Mariah's Art / Boat Adventure

$1,026 of $1,200 goal

Raised by 17 people in 43 months
I'm an artist fresh out of school and I am going to live on a boat in South Carolina and make art! I named my boat Xena, after the Warrior Princess, so that she'll be really tough!

Xena is a 25 foot long Catalina sailboat from 1980 and she needs a lot of work (and love). I'm doing all my own repairs to save money but I still need parts, tools, and supplies. Bottom paint (for the underside of a boat, to keep it from growing things) is $140 per gallon.  I'm learning how to do electrical work, marine plumbing, wood working, and leak fixing.

As an artist I work in watercolor, oils, oil pastel, acrylic and occasionally encaustics. You can check out my art at  http://mariahsiegmann.wordpress.com/sunsets/

I'm really excited for any help I can get in this transition time, so I'm going to send you all some sort of painting, if you give at least 5 dollars. The more you give the larger painting I can afford to send you! I don't prize my paintings by their size, but the Postal Service does. :P
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Here's a a watercolor I painted from my boat.
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$1,026 of $1,200 goal

Raised by 17 people in 43 months
Created October 16, 2014
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CM
$25
Ceci Mendez
37 months ago

Congrats on all your wonderful voyages!

GM
$50
Gerri McNenny
38 months ago

Hi Mariah, What a great adventure you're on! Looks like you'll be getting that anchor you need soon. Love and hugs, Aunt Gerri

WS
$35
William Shriner
38 months ago

Great idea Mariah ! We love your work ! CQR anchors rule - great choice !

VV
$25
Vanessa Varjian
38 months ago

Go girl!

CG
$300
Chris Guiry
41 months ago

Keep up the good work!

KC
$5
Karen Couture
42 months ago

What an amazing adventure!!! Karen and Noah Couture

CB
$30
Cheryl Bellew
42 months ago

bonne chance!! ❤️

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