THE MELISSA ETHERIDGE PROJECT

 

The Melissa Etheridge Project.

A power house artist of many years, an inspiration to countless women who needed a voice and a battle cry to stand up against prejudice and who needed support both in life, in women’s health issues and in the matters of a restless soul seeking a loving place in the world.

Wendy Rose Artist has partnered with LIBBY’s LEGACY a Breast Cancer Not For Profit Foundation supporting those struggling with cancer without needed support. We are donating 20% of every sale in perpetuity to this cause.  Cofounders Robin Maynard- Harris and Melissa Etheridge use the foundation to support to cancer sufferers, and to teach Healthy Living skills, starting with what we put in our bodies. As part of this effort they also started the Pink Ribbon Garden to provide healthy food and support to those going through the hard road of battling cancer.

 

OUR MELISSA ETHERIDGE PROJECT EVENTS

 

I was asked to learn a new painting technique and media for fundraising for Libby’s Legacy Foundation for the March 2019 Melissa Etheridge Cruise where I will be performing live for the crowd. However, I was asked to perform at the New York Capital District Pink Ribbon Garden Ground Breaking Ceremony/Come To My Table fundraising event so the deadline was moved to October 2018! Yikes!

Here is a part of the painting, can you guess what it is?

Imagine seeing the painting coming to life in front of your eyes, at lightning speed, but painted upside down.

The Pink Ribbon Garden (PRG) is co-founded by Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation and Grammy-winning musician Melissa Etheridge. The structure is designed by Libby’s Legacy, built by volunteers, painted pink and planted by survivors.

Research has shown that good nutrition and dietary intervention can help prevent breast cancer recurrence, in some cases by up to 24 percent. As part of the project’s “Grow one, Give one” concept, each survivor tends the garden and for each bag harvested, the survivor collects another bag for a patient in current treatment.

We welcome survivors who would like to volunteer on this project. For more information or to sign up, email sandy@libbyslegacy.org.

Painted upside down in less than 7 min, in front of everyone invited to the ribbon cutting for the garden.

Signed by Melissa Etheridge and the event and sold at the Come to My Table dinner with proceeds to the Libby’s Breast Cancer Foundation.

Come To My Table is an Exclusive VIP Charity Dinner fundraising opportunity where attendees are invited to share an evening and a meal with Grammy Winning singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge and the creator/producer of “Nurse Jackie”. 

With only 32 seats, the event features a live guitar/art auction with proceeds going to Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation.

This piece of art was auctioned at the event, but we still have prints available.

The Melissa Etheridge Cruise 2019. How amazing is having the opportunity to go on a cruise that is full of musicians and like minded folks? Day after day of fun, sun and music almost 24/7! The proceeds of the artwork sold during the cruise all went to Libby’s Foundation not for profit.  

 

 

The Melissa Etheridge Cruise 2019 water colors. One time originals sold during the cruise, but these were just fun watercolors that we did not scan so there will be no copies….or prints. Last minute fun additions to the auction, protected in plastic.

 

This one is “Wild” 9″X12″

 

 

This one is “Thoughtfu” 9″X12″

 

This one is “Charming” 9″X12″

 

 

 

 

 

Project descriptions:

Melissa Etheridge Project I

“Sun on my Glasses” Work in progress. 18″X24″
87% finger painted (+ brush work). Commissioned for Libby’ Legacy COME TO MY TABLE fundraising event with  musician, Melissa Etheridge! Autographed by Melissa at the event in New York’s Capital District in October! Prints will be available to continue to raise money for her charity.

Melissa Etheridge Project II

“Passion”  4’X5′
Commissioned for Libby’ Legacy auction fundraising event with  musician, Melissa Etheridge! Autographed by Melissa at the event in New York’s Capital District in October 2018! Speed painted upside down then revealed during the event and signed by Melissa Etheridge before auction.

Melissa Etheridge Project III

American Girl. 2’x3′
95% finger painted (palette and brush used for small detail work like the guitar strings). My favorite musician, Melissa Etheridge! The piece is still available.  This is an original autographed by Melissa Etheridge ..

Photo Credit to Sharon Sheline.

Melissa Etheridge Project IV

“My little secret”  18″X24″ 95% finger painted.
Commissioned for Libby’ Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation auction fundraising event with  musician, Melissa Etheridge for the 2019 cruise! Autographed by Melissa at the event . Prints are available.

Melissa Etheridge Project V

The Melissa Etheridge Cruise 2019 water colors. One time originals sold during the cruise, but these were just fun watercolors that we did not scan so there will be no copies….or prints. Last minute fun additions to the auction, protected in plastic.  All 3 were  done mostly as a watercolor painting using masking to create the negative space and touched over with pastels. Mixed media project.

 

In order  “Wild” , “Thoughtful” and “Charming”.

 

These were all sold and there are no prints. But if you would like Wendy to do something like this for you, Contact Wendy to discuss what you want done.

 

Melissa Etheridge Project VI

TBA. 2’x3′
Work in progress… We will share more when it’s done.

Photo Credit to Sharon Sheline.

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