Circle of Women Stamp Project
I am happy that noted artist Margaret Garcia invited me to participate in the Circle of Women Stamp Project. My piece is the second from left in the announcement below. Margaret has already arranged two gallery exhibitions, the second coming in July at Avenue 50 Studio in Northeast Los Angeles, the initial exhibition in East Los Angeles' premiere art space, ChimMaya Gallery. Following the announcement are Margaret Garcia's thoughts on bringing this still-evolving show and project to fruition. You can view more of the work, and new additions as they come in, at Ms. Garcia's Facebook Page. The individual prints are priced extremely affordable, allowing gente to buy several for themselves as well as treasured gifts. Organizers of local events may wish to bring the exhibit locally. Contact Margaret for details.
Our Federal Government’s STIMULUS PACKAGE does not in any way acknowledge or support what truly does need to be stimulated, cultivated and encouraged in our society and in the world.
I am inviting visual artists, poets, musicians, print-makers, or just people of culture to create a STAMP IMAGE. Each stamp will bring to life an affirmation which we desire to be STIMULATED OR CULTIVATED amongst us—for example, health, wealth, love, creativity, generosity, intuition, humility, faith, illumination, spirituality, forgiveness, intelligence, wisdom, courage, growth, tolerance, hope, vision, abundance, talent, music, kindness, fellowship, prosperity, etc.—whatever you are IN FAVOR OF…NOT AGAINST.
My hope is that the creation of these stamps will bring attention to what is truly important.
This project was conceived by Margaret Garcia as part of the Circle of Women. The red postmark of the Circle of Women will be placed on each print.
The final serigraph print size is 7" x 9-1/2".
PRINTER: The Master Printer is Ramon da La Rosa, who has worked with Artists, Ignacio Gomez, Shepard Fairey, Banksy, Ron English and Margaret Garcia
STAMP VALUE: My intent is to establish a market value of $20 per piece. The prints will belong fully to the artist.
STAMP EXHIBITIONS: There will be an exhibit of stamp art and opportunities for print exchanges. Venues in Los Angeles, Texas, Oxnard and San Francisco have expressed interest. To help support this worthwhile project, each artist will tithe 5 of their prints to the Circle of Women.
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