this wonderful friend is named annie and she's a local jewelry artist & owner of bella boutique. she's freaking awesome. she was the first person to approach me about selling my work in her shop and has had a big impact on my artwork. she's super supportive of local artists and has been a great friend to me.
due to the fire, there are quite a few unexpected expenses that she & the other residents of the building have had to deal with. if you would like to help, here's some options:
1) are you a local resident? drop by bella boutique and drop some dough in the donation jar!
2) you can send a check,
made payable to:
2601 Spenard Rd
Anchorage AK 99503
Memo: Fire Donation
(checks will be immediately turned to cash and given to the residents)
3) donate through paypal to
if you can help, please do - even if it's just by spreading the word on your own blog. every little bit will help.