My husband, Tony Dowler, had his first art show opening two weeks ago at Cortona Cafe in Seattle. If you follow the link, you'll get to see some of his work (the website itself is a work-in-progress). Currently, two-thirds of his artwork at the shop has sold, plus he's obtained some commissions as a result of the show.
Here is a photo of the two of us at the art show, taken by a friend of mine with the Hipstamatic app on her iPhone:
Many good wishes for a satisfying new year.
Addendum: Tanita wanted a picture of Tony's/Bede's ponytail, and here is the best shot I have from that evening: