I am a little late for Giving Tuesday, but I have had something in the works for months now that I can finally announce. My soul sister Suzie is in need of some financial help so I came up with an idea to use my art to help raise some money for her much needed medical/living expenses and the memorial she has been wanting to do for her departed husband and my dear friend Sid Haig.
After receiving Suzie’s blessing I am now able to offer Sid Haig Memorial Necklaces and I have decided to donate all proceeds from the sale of these necklaces to her.
These necklaces feature my Well Shit The Bed portrait that I drew and gifted to Sid for his birthday in 2017. The title of the art piece was inspired by an inside joke from the first time I met him back in 2004 and the portrait was a tribute to the beautiful friendship I was honored to have with him thereafter. The portrait represents him as himself on one side and as the horror villain icon Captain Spaulding on the other.
I had a limited run of the charms professionally printed and cut out of acrylic. They measure 2″ x 1.5″. I then added metal rings and put them on 20″ waxed faux leather cords (unisex) with lobster clasps and 2″ extender chain (for adjustable length). The backs of the charms are covered in a pure white that allows the portrait to pop through the layer of acrylic on top giving it dimension.
Each one comes in a purple organza bag making them perfect for gifting as well.
These wearable pieces of art are a unique way to support the legendary Sid Haig while also helping the love of his life in her time of need. They are now available with a limited quantity in my Etsy shop (I will continue to renew the listing until they sell out) and a handful will also be available to purchase in person at Closet Collectibles in Crete IL.
Don’t forget to check out my other art inspired fundraising efforts on the Backbones page of my official portfolio website and support some of the great causes and charities that are listed while you are there!
Stay Spooky & Magical,
I just bought one! I’m so glad that you are doing this to help Suzie, she is in dire need of help. Very disappointing that certain people haven’t been more help. I’ve never met Sid and Suzie but I can tell that they’re great people with good hearts and they’re absolutely the lovliest couple I’ve ever seen! So much love between the two of them! Your art is fantastic! I’m a fan. 👍☺️❤️
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Thank you so much Ashley.. not only for the kind words about my art but also for supporting my dear friend Suzie during this time. I would greatly appreciate it (and I know Suzie would too) if you could share the link to this blog on social media and with your connections to help us raise what we can for her. I have a limited amount of these but would love to be able to sell them all since all the proceeds will go to her.
Will do! 👍👍
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Truly appreciate it!