Art Making For a Cause -New Metal Sculptures for the Alaska SeaLife Center and KNBA

 Making "Art for the Sea!" Bid high and bid often at the Alaska SeaLife Center 2014 Blue Tie Gala Feb. 15 at the Dena'ina Center Anchorage -"Within the Sea" plasma cut and welded steel seal, 60" w x 34" tall, original wall sculpture.
This is a wonderful event that benefits one of my favorite places to find inspiration, The Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, AK. VIP Trips with Seals, Sea Lions, Otters and More -The Alaska SeaLife Center Gala ("Blue Tie" event Feb. 15 -Dena'ina Center ANC) LIVE Auction Items are now posted!

Happy to share my other latest metal sculpture by making "Art for Music" for the upcoming KNBA Art Auction, Feb. 20. "Rhythm Ribbon Seal" is 54" w x 32" t plasma cut and welded steel with heat treated details and embellished with glass beads strung on copper wire. This Seal will be part of the Silent Auction.

NEW EBooks Now Available On Blurb! iBook for iPad Format

Original, illustrated letters are created in the shape of the animal in which their name starts with! From alligators sharing a spear of asparagus, to the zebra zipping on a zigzag suit, discover fun, animal antics and the entire alphabet with 
The Amazing Animal Alphabet, written and illustrated by Cindy Shake.

From a brown bear balancing a bunch of blueberries, to an otter opening oodles of oysters, discover fun, animal antics and the entire alphabet with The Alaska Animal Alphabet! Each original, hand illustrated letter is in the shape of the animal it's name starts with -fun for all ages! Learn about Alaska and the ABC's by Alaska artist, Cindy Shake!

New Work in the Works!

Metal work, fiber art and new PATTERNS -OH MY!

Time to VOTE for Art -and Ravens!

Welcome to Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center Art Coat Contest!
How does it work?
Sign in or Register to vote on your favorite coat. Once you have registered and voted, you are automatically entered to win either a $100 gift card to Intuitions Day Spa, or a $25 gift card to Red Robin (YOU!). The artist that gets the most votes wins a dinner for two at Sullivans (ME!), so don't forget to pick your favorite and thank them for their artistic donation!
There are a lot of FAB Lab Coats -check them out here.
If you have already voted, ANHC invites you to join us for the Art Coat Auction. Each of these beautiful pieces of one-of-a-kind art will be up for either live or silent auction, with all proceeds going to benefit Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center.
What: Art Coat Auction
Where: Snow City Café
When: November 15th, 6-9pm
Tickets: $20 online, $25 at the door

Thank you!

November First Friday Art Show


2 Friends Gallery
November 2-30, 2012 -Anchorage, AK

FAB Raven Fabric AND My New Art Cloth!

 Beautiful NEW, limited edition Raven themed fabric
designed by Cindy Shake is now available at The Quilted Raven!
100% cotton batik fabric is available in several color ways.
The Quilted Raven offers FREE SHIPPING on all U.S. orders -call today, this fabric is selling fast!
(907) 278-3521 or

Original 13" x 13" Art Cloth has been hand painted on 100% cotton batik fabric, using the highest quality fabric paints, dyes, transfers and acrylics, artist, Cindy Shake has created these one-of-a-kind works of art. They are the perfect base for your fiber piece. Sew, mount or embellish with buttons, found objects, quilt or leave as-is! There are several color ways to choose from and always new designs!