A friend belongs to a women's group that provided money to a woman that was interested in going to art school. The woman is doing very successfully and is now giving up her "day job" to focus on painting. It was interesting. Here is a piece of her sculpture:
I purchased one of her paintings. Her studio is in Brimfield, MA. The area is a bit rural. My friend pointed out as we drove, "We're only an hour outside of Boston but it feels like we're about 8 hours outside." The town is well known for the antique shows. Here was something just sitting across the street from francesco's italian restaurant:
All in all, a very good day.