A reception was held April 7, 2023 at the Graceful Arts Gallery (https://www.gracefulartsgallery.com) in Alva, Oklahoma. Artwork is on display and for sale during the month of April and May. This artwork can also be ordered on my website at https://www.valmedia.net/illustrations-for-sale and https://www.valmedia.net/paintings-for-sale.
You can view newspaper articles about each artist here, https://www.alvareviewcourier.com/story/2023/04/09/local/a-change-in-career-path-brings-blackburn-to-the-art-world/82353.html and https://www.alvareviewcourier.com/story/2023/04/09/local/from-skin-to-canvas-seigart-has-spent-her-life-creating-art/82354.html
Martin, Marione. (2023, April 9). A change in career path brings Blackburn to the art world | APA. Alva Review Courier. Retrieved April 19, 2023, from https://www.alvareviewcourier.com/story/2023/04/09/local/a-change-in-career-path-brings-blackburn-to-the-art-world/82353.html
Martin, M. (2023, April 7). Valerie Blackburn, Artist at Graceful Arts Gallery, Alva April 7, 2023. Alva Review Courier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G-o34MYId0
Martin, Marione. (2023, April 9). From skin to canvas, Seigart has spent her life creating art | APA. Alva Review Courier. Retrieved April 19, 2023, from https://www.alvareviewcourier.com/story/2023/04/09/local/from-skin-to-canvas-seigart-has-spent-her-life-creating-art/82354.html
Martin, M. (2023, April 7). Jo Seigart, Artist at Graceful Arts Gallery, Alva, April 7, 2023. Alva Review Courier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5qlRfLBq8c&t=44s