This weekend, 80 pieces of art, curated by Kirtsy and inspired by blog posts deemed "Voices of the year", will be exhibited at BlogHer's annual conference in New York City and then auctioned off post-conference. All proceeds will benefit the Gulf charity, The Nature Conservancy. I was asked to contribute a piece and since I grew up vacationing on Alabama's gulf coast, there was no way I could say "no".
The blog post I was assigned dealt with the rewards of hard-work and self-sufficiency, and inspired this drawing titled "Self Reliance".
Hopefully it will raise in a little bit of money to a help out a much needed area of the country. You can read more about the BlogHer/Kirtsy gala event hereand bid on artwork here.