In the 1970's while I was a student at UCLA I often saw a sign which appeared throughout campus. It said, "Take an artist home to dinner." Being an art student myself this sign amused me. I thought it was a great idea. Last Saturday night I was reminded of that request as my good friend Mary hosted a lovely dinner party. She had invited many of her artist friends whom she had gone to school with at Otis Art Institute to dinner Saturday eve. Her friend Stuart, a wonderful artist living in Santa Fe, New Mexico was in town for a visit. A perfect time for Mary to gather their mutual artist friends for a reunion. My husband and I were fortunate to have been included in the mix. As usual, Mary outdid herself with a beautiful array of wonderful food. It was a lovely party with many interesting old and new acquaintances and friends. Indeed, taking an artist home to dinner is a brilliant idea!
Guest of honor Stuart and our hostess with the mostest, Mary.
Had a great time talking with this young Austrian artist Kasper who just happens to work at the same college as my son in laws brother. It's a small world!
Daughter Alison with mom Betye Saar both accomplished artists
I believe in love and kindness, family first, deep meaningful friendships, counting one's blessings and giving to others what you yourself need. I strive to see life as a glass half full. I am very grateful for the life I have and all the wonderful people that make this grand adventure so worthwhile.