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Crystal-Eye of the beholder  Join us this coming Thursday as I, along with the Renton History Museum present to you The Twilight Zone Art Show. Featuring work by local artist with the subject being the ever popular iconic television series. Thursday September 10th from 5:30-8:30


Perspectives is the name of my upcoming art show this Saturday August the 8th, and boy has it taken me for a ride. Forcing me to see my own unique perspectives, and being open to others. That’s what the shows about, taking something old and possibly forgotten and giving it new meaning and new life.

As true to form, I took the opportunity to be graciously asked to be in an amazing gallery to stretch myself and find new ways to express myself. I’ve done some work in the past that involved sewing on photo’s, paired with my recent obsession with embroidery and found myself in my current creation. Although I think it’s turning out very me, it’s got a dark edge to it, which usually doesn’t pop out. Must be the full time job.

The Black Death

The Black Death

I’d be honored and humbled for y’all to come and see my work. The opening is part of Georgetown Art Attack and is going to be a hoot. This Saturday August the 8th from 6-9 pm at Eight & Sand Gallery.


12 local artists have come together to bring you a collective show in the theme of the holiday classic, The 12 Days of Christmas. 12 artists, 12 days. Come see the different interpretations and meet the artist during this night of art and espresso. This is happening at the Tin Umbrella Coffee house in Hillman City. Just South of Columbia City on Rainier Ave. 5600 Rainier Ave S. Wonderful people, wonderful art. Come get into the spirit with us this Thursday night for 6-8.








“Bicycles and Beer”, A Poster Art Show
Exhibiting Saturday, August 2nd thru Monday November 3rd 2014
At The Whistle Stop Ale House
809 S. 4th St.
Renton, WA. 98057
Show description:

What would be better than an art show based around Bicycles and Beer? That’s right, absolutely nothing. So whatever plans you had for June can wait, because this is your chance to be a part of just such a show. The Whistle Stop Ale House in downtown Renton is hosting the first, Bicycles and Beer Poster Art Show. Art will be framed in either an 11×17 or 18×24 frame, and hang in the Whistle Stop from August – October 2014. Original Poster Art will be for sale at the price set by you, the artist. A Limited edition of 5 posters will be made and sold at $20 a poster. The house will take 25% of all sales.

Open to all artists 18 years and older. Submit only work completed in the last two years. 2-D, painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, and photography and 11×17 or 18×24 in poster size (may submit two images).
All work must be suitably framed/mounted or wired for installation. The juror reserves the right to disqualify any work not suitably presented, or any work appearing not to correspond to the entry image.
Entry Procedure:
Two images may be submitted and all work must be in jpg form. The file name should be as follows: Artist’s name-title of work. Example: JohnSmith.BigPainting.jpg. File sizes should be less than 2MB in size and a maximum of 1,500 pixels width or height (which ever is largest).Your work does not need to be narrative but should reflect the theme. Please nothing overtly sexual or violent, tasteful artistic nudity is acceptable. Only one entry per person. The sale commission is 25%. This is a juried show.

Submissions must be sent via email.

Submissions are due by Friday, July 11th at midnight

Email jpegs

File names must be saved in this format: LastNameTitle.jpg

In the body of the email please include this information:

Your Name

Title of Piece


Dimensions Width”xHeight”

Retail Price $ (all submissions must be available for sale)

Also include your complete contact information:

Your Name

Mailing address

Email and website address

Accepted artists will be notified Tuesday, July 15th. You will receive an email back if your work is accepted and a list of exhibiting artists will be posted on our Face book page: happy delusions, and on the happy delusions blog:

if accepted you’re work will need to be displayed / hang ready when dropped off at The Whistle Stop. Opening reception is Saturday, August 2nd 6 – 10pm. Live Music, Special Bicycle parking, Food and drink deals, Give-aways, raffles, Bike tune-ups, beer girls, and a darn good time.

Thank you, and thank you to all you beautiful people. The show was a huge success! Alex over at Eight and Sand is amazing, supportive, and super talented women. If you haven’t met her yet, do yourself a favor and do so. Here are some photo’s from the show. Enjoy.

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felt-natureOkay. I know I’m late on this. But this Friday the show is closing, and I will be at Eight and Sand Gallery with the lovely Alexandria Sandlin for your last chance to come see the show. Of course you can also go to and see the whole show online as well. But if you want to be submerged in awesome, then I think you should come, 6-9 this Friday, April 11.

A piece from my personal collection, by Kristi Hand.

The Altered Barbie Art Show
Exhibiting Friday May 4th – Wednesday May 30th
at Happy Delusions
924 South 3rd Street
Renton, WA 98057-2734
(425) 255-6078

Show description:

This show’s focus will be based on Barbie and her dream world. Love her or hate her she’s here to stay, and she means different things to different people. We want to see what Barbie does for you.


Your work does not need to be narrative but should reflect a Barbie theme. Your work can be on the sweet side or a darker interpretation, maybe even comical. Have fun with it! Please nothing overtly sexual or violent, tasteful artistic nudity is acceptable. All mediums will be accepted, traditional wall art, sculpture, fiber art, plush etc…artists will be limited to 3 pieces per person, but please note that we may only accept one of the three. The sale commission is 40%.

This is a juried show.

2. Submit Art


Submissions must be sent via email to

You will need to provide the following for artwork submit:

Your Name

Images of the work (900 x 1200 suggested)
Title of Piece

We will start accepting submissions Thursday, March 1st. The last day to submit will be Friday, April 13th 2012.
Accepted artists will be notified by email Friday April 20th. A list of exhibiting artists will be posted on our Facebook page, as well as on the happy delusions blog:

If accepted you work will need to be displayed / hang ready when dropped off at happy delusions.
Load in: Tuesday, May 1st and Wednesday May 2nd from 11-6
Load out: Thursday, May 31st 11-6
Details on Load In / Out will be sent out with acceptance into the show.

Insurance: Although every precaution will be taken to insure the safety and security of accepted art, please be aware that pieces are submitted at your own risk happy delusions does not insure submitted work against theft or damage.


Opening reception is Friday May 4th 5 – 9 pm. Wine and light snacks will be provided.