Yesterday I finished my 18 x 24 inch oil on canvas painting for the America SCORES Milwaukee Inspired Art event.
The poem that inspired it was The Earth by Carlos C., age 10:
Fills the skies
Across the void
Blue and bright
Shining in the
The exhibition and auction will be held on the evening of Friday, November 9, at the Wherehouse on 818 South Water Street in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Tickets can be purchased here and are $45 each. $30 of the ticket price goes directly to supporting the children. The bidding starts at $100 for my painting, and 100% of the auction sale will benefit America SCORES.
I am excited to announce that I will be one of this year’s featured artists for the Milwaukee affiliate of America SCORES. I was recently invited by the organization to participate, and I am looking forward to starting my piece for this event.
The America SCORES Inspired Art project takes poems produced by SCORES youth and asks artists to create one of a kind pieces inspired by their words. The project raises money so that important work and programming can continue to be offered to Milwaukee’s urban youth. There are so many awesome poems to choose from, and I finally have it narrowed down to a few favorites.
The exhibition and auction for the Inspired Art event will be held Friday, November 9, at the Wherehouse on 818 South Water Street in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.