Month: October 2015

Happy Halloween!

I’ve had a whirlwind week getting ready for the big day! Our church will be doing a “Reverse Trick or Treat” this weekend. Basically, we older folks will go from door to door, but instead of receiving a treat, we’ll actually GIVE one, courtesy of our friends at First Bethel UMC. The treats will include candy (of course), a note, and one of my notecards, personally signed by me. It’s a fun way to let our neighbors know we care. The notecard that will be included in the treat bags features my painting, “Celebrating Kennywood’s Fall Fantasy.” So today, when

I’m Making a List and Checking It Twice…

As I get ready for another fast-paced, show-filled Holiday season, I’m planning out the details of my jam-packed November/December schedule. It seems like just yesterday I was finishing up at the Market Square Chalets, and here I am stocking my shelves, ordering more packaging, and organizing my calendar for the 2015 holidays. Somehow the season is already upon us! Check out my “Calendar of Events” to find out more about my busy holiday schedule. Of course, the season has an early start for me because I have to prepare for shows, build up my inventory, and set up artist meet-and-greets

Guess Who’s Coming to Town?

That’s right! The Jolly Old Elf – Santa Himself – will be joining me from noon till 3 PM on Saturday, October 17th at the Courtney-Laughlin Frame Studio and Gallery at 531 Third Street in Beaver. This is a very special event… after all, it’s difficult to for Santa to get away from his duties at the North Pole this time of year! Jamie and Kathy have created a Christmas wonderland at the gallery with special holiday perks to welcome Santa and our guests, including live music and refreshments. Click Here to find out more about this event. There’s even

“Silent Night in Ligonier” – First Look

“Silent Night in Ligonier” is the fifth and last in the series of holiday prints I’ve created for Breathe Pennsylvania. A percentage of the proceeds from each print sold goes to Breathe Pennsylvania to help patients with lung diseases. Four other prints in the Breathe Pittsburgh series are also available, including: These holiday prints will make great additions to your existing collection. And if you want to collect the entire series, you can receive the same number throughout. Just call at 1-888-PITT-ART (local Pittsburgh people, call 412-283-4072) or email at Meanwhile, this week I will be getting the new