One of the things that makes being an artist so fulfilling is the feedback I get from people. Another big one is knowing that my art is in so many people’s homes and offices. Ideally I’d like to have something of mine in every Canadian province and U.S. state (among many other places).
Off the top of my head, there is art of mine in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. That only leaves Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In the U.S.: California, Ohio, North Dakota, D.C., Pennsylvania, Illinois, Georgia, Florida, New York, New Jersey, Virginia… obviously I’ve got a long way to go there. I’ve also sold prints, calendars and t-shirts in England and Australia.
What really floats my boat, though, is seeing the art in context – hanging on someone’s wall, where people see it every day. It’s kinda mindblowing sometimes to think that people are spending their time looking at my art that way. A handful of people have even been kind enough to send me photos:
Honestly, this does my heart good. Thanks, everybody.
So I’m thinking about starting some kind of weekly art-print giveaway thing. Not sure how to structure it just yet, but I’d like to keep the process fairly simple. Blatant attempt to get more Facebook fans and get more exposure for my art, obviously.
You heard it here first, folks. The last picture in my book is officially underway:
Still have to ink the linework and tweak some details, but this one’s progressing pretty rapidly.
Well, the big day has finally arrived: I found a place online to sell prints of my art.
I’ve only got a few pieces up yet, but needless to say, there’ll soon be lots more. Check it out
, if you’re so inclined.