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Welcome to Sunthing Special, your source for fun, funky, colorful works of art!
I'm an Akron, Ohio-based artist who specializes in acrylic painting on canvas, photography, and works with recycled objects. For the best selection of goodies, visit my studio/gallery at Summit Artspace, Third Floor, 140 E. Market St., Akron.
NEW! Shop ONLINE for a limited number of adult and youth Akron blimp T-shirts (hot pink and navy blue), plus some other Akron "goodies" like keychains and window clings. Shipping included in price. Click here for details!
LIMITED EDITION! Sun design painted hubcaps. Only 20 will be available, 8 are already sold and 9 are currently available for sale (I still have three to paint). Cost for each is $100, with $20 to benefit the Akron-area charity Life is Good No Matter What.
CBS Sunday Morning has aired five of my sun images a total of eight times.
You can choose from more than 20 original sun paintings available as originals, prints and/or notecards
You can choose from 15+ original Akron designs (blimps, landmarks) available as prints, notecards and/or postcards. You can also find key chains, pens, mugs, window clings, magnets and more!
Select Akron items are also available at the Akron-Canton Airport, West Point Market, Sand Run Pharmacy and Quaker Square General Store; a limited number of Canton items are available at my studio and the airport
I try to "reduce, reuse, recycle" in all aspects of my life, including my art, where you'll find twistie ties, broken toys, bottle caps and more.
In 2013, through efforts at my studio and direct donations, I was able to raise $1,000 for The Water Project, $380 for the All-American Soap Box Derby, and $120 for Life Is Good No Matter What (LIGNMW). This year my goal is to raise more money for LIGNMW and donate 150 7"x9" knitted rectangles to Warm Up Akron. With the help of other area knitters, so far we have donated more than 200!
To see some of the happy people who have visited my studio, please click here.
Upcoming Studio Hours:
Saturday, July 5, 5-9 (Akron Artwalk)
Friday, July 11, 5-8 (Opening Receptions)
Saturday, July 12, 1-4