TessiluStudio Holiday Gift Give-away: And We Have a Winner!

To the following contest!

Thanks to all who entered!

Congratulations to Ilze!  You can read her winning entry below in the comments section!

Watch this blog for upcoming contests and win!

OK, blogfans, here is your chance to get a jump on holiday shopping before the pumpkin hits the pavement and is run over by a herd of suburban utility vehicles.

TessiluStudio is offering you this chance to win your choice of two 8 1/2 x 11  prints, postage paid, delivered to your door in time for Christmas!

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Last Chance to Enter and Vote: TessiluStudio Holiday Gift Give-away: Two Fine Starving Art Prints Can Be Yours Including (whee!) Postage, a $36.00 value :

(First posted on 10/31/11: and yes, you can vote for yourself this week and bring your friends to enter and vote)

OK, blogfans, here is your chance to get a jump on holiday shopping before the pumpkin hits the pavement and is run over by a herd of suburban utility vehicles.

TessiluStudio is offering you this chance to win your choice of two 8 1/2 x 11  prints, postage paid, delivered to your door in time for Christmas!

Continue reading

TessiluStudio Holiday Gift Give-away: Two Fine Starving Art Prints Can Be Yours Including (whee!) Postage, a $36.00 value :

OK, blogfans, here is your chance to get a jump on holiday shopping before the pumpkin hits the pavement and is run over by a herd of suburban utility vehicles.

TessiluStudio is offering you this chance to win your choice of two 8 1/2 x 11  prints, postage paid, delivered to your door in time for Christmas!

Continue reading

Horror Flicks and Billy Goat Chips: A Day in the Life of a Cosmically Down to Earth Guy from the Middle West, Collinsville artist and poet Terry Pierson

I met Terry Pierson a couple of years ago when he showed up in the front row of a Creative Writing class I was teaching at Southwestern Illionis College on the Belleville campus.  Strangely and serendipitously enough, it wasn’t the first time I’d seen him though.

“Hey, I know you,” I said after taking attendance. ” You are the painter guy from the Joan Baez concert. . . sitting one seat over in the next row.  I remember because you had paint on your jacket and a sketchpad. You were also the dark figure following on the sidewalk just past the Metrolink station.”

In the course of that conversation, we agreed that the concert had been a memorable one, each recalling the moment in the encore after hearing one of our fellow concertgoers shout, “Take it to the full moon, Joanie!”

And take it to the moon she did.  Continue reading