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A Job Well Done: ACFL&MH Winter Newsletter

The Chartiers Valley Partnership has achieved its mission, the long-time executive director (and good friend) leaves, new staff joins and other rearrange to new positions; it’s a milestone of achievement in the capital campaign and the master plan for the

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A Job Well Done: ACFL&MH Winter Newsletter

The Chartiers Valley Partnership has achieved its mission, the long-time executive director (and good friend) leaves, new staff joins and other rearrange to new positions; it’s a milestone of achievement in the capital campaign and the master plan for the

joe negri in concert

A Gala Tribute to Joe Negri Slideshow

It’s all together now, music and everything, the slideshow from the performance. We welcomed Joe Negri and and his quartet for the “A Gala Tribute to Joe Negri on October 1, 2011 at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall.

joe negri in concert

A Gala Tribute to Joe Negri Slideshow

It’s all together now, music and everything, the slideshow from the performance. We welcomed Joe Negri and and his quartet for the “A Gala Tribute to Joe Negri on October 1, 2011 at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall.

Ladies’ Luncheon Menu and Tickets for 2011

Every year I choose a different flower for this project, something from my own flower garden from the previous year since I usually design the ticket in January or February, the menu a little later. I design this for a

Ladies’ Luncheon Menu and Tickets for 2011

Every year I choose a different flower for this project, something from my own flower garden from the previous year since I usually design the ticket in January or February, the menu a little later. I design this for a

retractable banner design

Retractable Banner for ALT

This is a vinyl retractable banner, 33.75″ W x 85″ H. When in use, the feet unfold and a telescoping arm slides tall enough to hold the banner at the top, and the banner unreels like a window blind, but

retractable banner design

Retractable Banner for ALT

This is a vinyl retractable banner, 33.75″ W x 85″ H. When in use, the feet unfold and a telescoping arm slides tall enough to hold the banner at the top, and the banner unreels like a window blind, but

signs for abandoned mine drainage project

Signs for Wingfield Pines Installed

I know I keep writing about these signs, but they were a very big project involving a number of people and a period of time, and even after all the designing and illustrating and planning, it’s nothing like seeing the

signs for abandoned mine drainage project

Signs for Wingfield Pines Installed

I know I keep writing about these signs, but they were a very big project involving a number of people and a period of time, and even after all the designing and illustrating and planning, it’s nothing like seeing the

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Carnegie, a Town and its Library: ACFL&MH News

We’ve just finished another newsletter, bigger than ever, and just in time for the Civil War Sesquicentennial Living History Weekend on April 30. It’s also the 110th birthday of the Library’s opening on May 2, 1901. After all the full-color

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Carnegie, a Town and its Library: ACFL&MH News

We’ve just finished another newsletter, bigger than ever, and just in time for the Civil War Sesquicentennial Living History Weekend on April 30. It’s also the 110th birthday of the Library’s opening on May 2, 1901. After all the full-color

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Civil War Sesquicentennial Post Card

I just had to use that word in the headline. Quick—what does it mean? It means it’s the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall will be hosting a “living history”

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Civil War Sesquicentennial Post Card

I just had to use that word in the headline. Quick—what does it mean? It means it’s the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall will be hosting a “living history”

image of burnished light on water post cadr

Poetry Reading and Art Exhibit: Burnished Light on Water

Join me for my fifth annual poetry reading and art exhibit, “Burnished Light on Water: Reflections in Evening Light”. I’ll read new poems inspired by evening light and reflections and an exhibit of paintings and photographs. About My Annual Poetry

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Poetry Reading and Art Exhibit: Burnished Light on Water

Join me for my fifth annual poetry reading and art exhibit, “Burnished Light on Water: Reflections in Evening Light”. I’ll read new poems inspired by evening light and reflections and an exhibit of paintings and photographs. About My Annual Poetry

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“Cat Confessions” Published, Featuring Two of My Photographs

I had posted back in April that two of my feline photos were to be used in a book to be published this year. Well, the book is published, and Mewsette has written a review of it on The Creative

cat confessions book cover

“Cat Confessions” Published, Featuring Two of My Photographs

I had posted back in April that two of my feline photos were to be used in a book to be published this year. Well, the book is published, and Mewsette has written a review of it on The Creative

main street carnegie pa

“Carnegie Photographed” Photo Exhibit

This exhibit includes fourteen of my photographs of the town of Carnegie in all seasons, from details to distant views. The exhibit will hang in the Reception Hall as a permanent exhibit between other shows and exhibits along with “Of

main street carnegie pa

“Carnegie Photographed” Photo Exhibit

This exhibit includes fourteen of my photographs of the town of Carnegie in all seasons, from details to distant views. The exhibit will hang in the Reception Hall as a permanent exhibit between other shows and exhibits along with “Of

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Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall News

The winter issue of this biannual newsletter for one of my favorite places is about to hit the mail. I designed the 12-page two-color newsletter, and all photos of the facility and events at and for the facility are are

front page of newsletter

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall News

The winter issue of this biannual newsletter for one of my favorite places is about to hit the mail. I designed the 12-page two-color newsletter, and all photos of the facility and events at and for the facility are are

marianne cornetti

Marianne Cornetti Returns Photo Slideshow

World-renowned mezzo soprano Marianne Cornetti performed a benefit concert in Carnegie Hall—at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in Carnegie! This was the second time she performed at “Carnegie Carnegie Hall” for a benefit, this time incorporating a few

marianne cornetti

Marianne Cornetti Returns Photo Slideshow

World-renowned mezzo soprano Marianne Cornetti performed a benefit concert in Carnegie Hall—at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in Carnegie! This was the second time she performed at “Carnegie Carnegie Hall” for a benefit, this time incorporating a few

sketch of owl

Final Welcome and Interpretive Signs for Wingfield Pines

This set of large signs describes both Wingfield Pines and the abandoned mine drainage system on the site. The images of the four full-color interpretive signs images will be embedded into anodized aluminum and set at a 30-degree angle on

sketch of owl

Final Welcome and Interpretive Signs for Wingfield Pines

This set of large signs describes both Wingfield Pines and the abandoned mine drainage system on the site. The images of the four full-color interpretive signs images will be embedded into anodized aluminum and set at a 30-degree angle on

Chartiers Custom Pet Cremation 2010 Tribute Scroll

The Chartiers Custom Pet Cremation 2010 Tribute Scroll includes photos and written tributes from families who attended Pet Memorial Sunday 2010. Every year Deb encourages Pet Memorial Sunday participants to provide photos of their pets and a written tribute of

Chartiers Custom Pet Cremation 2010 Tribute Scroll

The Chartiers Custom Pet Cremation 2010 Tribute Scroll includes photos and written tributes from families who attended Pet Memorial Sunday 2010. Every year Deb encourages Pet Memorial Sunday participants to provide photos of their pets and a written tribute of

library building on hill

Of Harps and Fig Leaves, an Exhibit of Photographs

This exhibit of sixteen of my color photographs of Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall includes a variety of views, from grand and distant to detailed and intimate. The exhibit opened for the 2010 benefit event on October 2,

library building on hill

Of Harps and Fig Leaves, an Exhibit of Photographs

This exhibit of sixteen of my color photographs of Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall includes a variety of views, from grand and distant to detailed and intimate. The exhibit opened for the 2010 benefit event on October 2,

post card for event

Bounty in the Barn, and Some Autumn Inspiration

This is an annual event for this customer, and the challenge of an annual event is to both create an identity and also to make it appear new and fresh when it’s time to promote it. I liked the bit

post card for event

Bounty in the Barn, and Some Autumn Inspiration

This is an annual event for this customer, and the challenge of an annual event is to both create an identity and also to make it appear new and fresh when it’s time to promote it. I liked the bit

Genesis post card

Post Card Invitation for Genesis

This design is adapted from a gate-fold invitation I designed for this event last year. I work with a print broker for this customer’s design, but in the process of design I always correspond with them regularly, and especially in

Genesis post card

Post Card Invitation for Genesis

This design is adapted from a gate-fold invitation I designed for this event last year. I work with a print broker for this customer’s design, but in the process of design I always correspond with them regularly, and especially in

New Design: Heart & Soul Hospice

Hospice is not an easy subject to discuss, and while I wanted the design to look serious I didn’t want it to look somber. A butterfly is symbolic of passage and transition from life to death or simply a change

New Design: Heart & Soul Hospice

Hospice is not an easy subject to discuss, and while I wanted the design to look serious I didn’t want it to look somber. A butterfly is symbolic of passage and transition from life to death or simply a change

Featured in a Treasury on Etsy

It’s always an honor for your work to be chosen by a fellow artist for display. Metroceramico included my photo “Sophie Keeps an Eye on Things” in a treasury entitled “They’ve Always Brought Me Good Luck”, full of images and

Featured in a Treasury on Etsy

It’s always an honor for your work to be chosen by a fellow artist for display. Metroceramico included my photo “Sophie Keeps an Eye on Things” in a treasury entitled “They’ve Always Brought Me Good Luck”, full of images and

amd water jets

Photo Slideshow: Wingfield Pines AMD System Unveiling

After six years of planning and development, the abandoned mine drainage treatment system at Wingfield Pines in Upper St. Clair was unveiled to the public in an event that introduced everyone who was involved and included a ceremonial “turning on”

amd water jets

Photo Slideshow: Wingfield Pines AMD System Unveiling

After six years of planning and development, the abandoned mine drainage treatment system at Wingfield Pines in Upper St. Clair was unveiled to the public in an event that introduced everyone who was involved and included a ceremonial “turning on”