Friday, January 13, 2012

Extra Extra Read all about it...


Man, I really don't do that paperboy outfit justice.  Actually, after I photoshopped my face in, I realized I used to look like that as kid...minus the baseball cap (I was never into the baseball cap thing).


So a few news worthy things that need immediate attention!!!


On a personal level...I'm married...woo hoo.  Over New Years, my beloved...friend, compadre, and fellow artist, Andrea Matus and I, got hitched on the Isle of Maui!  Everything was ideal.  Weather, company...everything!
Our rings were designed by our buddy Mr. Keith LoBue...who used bits of flotsam and jetsam to create sacred bands of silver and gold.
Thanks Keith!


Our officiant was none other than the lovely Katherine Engen of Valley Ridge Art Studio.  She performed an amazingly heartfelt and wonderful ceremony that will be with us for as long as we live.  
Thank you Katherine!


Did I mention we had a ukulele player?
Thanks Eric!


And thanks to everyone who made the day special! Especially those folks who couldn't attend but sent up warm wishes and blessings!




Okay now to some business stuff:
Here's what's new on the workshop front:


Valley Ridge
The fore-mentioned Valley Ridge Art Studio 2012 Registration is ready to go live...Saturday July 14th...sign up now.  Doing some ventriloquist action and a master's workshop.


Art Unraveled
Also ArtUnraveled is registration going live too Jan 17th.   That's the spectacular Scottsdale AZ event...I always look forward to the Friday night bull riding at the Buffalo Chip Saloon.


ArtFest
Don't forget about ArtFest.  It's the very very very very last year that of one of my favorite locations and venues.  Sign up or it will be too late.

12 comments:

Anne Huskey-Lockard said...

Congratulations and blessings to you both; may you be happy forever!
Also looking forward to your online class as it will be a great way to make it thru my last three chemo sessions.....studying and laughing thru your videos! (which are superb)

Anne

Art Is...Slan said...

and....from the cheeky aussie...

Art is...Petaluma - September 20-23 and Art is...You - October 4-8 with Registration going live Feb 5!

HeArt Collective said...

happy everything to you and your bride!
see you around the dremel sparks soon...
xoxo
jul

An'Angelia Thompson said...

Congratulations, Michael! All the very best to you and your new bride!

Anonymous said...

Hi Michael and Andrea,
Wishing you all the best luck. Remember to be kind to each other and count to ten:))
mollycottontail

yoborobo said...

Congratulations! It looks like it was a beautiful wedding. Wishing you many wonderful years together! Pam

Samantha Marshall said...

Congratulations!!!

Thespoena McLaughlin said...

Congratulations! Looks like it was a beautiful wedding. I love the idea of an online class. Have a great week!

Griselda said...

Congratulations to you and your beautiful bride, I am delighted to see two of the most creative people in this planet in love and together in their creative spirit. I look forward to see what your passion will bring forth in the realm of art. Many blessings and like they say in my beloved Mexico; Salud, felicidad, dinero y amor...y tiempo para gozarlos. (Health, hapiness, money and love...and time to enjoy it all. Felicidades mis amigos and a wonderful 2012. Griselda Tello

Carol said...

Much happiness Michael, to you and Andrea. Loved the photos, made me feel all tearful... Great rings Keith made for you, too. Happy days, now and forever!

Shelly Caldwell said...

Congrats you two! I hope I get a chance to toast you next time you are in town!

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