Homer artist takes pandemic project on road

Good News Notes: “An art project started online at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic goes on the road this month when Homer photographer, writer and artist Christina Whiting flies to Las Vegas, Nevada, to start her ‘Behind the Mask — Our Stories’ adventure. In March, Whiting created the public project inviting people to share…

Cher Sells Original Portraits to Raise Money for Captive Wild Animals

Good News Notes: “Singer, actress, and television personality Cher is collaborating with artist Zoobs Ansari to sell 11 original portraits of herself to raise money for captive wild animals. The portraits are multimedia works inspired by Cher’s recent tours and will be priced starting at $10,000. All proceeds from the sales will go directly to…

Endangered Species Youth Art Contest opens

Good News Notes: “The Endangered Species Coalition is taking entries for its annual youth art contest. Elementary, middle and high school teachers and their students are encouraged to submit artwork by the March 1 deadline. The Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest is an integral part of the annual Endangered Species Day, celebrated the third…

Quadriplegic artist uses her mouth to create intricate masterpieces

Good News Notes: “This Georgia artist makes masterpieces in the most creative of ways. Jessica Jewett was born with a rare birth defect that left her quadriplegic, but the 38-year-old didn’t let that stop her from becoming an artist. Using her mouth, Jewett creates intricate paintings, portraits and fine art. Her latest project memorializing Civil…

Homeless Man Reunites With Dog

Good News Notes: A homeless artist in Memphis, Tennessee, woke one day to find his canine friend had disappeared. He received some help in posting signs to look for the dog. Someone from the Memphis Animal Services heard about it and helped to reunite the two friends. View the whole story here: https://www.wfla.com/news/viral-news/homeless-man-reunites-with-dog/