I am a mother, a grandmother and a contemporary realist painter currently living in Montana. I was encouraged to be an artist when I was younger due to some sad events in my life. Through this experience I started to learn and understand how much of an impact being an artist and the art world in general could have on a person if given a chance. Later, I wanted to be a seascape painter and went to school where I received my Associates in Fine Art/Humanities (2007) and have been able to continue my artistic education through books, the internet and personal experiences. Today I do not just paint the ocean but I paint anything that inspires me. Through my artwork, I want to encourage happy thoughts, happy memories and positive perspectives in order to stimulate a happy heart within my viewer whether it be from a nature scene to something as simple as a favorite coffee cup. - Frankie Stockman 2021

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First Friday Art Walk

I was a part of my very first "First Friday Art Walk". I had never heard of them until I became a part of the Art League that I am now associated with. Since I have been renting out my own little studio, I have met many new people and been inspired by them all. 

Wait! I didn't tell you about my new studio did I? I have so much to tell you! I have been a little busy trying to get it all together and it is finally here.

I still haven't gotten around to repainting the walls but I will very soon. I have just been trying to get comfortable and I am learning to love this space. Sometimes I lay my yoga pad down and just lay on it and stare at the room and tell myself what about it I love so much. It actually works! 

This little wall is my space for hanging art. I don't have much out yet, as you can see the walls space is limited. 

My space is really small. Actually I believe it is the smallest space up here. However, I have something no one else has. MY OWN BATHROOM. So I don't mind. 

I am very glad that I moved up here instead of sitting in the corner of my house where no one else but me paints. It is nice to get around other artists and talk about things. There is mixed media artists here, acrylic painters, metal smith, wood, rocks, a quilter and even a tattoo artist. 

I like being here. 

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