Margie Lopez Read

by Sarah Judson November 17, 2014

WeedOverRainbow Margie Lopez Read has a new twist on the donation of artworks for charity. She trades her paintings for a check made out to a mutually agreed-upon nonprofit organization. "Since 2011, when I retired from my paid profession as a water quality scientist, I have been able to do so much more for the Donation Art project. The ‘trades’ of my paintings have raised funds for many programs including ‘Doctors Without Borders’, ‘UNICEF’, scholarship funds, food for children programs, athletics for the disabled, animal protection programs and other humanitarian aid programs through the world. And it seems to be growing…" read liveforever450 She works in both oils and pastels. Shown here are two pastel paintings, Weed Over The Rainbow (top, 9x12) and Live Forever (above, 12x14).



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