Pen Pal Painting Exchange…

The Brooklyn Art Library is doing this thing where you get a canvas, make a painting, send it back and then they send your painting to someone else and you then get their painting. Ideally this is to start a friendship with a fellow artist of any age/gender from anywhere around the world. In turn you both get a cool little 5X5 painting.

It comes with a note card where you put your name, age, location, contact info via email or social media and what the painting is about.

They also had subject prompts I chose “A lasting Mark”

For the about I wrote: Abstract Expression- Painting in the moment while listening to the Trevor Nelson Show on BBC Radio 2. Acrylics.

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Published by mattsnyder1970

Matt Snyder has been making a dent in the creative community in North Eastern Pennsylvania since 1988. He’s been involved in showcasing his art in Exhibits in area Galleries & Spaces as well as online. Mr. Snyder is a real renaissance man. He doesn’t just dabble in the fine arts but has been known to grace the following kinds of things with his presence: Live Sound Mixing, Radio Production, Television Production, Short Films(Acting/Editing/Writing/Directing), Animations, Costume Character Performance, Dance, Music, Djembe Drumming, Theater (Writing/Acting/Directing/Props Management/Stage Management), Self Published Comics & Zines, Written & Slammed Performance Poetry, Sculpting Animal Figurines, Designing Tee Shirts, Photography Film & Digital, Painting (Acrylics), Drawing (Pen & Ink, Pastel, Colored Pencil, Sharpies, Crayons), Mixed Media, Collage, Paper Art, The Brooklyn Art Library & The Sketchbook Project, Blue Turtle ComiX, Just an Average Day Comic, Toxic Shock & Other Abnormalities of the Inner Being Zine as well as the culinary arts. His passion is the arts, his life is as a married humanitarian bisexual politically unaffiliated pacifist working as a Digital Preservation Archivist since 1999. Matt currently resides in an apartment with his equally creative wife of 7 years ,Jess and their cat Nigel.

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