Thanksgiving ART + Gratitude 2017

Welcome to our 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Art & Gratitude Parade!

Thanksgiving is just over two weeks away, we are celebrating at the Art Licensing Show with a Portfolio Members, open-submission of Thanksgiving Art & Gratitude.

“There is always something to be grateful for…”

We’re inviting our ALSC artists to share a piece of Thanksgiving art that communicates and celebrates gratitude, thanks, love, peace, word art, inspiration, family, friends and even pumpkin pie if you’d like. (For the love of pumpkin pie, which always seems in short supply the rest of the year!) This is the time when we take a pause to share a meal and celebrate with family, friends, and loved ones to express a prayer of gratitude for the people, the love and the things we have in our lives.

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For us at the Art Licensing Show, we’re starting this celebration off by expressing how grateful we are for the amazing Artists and Agents on our site. And for the Art Directors, Product Development Managers, CEOs, and Manufacturers who use the Art Licensing Show to fulfill their art licensing needs.

Make this the time for choosing gratitude, expressing kindness and building your own happiness. Being grateful and expressing kindness can also bring out the best in those around us. Some evidence suggests that we can actively choose to practice gratitude — and that doing so raises our happiness. And focusing on good things makes you feel better than focusing on bad things.

Make gratitude a practice regardless of how you feel, not just every November — but all year long. And let’s express gratitude not just for the big things like good health, a job you love doing, having children and grandchildren, but for the things you experience in life and nature like — the smell of the fall season, the song on the radio that reminds you of high school or hearing from an old friend or relative. And even for Uncle Freddy, who will probably have a bit too much to drink this Thanksgiving. Let’s Give Thanks…. for all of it!

ALSC Portfolio Artists Send in Your Gratitude Art!

1. To participate in the Thanksgiving Art & Gratitude Parade click here to get all the details. All of the art will be posted on this blog post with a link to your ALSC portfolio. (If you are not yet a Portfolio Subscription Member and are actively seeking to license your artwork, we would love to have you join us. Upgrade or Renew here to participate in the groups like ALSC Art Challenges.)

2. Share your art on any social media add the hashtag #artlicensingshow. And we’re “GRATEFUL” for your participation!

3. Share what you are grateful for in the comments below!

See our Thanksgiving Art & Gratitude Parade below!

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Annie Troe

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Cyndi Pfeiffer

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Pam Vale

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Becky Schultea

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Sally Springer

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Traci Bixby

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Sarah Hudock

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Joan Beiriger

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Valerie Hart

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Emily Cromwell

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Eliza Todd

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Ashlie Weisel

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Jill Meyer

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Jill Craig

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Vickie Singleton

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Jeanne Rollison

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Francesca Tesoriere

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Adriana Bergstrom

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Lori Nawyn

 

2 responses to 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Art & Gratitude Parade 2017!

  1. I’m feeling a Thanksgiving mood! Wonderful work! Can’t wait to see more pieces in this parade!

  2. Annie, I love your pillow! Just wonderful!

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