No, this is not a dire warning about the fate of the world – as warranted as that may be. Rather, it is about something more personal and comprehensible. And hopeful!
The end of this month marks the end of the inaugural year of the Art League’s wonderful and forward-thinking Resident Artist Membership Program (RAMP).
As one of the fortunate artists who were chosen to participate, I am beginning to look back over the year – which passed all too quickly. It has been a period of terrific artistic experience and growth that I would not have missed for the world! I am extremely thankful for the opportunity and grateful to have been welcomed even more closely into the ALLI family.
From my year as Resident Artist, I have seen “up close and personal” how much Charlee Miller, the staff, the board, and instructors are invested in serving artists and the community. Though the end of my residency will necessarily diminish greatly my time and activities at ALLI, I will always consider myself part of the family.
I know that the second year of RAMP under Andrea Manning’s caring leadership will be even better and wish all the best to the new RA’s – I will be with you in spirit!