Victoria, BC - Being new here, I see that it's a long, thought-provoking drawing meditation that's most popular in my galleries so far. The drawing is a definition, laboriously spelled out, of what "BEING IN AGENCY" means. It got a staggering 26 clicks within the first week of uploading. Other views range from 3 to 17. Any works that were viewed after the day uploaded give me a warm fuzzy: somebody who wasn't prompted by a bot actually LOOKED. I became a member in late October. Being new doesn't impede a sense of hope and anticipation. I've made purchases too: found the PERFECT sympathy card of an angel weeping, and I ordered a supply of them, being 69 and counting along with my generation. It's all good.
COLUMBUS, GE - Retired Sgt. 1st Class Franky Hicks created the art piece Capture of Freedom from clayboard and donated the artwork to the Hampton Inn Columbus/South-Fort Benning. Hicks said he selected the location due to the number of Soldiers and Family members who stay at the hotel for weekly graduations and would see and appreciate the piece.
FORT BENNING, Ga., (July 9, 2014) -- Inspiration comes in many forms and sometimes from many people and different places.
For Vietnam-era veteran and retired Sgt. 1st Class Franky Hicks, his inspiration began at an early age with his mother Eleanor, continued with his travel as the son of a Soldier and was etched in his mind after reading a magazine article in August 1996 featuring the works of artist Charles Ewing.
Hicks, who specializes in creating clayboard etchings, which he said some call scratchboard, donated a piece to the Hampton Inn Columbus/ South-Fort Benning adjacent to the National Infantry Museum, which he has named...
Westport, MA - Cheryl Aguiar of Roadside Stills is the First winner of BayCoast Banks #JustRight Photo Contest ! Pictures of the beautiful South Coast. Cheryl's picture of The Dock - New Bedford Harbor, New Bedford, MA