Pat with John and AJ Foster and their daughter Ashley, owners
of Foster's Art and Frame from Huntersville, N.C.
Last weekend Malcolm and I were back at the Musuem in Waynesboro for
the Summer meeting of gallery
owners who carry my paintings and prints. Jake, who now heads our business,
staged the meeting and Corrado, our museum director, handled the hospitality
side. Both the serious business and the less serious social time went
very well and the dealers were unaminous in calling it the best meeting
Peter Cridge, owner of Cridge, Inc. and manufacturer of Pat's porcelain
products, enjoys a quiet moment. Peter spoke about the process of making
Pat's ornaments and introduced a new series of P. Buckley Moss figurines,
currently in production. Peter will be a guest speaker at the P. Buckley
Convention in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, October 2527, 2002.
We were blessed with perfect weather and took our meals in front
of the Museum.
What made the meeting such an upbeat event were the new products we
were unveiling and in particualar our porcelains and giclée reproductions
on canvas. I am thrilled with the quality of both. It is enormously
important to me that whatever form my art appears in, the quality of
the making is A-1. I could not have been more satisfied with the end
results and clearly the gallery owners shared my enthusiasm.
Pat with Susan Krugman of Primrose Interiors enjoy the Saturday night
Members of Pat's staff: Tracy, Anna, Kirsten, Linden, Cathy,
and Corrado, Museum Director.
I am very fortunate. I work with people who care intensely about my
art. Thanks to them our business is continuing to grow. This in turn
means we are able to extend our help to children's charities. Through
the Society, we are donating
more prints than ever to charity raffles and raising more funds to help
those in need.