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You are Welcome in Texas by Michelle Rankin

Michelle Rankin

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You are Welcome in Texas

Michelle Rankin

Acrylic paint, fabric, paper, ribbon,  embroidery thread, canvas

20” x 20” x 1.5”d



As a native Texan, I grew up believing that Texans are kind, hard working, neighborly, respectful of our differences and generous.  I made this artwork as a reminder to embrace the values that make Texas a welcoming place to live for everyone. You are welcome in Texas if you are a native or an import. It does not matter your religion, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, race, nationality, political beliefs, or abilities/disabilities. All that matters is that you are kind and compassionate.


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Getting to know the Austin Artist: 

Michelle's passion is creating art that sparks joy and promotes kindness, love, and inclusivity. She is inspired by nature and loves making whimsical, vibrantly colored art. She frequently uses a combination of paints, embroidery and other mixed media in her works. Michelle is a native Texan and has lived in Austin since high school. She graduated from University of Texas at Austin and worked in the tech industry for over 25 years before retiring to pursue creating art. In her spare time, she enjoys working with local nonprofits to serve the community, spending time with family, reading, and traveling.



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