Description 'Just Because I'm Leaving, that don't mean I'm Gone!'This was a commission in memory of Rufus Thomas.I had the pleasure of meeting him on few occasions.The first time I met him was at the Olympics in Atlanta. Him and William Bell and Percy Sledge were getting ready to do a show. I was invited to the Dressing room as I was taking pictures and so forth. Mr. Thomas was sitting at his dressing table he looked at me and said 'Come here and let me kiss you!' while he puckered his lips and stuck them out at me. I must have had a very perplexed look on my face, wondering how I got in that situation. He looked at me with big sparkling eyes and laughed so hard, as I inched my way to his face. He gave me a kiss smack dab on my forehead and said 'What did you think, on the forehead of course!' Oh it was so funny we all laughed and I was red faced. I liked him ever since. Of course he is now in Heaven doing the Chicken Dance and Walking Dog! Love you Rufus!
Ginette Callaway, Lovejoy Member Since March 2007 Artist Statement I am an independent, self supporting artist, working full time on my art. Full time means about on average 12 hours a day seven days a week. I have not had a non working vacation in over 10 year. Luckily I love painting, I love art, I love what I do. I also have three rescue cats, one is chronically ill and has to be hand nourished three to five times a day. I live every day as if it is my last. Art and creating is a release for me. On my blank canvas or paper, I can create any world I like. Thank you for purchasing my art.
My website is ginettecallaway.com
I was born in Alsace France and from childhood on, I had Art and a Love for Nature and beauty in my blood. In my younger years I traveled and saw a bit of the world. After moving to the Unites States I became a full time artist with collectors from all over the world.
For commission inquiries please contact me at ginette [!at] ginettefineart.com