THANK YOU!!!!

Well, it’s over. My art auction to get me to SFAI is officially over and I am the most thankful and grateful human being on the planet. I am seriously humbled by your contributions, donations, bidding-wars, and support. You have all blown me away. I don’t even know what to say – I wish there were a better word than thank-you to express how I feel right now. All I can really muster up is THANK-YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! with the biggest, boldest, fattest love in my heart. You have made this auction a HUGE! success, each and every one of you.

My heroes include:
Joel Wasko, Jaik Faulk, Rebecca Shelly, Jason Doize, Amber Corneliuson, Faye Purdum, Zach Leinen, Jamie Peterson, Mary Wasko, Alanna Van Fleet, Rachel and Jon Austin, Jim Stephens, John Cohoon, Michael Smith, Doug Lovelace, Amy Alonso, Amy Zirkle, Gina Gailit, Casey De Leon, Juls Buehrer, Marc Foreman, April Hartzel, Kristin Wille, Julia Seidel, Kai Steimle, Jake Rosenfeld, Maggie Leinen, Gwen and Alan Smith, Greg Jones, Erin Kollar, Anna Nasset, Alex Kroman, Melissa Moser, James Horn, Joey Salvucci, Josh Heumann, Sharon Eldridge, Shannon Saucier, Chrissy Busacca, Mathew Spingler, John Sutherland, Sarah Williams, Rachael Woolen, Azad Sadjadi, Sarah Hooper, Stuart Mayer, Michael Endo, Mackenzie Zirk, Jewel Mlnarik… and everyone who bid and was outbid! You all are my heroes too!

… and with that, I’d like to announce that, in one month, you all have collectively bought my artwork for: $4908.89, one Jaik Faulk original painting, one Rebecca Shelly original painting, one dozen oysters from EAT, jambalaya, and homemade *crawfish* etouffee.

I’m pretty much the luckiest girl in the universe… just sayin’ 🙂 and I’M GOING TO SFAI FOR MY MFA IN PAINTING BECAUSE OF YOU!!!!! Thank-you, Thank-you, Thank-you!

Until next blogpost (which will hopefully be made from San Francisco!),
xoxo,
Michelle 🙂

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THE FINAL DAY!!! Uncultured Artist

Uncultured Artist, 30″ x 40″, acrylic and graphite on poplar panel

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THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH FOR EVERYTHING!!!! You’ve literally blown my mind with your gracious bidding and contributions. I hope you love your pieces!

One last bidding fest to go on TONIGHT! at FalseFront Gallery in NE Portland (4518 NE 32nd Ave Portland, OR) from 4pm until 10pm. Ice cream social at 4pm. Auction at 7pm!

Come join us and win the last of my artwork before I go off to GRADUATE SCHOOL in SAN FRANCISCO!!!! SFAI here I come!

Thanks to you all… Infinite Loves and Hugs! – Michelle 🙂

More info at www.michelleramin.com

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Day 30: Sanguine Blue Scape

Sanguine Blue Scape, 5″ x 5″, pen, ink, marker on paper (and framed too!)

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Day 29: Abstract Perch 2

Abstract Perch 2, approx. 18″ x 30″, watercolor and ink on paper

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BONUS piece just added below! Bid price includes BOTH pieces!

Watertower II, 7″ x 10″ watercolor, pen, ink on paper

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Day 28: Watertower I

Watertower I, 12″ x 16″, mixed media on paper (and custom framed too!)

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Day 27: Jason

Jason, 8″ x 8″ acrylic on board (unframed but for an extra $20, I’ll frame it with a thick black wooden frame!)

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Added BONUS piece below! Bid price includes BOTH PIECES!

Storm Over Hawthorne, 7″ x 10″ watercolor, pen, ink on paper

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Day 26: Rooftop Towers

Rooftop Towers, 11″ x 14″, pen, ink, marker on paper (and framed too!)

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