“Be Kind. Let’s Shine!” Rachel Simpson
Whimsical Art Exhibit!
this Friday, September 2nd, 6-9pm, to see the latest artwork and a collaborative art project that you can participate in. Address: 314 E. Holly St. #201, Bellingham, WA.
Rachel Simpson’s artwork focus is on nature, space, marine-life, and winged animals in both mixed-media on canvas and in Pointalism paintings. Currently, she's worked on winged animals from birds to insects, that shine under the daylight, then sparkle under UV-lighting. Enjoy the wild and wonder of her whimsical art. We'll have an open public Art Collaborative Art Project for all to participate in making at the FAB Studios and in the upstairs Art Gallery. Exciting Public Art activity will be a part of our show (hint: it includes feathers and a large Phoenix painting), that everyone can help make with drawing, painting, & share your flame feathers to be in a Collaborative Art Project!
Whimsical Art Exhibit– Friday, September 2nd :
Purchase & Register on 6Crickets: https://www.6crickets.com/
Cosmos Art Bench for Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center!
Check out the Whatcom DRC: https://www.whatcomdrc.org/30th-anniversary
The Bellingham Downtown Partnership has a new art community project, called the Gallery Alley, that has painted art doors hanging on display, and I’m one of the artists chosen for this project. I painted a Sea Otter on one side of the door, and a Rainbow Oil painting on the other side. You can go see them in the alley that’s between The Wild Buffalo and Mindport Exhibits on West Holly Street, Bellingham, WA.
Look at the art gallery alley: https://www.downtownbellingham.com/gallery-alley-form
Patreon for Rachel’s Whimsical Art!
You know how there are professional Artists making all kinds of awesome things by using an online platform to help spread the word, get support (yes, even funds toward their art), and gain fan followers? Well, there’s this site called Patreon, that does all of that, and more! I’m giving it a try, in hopes that it can help me grow as an artist.
If you like my art, want to watch/read about my process, gain discounts, among other fun things, please check it out and subscribe: https://www.patreon.com/RachelsWhimsicalArt
Art Education & More!
In case you didn’t know, I’ve taught art education K-12 at various elementary schools & middle schools for art education programs, and after school enrichment programs in Whatcom County, in the Bellingham School District as an independent contractor, as well as fun summer art camps, private art lessons, parties/events, private lessons, present and at museums/galleries, and I’m a Teaching Artist/Board Member with Allied Arts of Whatcom County. This non-profit is one that brings the arts to many kids throughout the schools, and I’m so thankful I can be a part of it and this community.
Are you buying local? There are ways for you to do this by contacting me via email: Rachelsimpsonart@gmail.com , via social media#RachelsWhimsicalArt (FB & IG) and online Rachel’s Whimsical Art on Etsy, to shop, or commission artwork, and brouse many pieces of original art, matted prints, cards, stickers, kids wands, & jewelry such as glowing earrings.
Newsletter Reminder! This is a bi-monthly art newsletter. There are 6 art newsletters a year in the months of: February, April, June, August, October, and December. You’re welcome to follow in my journey through my professional art, support my art through Patreon, or be a part of the kids art projects/classes, writing the monthly newsletter, social media, and blog. Everyone is welcome to follow on social media with Instagram, Facebook: #RachelsWhimsicalArt, to learn about future art events & art classes. Thank you.
You can find more about all the fun art events, my artwork, commissions, art exhibits, and art classes on my website and Instagram/Facebook pages: Rachel’s Whimsical Art.
Thank you for all your enthusiasm for The Arts and keeping it alive within our community!
Be Kind, Let’s Shine!
~ Rachel Simpson
~ Artist, Art Teacher, (K-12)