Saturday, March 9, 2024

Sheros for International Women's Day weekend

 It was International Women's Day yesterday, and I thought I'd talk about women who are my heroes. I'm still having trouble with Google, so please forgive the spacing issues in my blog.  I thought I'd look back on a blog from a few years ago about women heroes of mine.  Some things have changed, but some if what I said then holds true.  Tomorrow our clocks spring forward an hour, so it's time to go and watch a movie with my sweet husband, so we can get to bed in time to have an enjoyable  day tomorrow.

Here's some of my former blog: 

No Question about it in life one of my top sheroes is Oprah
Oprah Winfrey Skype Sketch
from the show Where In The Skype Are You
willow charcoal on Canson Mi-Teintes paper
11 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches
Barbara Muir © 2009
And in art one of my sheroes is 
Mary Cassatt (painted from a black and white photo --
photographer unknown --colours imagined!)
Acrylic on birch panel
5 x 7 inches
Barbara Muir © 2015

I have so many women heroes. The two above matter so much to me. 
I could add so many more. In my life I'd have to include my mother, my
sister, my niece, my sister-in-law, my daughters-in-law, and all of my 

I have painted many women, and many of them are my sheroes.
Who are the great women who matter in your life? 

Have an acknowledging your sheroes day. 

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A major highlight in my career? Drawing Oprah Winfrey live via Skype for her show "Where in the Skype are you? Galleries: Studio Vogue Gallery, Toronto, Canada. The Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York City. Gallery at the Porch Door, Kingston, Canada. Your positive comments on this blog mean the world to me. I'd love to hear from you!