Earlier this week, Susan Stewart sent me a lovely email describing a meet-up between herself and 3 other artists who all live in Southwest Florida and who met through MMSA swaps.
She sent me some photos and with their permission, I am sharing them with you.
It does my heart good to see people brought together through art, and to see the friendships that have blossomed from this community!
|Left to right: Arlyn Johnson, Christie Juhasz, Susan Stewart, Laurie Morris|
In Susan's words:
"We met at Arlyn Johnson’s house for a play day. I had already met Christie because we live in neighboring towns. Christie and Laurie have known each other quite awhile through swaps and many emails. Arlyn is new to the southwest Florida coast but is a previous MMSA swapper from when she lived elsewhere. I discovered her proximity when she participated in the Fall Colors swap. It took us a little while to come up with a date that was convenient for all of us, but it worked out beautifully to meet at Arlyn’s house as a mid-way point.
Here are some close ups of the encaustic art they made that day:
Have any of you other MMSA swappers had the chance to meet in person? Share your stories!