New Home for SOARING
Ada Bible Church, which has close to 10,000 members is displaying SOARING temporarily while we search for a buyer. The mural looks fantastic in their huge atrium room which is... Read more
Top 100 Still time to vote!
When the Top 100 popular vote was released Monday evening, "Soaring" made the list! We have since come off the list but the weekend is ahead and those crowds love... Read more
Got Ideas for "Soaring" location?
Do any of you have ideas for the perfect place to exhibit "Soaring" permanently? The location today is only for ArtPrize which ends in less than 3 weeks. We are... Read more
The Public Loves Soaring!
There are thousands of people flooding downtown Grand Rapids this weekend. We can't believe the crushing crowds all day Saturday and Sunday afternoon despite the windy cold weather. If you... Read more
ArtPrize has begun, construction details!
ArtPrize 2012 began Wednesday at noon and "Soaring" is installed on the Pearl Street wall of the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel! It is a marvel of engineering because it is... Read more
"Soaring" is at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel!
After months of hard work we finally saw our efforts pay off! Many people have contributed to this effort and we are very grateful. "Soaring" was installed yesterday at the... Read more
Preview Party was a big success!
Two different local TV stations showed up at our studio to tape Brenda and I talking about SOARING and they took lots of video of us working on the mural. ... Read more
Come to our preview party this Friday!
Please be our honored guests at our preview party this Friday evening from 5-7 pm at our studio, 3150 Plainfield Plaza, next to MC Sports. Bring a friend and enjoy... Read more
About 70% Completed
We estimate that we are about 70% done with the painting now, but we will need lots of time to cut, paint, and attach the metal birds. We will hire... Read more
Painting Every Day
We are spending part of every day at the studio. Lots of people are passing by and giving their approval at the window while we work. Here is a small... Read more
Kickstarter Campaign Successful!
Thank you for supporting our mural SOARING! The kickstarted campaign was successful and we are so grateful for your help in funding this project.
Please join us on September 7... Read more
New photo of our beautiful mural
Here's what happening with our big mural. This hand measures about 5 feet across. There will be a bird flying out of the nest and lots more colorful birds added... Read more
Thank you backers! Painting Birds...
While I am on vacation (and Anna is home painting the sky of our mural), I am keeping busy with Kickstarter and painting these aluminum birds which will be attached... Read more
Day Six of Painting
We spent the whole day at the studio. We worked on the sky and water, and late in the day we began adding color to the foreground. We are excited... Read more
See the very first brush strokes!
Here's the start! We're off and running with our paint brushes. The base coat shows the shapes and lines as we develop the under-painting. The studio space is at i-96... Read more
Painting has begun
After long weeks and months of planning and hard work getting our mural surface built, we finally began painting yesterday! Now the fun begins, we are both going to have... Read more
Thank you, backers!
We are off to a start with our kickstarter project and hope you are on board with us. We love hearing from you and even if you can't afford to... Read more
Off to a great start!
Thank you to Plainfield Plaza for donating a wonderful studio space! We are going to be working in a vacant retail location with a glass store front so anyone can... Read more