.S.A. deck is printed in the U.S.A. [...]
You don't have to be Rockefeller to collect art. He was a postal clerk and she was a librarian. Of modest means but they managed to build a vast collection of contemporary art. Their story is incredible. They lived on Dorothy's salary and used Herb's salary to buy art.
Last year I participated in the Artist as Entrepreneur Institute that is generously presented by Broward County Cultural Division. I highly recommend this program for all local artists. The next session starts next Saturday, June 6th. Click here for more information.
My husband and I attended the Opening Gala of the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival organized by the Women of Entre Nous. Entre Nous members promote the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival by serving as emissaries in the local community and at Festival events throughout the year. Their mission is to raise funds while having fun. [...]