Courage Cards Celebrates its 50th anniversary this holiday season
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Cards, part of nonprofit Minneapolis-based Courage Center, announces its new 2008 Courage Cards fine art holiday greeting card collection. This season, Courage Cards is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a holiday card company!
We are proud to announce our 2008 Courage Cards artists:
Bonnie Bahr-Schneider, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. -- Nature's Peace, an original watercolor.
Bahr-Schneider was inspired to create this painting as she watched different birds at her feeders "come together and work it out." She says, "Peace is always a theme for me, but in an unsettled world, I feel the need for peace even more strongly." Bahr-Schneider is a special education aide who works with children with disabilities. "I get great satisfaction from knowing my art will help others."
Shirley Bell, Jamestown, R.I. -- Dressed For The Holidays, an original watercolor.
Bell has been painting in watercolor for more than 25 years. She is continuously inspired by her natural surroundings on Conanicut Island in Narragansett Bay. In 2006, Bell launched her own company called Shirley Bell Designs. She enjoys being a busy artist and keeping up with the growing demand for her art, giclees and gift items. Her originals can be seen in galleries and gift shops throughout the country.
Jeanne Bonine, Scottsdale, Ariz. -- Holiday Blossoms, an original watercolor.
Bonine is a self-taught artist known for her soft and lush,
larger-than-life floral paintings. "In my quest as an artist, I have
immersed myself in the painting of nature. In its beauty flows the eternal
heartbeat of natural law and order ... of reason and passion ... of harmony
and love. Embracing this awareness, my watercolors strive to heighten the
viewer's desire for beauty and enhance their sense of peace." Bonine's
watercolor images can be found in galleries and colle
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