Tretha Conaway
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  • Muskogee, OK
  • United States

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Posted on April 6, 2012 at 12:43pm 1 Comment

I have been gainfully unemployed for a little over two weeks and can't even express my excitement every morning that I don't have to go sit in a cubicle all day.  Days like today I'm especially happy because my kids (6 & 10) are out of school and I don't have to hire a babysitter or send them to my parents' house, even though my mom and dad already called yesterday and asked the kids if they want them to come and get them  I'm really glad I found The Art Colony.  It gave me…


Leap of Faith

Posted on March 25, 2012 at 12:59pm 7 Comments

I took a giant leap of faith on Wednesday and resigned from what is known around here as the best job within 50 miles of this town.  I was a Veterans' Claims Examiner for the Veterans' Benefits Administration, Muskogee, Oklahoma Regional Office.  Yep, I sure did.  Life is just too short to sit in a cubicle eight hours a day, five days a week.  In the meantime, I was becoming so exhausted that I was losing my creative spark and too tired to play with my kids when I got home.  I have a six and…


About me and my artistic side

Posted on February 19, 2012 at 6:15pm 0 Comments

I really don't have one specific area of expertise, nor a favorite medium.  I've pretty much done every craft there is at one point or another.  I've always enjoyed sketching and drawing.  I always take paper with me to meetings at work...not for notes, but for doodling.  I almost always have a craft project of some sort in the works.  Only recently have I attempted painting on canvas.  My son's teacher needed someone to paint a banner to sell at a silent auction fundraiser and I volunteered…


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At 5:59pm on February 20, 2012, Iveta Autratová said…

Hi Tretha, thank you for your nice comment, your picture is very interesting, love the colours and the style :o)

At 5:04pm on February 18, 2012, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Tretha, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

If you have any questions or suggestions, please do feel free to contact any of the moderators.

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We've also put together a handy Guide to Getting Started, which may help answer any questions you may have, such as how to create a bio for your page.

Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups!  Can't wait to see your art. :)

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