There may actually have been a point in time when I liked the song, “Finally” by Ce Ce Peniston. It was all over the radio for a while, and it returned to my life when I started going to clubs in Las Cruces and El Paso. The gays will not let a hooky dance song from the 90s disappear until every drop of danceability has been wrung out of it.
What has “finally” happened is the Art House Co-op Sketchbook Project has now put my submission up in their digital library for all see. Check it out by clicking here. It’s well worth the couple of minutes it will take to create an account with the co-op. There are thousands of sketchbooks from around the world documented in fantastic quality in there.
I highly encourage you go and click through my sketchbook using the slick interface on the Art House website. Leave comments. In the coming days, I will be walking through the sketchbook page by page, here at Gabriel Garbow | Artworks.
This project is near and dear to me, not because the finished product is that great (though it *is* pretty great, you have to admit). Rather, this project jump-started my foray BACK into the art world after a ten-year hiatus. My friend, Susan Stack urged me to participate. We are friends from our days at Pratt Institute. She is now based in Singapore, where she creates great handmade objects available for sale on her website, www.tiramisuzi.com. Check it out.
She and some other friends pushed me in the right direction. Next thing you know, there’s a blog site, and a studio, and new work being completed every week! A big thanks to her and all of you who keep the inspiration level high! Enjoy the Art House page, for now. And share YOUR stories of inspiration in the comments section below!