Archive for December, 2006

Unruly Heart Oil Painting to Benefit the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association

Sunday, December 31st, 2006

This ACEO titled Unruly Heart is my depiction of the challenge to the artists of ATC & ACEO Enthusiasts Group: to create an ACEO with “Heart”.
Unruly Heart
The challenge made to the artists reminded me of the need for education and research on the heart disease now called Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy or HCM. Sometimes known as the sudden death in athletes syndrome, Cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the muscle of the heart is abnormal without explanation. It is known that the cells of the affected heart muscle are not lined up normally. This is called myocardial disarray and is artistically depicted in the heart shown here.

The ebay auction listing, item # 290066220113 , is set up to give 100% of the proceeds from the sale to the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association. There’s still a few days left for the auction to run, as it will end on January 3, 2007 at 21:59:16 PST.

This small original oil painting of an Unruly Heart is known as an ACEO (Art Cards Editions & Originals) and was painted with oils on 185 lb. acid free, gessoed paper. The small 2.5″ x 3.5″ art card size translates to affordable art that is easy and fun to collect.

ACEOs can be displayed in a frame or, for space saving purposes, can be safely and compactly stored in a standard card collector album. For an enjoyable pastime collect ACEOs by subject, artist, art medium or a favorite charitable cause. Artist signature is on the back.

I thank everyone who’s bid on the auction and invite all of you who read this to consider placing a bid on this original oil painting. The funds raised from the sale of this painting might be the dollar needed to find a way to make Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy a more easily manageable disease.

For more information on HCM, please visit All proceeds of the sale of this art will benefit the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association.

If you can’t afford to bid, then I ask you to please place this listing on your Watched list. If it reaches the Ebay Pulse, more people will become aware of this disease and HCMA. Thank you!
I wish you and your family a healthy and happy New Year.
Thank you, Cindy