Hello friends and supporters, The Spring thaw is slowly making its way to us in Western Massachusetts as is the time to begin preparations for Finding Forever 2015! Gotta say, we are getting excited already! Today we inquired about first grant to help defray expenses and have begun to expand the scope of artists we […]
Thanks so much to Baystate Parent magazine for the beautiful feature about the cup show. They have done a terrific job and we couldn’t be more grateful. Click here to read the article.
This past weekend was our first round of Christmas. As a family of divorce, there are alternating holidays so this year I had my children until today, Christmas eve morning. We went away with my partner, his daughter and grandparents to celebrate in Pennsylvania. We had a beautiful tree, gifts, lots of food, the usual […]
It has been almost six months since I put out the Finding Forever idea into the world and the first invitations to potters were sent. Today I begin writing them again, only this time with gratitude, posters and payment. I can’t wait to tell them how their work was received (even fought over!) and how they contributed to an awareness campaign […]
What will you do with the cups that are left? I’ve been asked. The exhibition is nearing its end and the cups that are left unpurchased become more and more compelling for me. Not for the reasons you might think. So, the simple answer is that the cups will not be returned. The artists who […]
Today marks the second Saturday we are open since the big unveiling on November 7th. While I love being here, I am contemplating the purpose of being open for the remainder of the month. I spoke with our wonderful gallery sitters that evening visitors has been pretty nonexistent. I was hopeful that given the Farmer’s Market […]
Today I received a collection of images from photographers Beth Reynolds and Donna Gulow of Friday that have me just basking in the warm glow of goodness we created. Though there is still so much to do (believe it or not) I am so grateful to just have a moment to really take it all in….
After weeks and months of preparation, Friday arrived. With just a few hours to go, I wondered what would happen. How many people would come? Would they buy? Would folks get the connection between the cups and kids? My friend Gary posted on Facebook “It’s going to be a HUGE success. Better than your wildest […]
A great article came out about the cup show, first of two. I hope it gets the word out to a demographic I am anxious to reach about the cup show: adoptive and foster families. I want you to know you are being celebrated and honored. You are truly saving lives. The lives of children […]