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Old 08-21-2012, 08:12 AM   #1
Mary Sparrow Mary Sparrow is offline
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Hi everyone.. I've been quiet for sometime with so much going on, some of you may notice I've gone from "Smith" back to "Sparrow".. all is great, I opened a new working art studio in Shelby and since moving to a visible space uptown life has been busier than ever but so fun! (you can see my new studio on our Facebook page "hanging the moon").

I was honored to be chosen to be the first official artist of the American Legion World Series since it began in 1925. I painted the commemorative 48x60 painting, which will hang in the newly completed LeGrand Convention Center with the plan being I will do one every year going forth. Below is a picture of me with Lieutenant General William Ingram, Jr. of the Army National Guard. (We also discussed doing his portrait!)
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Old 08-24-2012, 09:30 AM   #2
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Glad to hear you are doing so well, Mary! What an awesome opportunity with this painting!
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Nice going, Mary

I've always like that Sparrow handle. I'm glad you are doing well and making the adjustment. In painting and life it's all about adjustments.
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Thanks Cynthia and Mike...

Ya know Mike.. I never really took to being "Mary Smith" Never felt like "me" So going back to Sparrow feels like me again, and while it was a rough patch I can say with all certainty that since I've become "me" again my whole world has opened up, so as the old saying goes, when a door closes another one opens... I have to say a million doors open! I've never been happier or busier!
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