New Money, Old Money, and Inflation

Does anyone else find it interesting that the United States has had monochromatic money for so long, that part of the re-birth process of our economy is adding some color to our bills? It’s a type of “fiscal redecorating”. In the past the changes have been subtle reds and golds. The new Benjamin’s colors are […]

Pete Ippel Attains One Million Dollar Valuation and Files Registration Statement with the SEC for an Initial Portfolio Offering

VENTURA, Calif. – April 01, 2010 -After numerous talks with financial advisers, Pete Ippel has opted for an Initial Portfolio Offering. Ippel announced today that he has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of his Class A common art. A portion of the art will […]

Expressive Discipline and the Economy

By taking creative action through expressive discipline, artists generate experiences where a viewer’s sensitive, aware perception illuminates the path to relief in the global economic crisis. Art will inspire a solution. Download Selected Findings Artists and the Recession Survey 2009 sponsored by LINC Leveraging Investments in Creativity.

Artist Pete Ippel Featured in Living Bond Society Newsletter

The international social fraternity, Phi Delta Theta recently interviewed Artist/Athlete Pete Ippel in regards to his unique philanthropic gift. Feel free to download and read the Living Bond Society Newsletter – Fall Winter 2009. Pete’s gift to the Fraternity is quite unique. In addition to naming Phi Delta Theta as a beneficiary of an IRA, […]

SPUD Local & Organic Delivery is Fantastic

I was first told about SPUD (Small Potatoes Urban Delivery) and their Fresh Harvest Box from a co-worker who has a forty minute commute and picks her son at daycare on the way back home. Her life is hectic and she mentioned that one of her saving graces was not having to go to the […]

The “Office” Side of Art

Here are some lecture notes from “All You Wanted to Know About Art” Summer 2003. Keep regular business hours. Size counts. Make mailing list to send stuff to galleries. Create a history of applications. Write thank you notes. Stay in touch with folks who know your work. Layer idea of community and patronage. It’s bigger […]