Getting Through Tough Times Together

The message is Let Art Comfort and Inspire You, the image is a little girl slumped over a table with a black cat in her arms.

If you are like me, you wake up in the morning thinking it’s a typical day, then you remembered: Everything as we know it has now changed.
I’m thinking about the Depression a lot. How did an entire world, an entire generation of people survive, what was then, the most horrible of global crisis?
Somehow our ancestors survived. No work, no food, and no hope. Men jumping out of windows and women left to raise their children alone, without income or opportunity. Prohibition was on. There was only a radio. People lined up for hours for bread and water.
I think that we are in for an extended period of uncertainty. Despite having the internet, literally at our fingertips, we are not being given all the information we need to feel safe. But there is something inspirational in thinking about history.
One famous quote puts it in perspective by the author, John Steinbeck. He was talking about the Depression and what it felt like when they woke up:
“How can you frighten a man whose hunger is not only in his own cramped stomach but in the wretched bellies of his children? You can’t scare him–he has known a fear beyond every other.”
Hunger, despite all the empty grocery store shelves, is not our worry, at least not today. But fear is real. Or is it?
Daddy with Child print features a sweet little child with dad's arms wrapped around as they contemplate what they mean to each other.
F.E.A.R. is an acronym for False Evidence Appearing Real. Be sure to sort through your thoughts. We know what we need to do to keep this virus from entering into our lives–so do that. We cannot be with our loved ones, so we must trust that they, too, are doing everything they can to be safe. And we know that our country and our government, no matter who is in charge, will not-cannot-and has never let us down in times of crisis.

We are a community, and because we have the internet we can teach our children from home, we can see our parents and family right from our mobile phones, and we can be inspired and comfort others in our community.Three baby lambs standing in a field yet hoping for some attention and love from someone.

I challenge each one of you to reach out to neighbors–slip notes in their mailboxes, introduce yourself, let them know your name, your phone number, and your willingness to help them. Doing things for others is the quickest way to calm the storm of fear in our bellies.
And for me?  I am a strong advocate for how art can inspire our lives, so that is what I will do in the weeks ahead. Inspire you with stories and beauty, and encourage you to share your own stories of courage and beauty as well!
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Frome KH:
Wow, what a moving article!

Who Is Always There To Love Us?

“There are moments when troubles enter our lives
and we can do nothing to avoid them.
But they are there for a reason.
Only when we have overcome them
will we understand why they were there.”

– Paulo Coelho, ‘The Fifth Mountain’.


Trusting Love is a limited edition print by P Buckley Moss featuring a small dog looking with longing eyes for attention.


Irresistible Limited Edition Print by P Buckley Moss features a dog longing for attention with background of light blue, lavender and earth tones.

Realistic black cat print by P Buckley Moss, artist.

Women Have Changed the World!

P Buckley Moss shown as a young artist embracing her feeling for art and expressing her love of applying her feelings to paper.

During Women’s History Month many of us turn to the scientists and pioneers of industry, but hey, we have one of the most pioneering woman right here in the gallery: Pat Moss.
Pat started painting in a time when only men were taken seriously (something that may still be true today!) Artist, P. Buckley Moss was not going to let something like men getting all the attention  stop her from painting and being recognized.
Her visual voice has inspired so many of us to bring her vision and colors into our home. We take her inspiration and beautify our homes with reminders of spring, or long summer drives, or just embracing the outdoors as we sit bundled up inside.
Let’s celebrate the accomplishments of all the women in our lives. From the nurses who hold our hands, to the teachers who read us our very first “favorite” tale of adventure. Let’s celebrate our moms, our aunts, our sisters, our friends, our teachers and of course, let us remember the importance of our caring companions.

One more thought…Eleanor Roosevelt speaks! "Well Behaved women rarely make history!"

Spirit of Freedom

Spirit of Freedom is a giclee limited edition print by P Buckley Moss printed on paper. Colorful pastel background of turquoise lemon yellows and corals. Stately horse ih shades of tans and browns.


Spirit of Freedom is a large Giclee print that has garnered extreme interest and popularity with collectors especially those with the wall space to hang this exceptional image. Taken from an original watercolor that once hung in the permanent collection of the P Buckley Moss Museum, the Giclee reproduction process is nearly a perfect recreation of the original. The giclee is a digital process that is produced by a large printer that “spits or sprays” the ink onto the archival paper or canvas recreating both color and texture of the original unlike any other printing process.

Moss’ horses are almost always created with flowing lines which is a characteristic of her style and this work is no exception. The flowing main and flaring nostrils indicate the pronounced power of the horse as well as the symbolism of freedom and sensuality. Early in her career during a show, a person asked her why she didn’t paint nudes and she pointed to one of her horses and said, “Look at that beautiful horse,” to which the gentleman replied, “Touche!”

The soft pastel colors in the background, the indication of landscape in the very minimalist way speak to Pat’s artistic training as a professional artist and lends to a visual style like no other. Those who are not aware of this artist often recognize either her horses or her geese even if they don’t know who she is!

Spirit of Freedom  |  Issued in 2001 |  Giclee on the finest quality paper
Image Size: 44 x 21-1/4 Inches. Paper Size 46 x 23-1/4 Inches | Edition: 250 and 25 Artist’s Proof


Spirit of Freedom is a giclee limited edition print by P Buckley Moss printed on paper. Colorful pastel background of turquoise lemon yellows and corals. Stately horse ih shades of tans and browns.                 Spirit of Freedom is a giclee limited edition print by P Buckley Moss printed on paper. Colorful pastel background of turquoise lemon yellows and corals. Stately horse ih shades of tans and browns.