Watchbird

Gabriel Navar:

Mystical and beautiful.

Gabriel

Originally posted on Beautiful Insanity:

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The watch bird scans its blanket district.
With practiced  eyes and senses discreet.
It serves as guardian of the night.
And reaches out as it takes flight.
It works it’s way under the cover of Dark.
And let’s out a cry of warning and stark.

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Help a Cause … Get a Painting

Gabriel Navar:

Help us reach our goal to renovate our home and art studio in Oakland, California.

Gabriel

Originally posted on Bold Ranch:

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If you are a patron of the arts, and want a new painting in your home or office, consider donating $5,000 and in exchange you will receive one of Gabriel’s original paintings.

OR – you could have a custom painting – a commission. Gabriel is currently working on his selfie series. Just send us a picture of yourself taking a selfie and Gabriel will create a selfie painting with your own image. The commission will be on paper or canvas board and will be a maximum size of 24 inches in it’s largest dimensions.

Thank you for your time and support,

Bold Ranch

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Help a Cause… get a t-shirt

Gabriel Navar:

Your contributions will help us build the structural foundation of our home and artist studio in Oakland, California. I appreciate your interest and support.

Gabriel

Originally posted on Bold Ranch:

Bold Ranch t-shirt

Bold Ranch t-shirt

You will receive this t-shirt when you contribute $25.00 or more to the Bold Ranch: in the Fruitvale. Your contributions will help us build the structural foundation for our Fruitvale District house in Oakland. The image on the t-shirt is taken from a family photograph of my grandmother Rose standing with a cow in the family property known as the Bold Ranch.

The t-shirts will be printed once we have 36 contributions of $25.00 or more. We must reach a minimum of 36 requests before we are able place to the order. In the meantime, email us your name, t-shirt size and address (to determine shipping and handling) to boldranch@yahoo.com. Once we reach our goal we will contact you so you may send us a check or pay with PayPal.

The t-shirt will be printed on Hanes Tagless Tee (Charcoal Heather color). Available sizes are…

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History of House

Originally posted on Bold Ranch:

History of House

Family

My grandmother Rose, her parents and siblings.

My paternal grandmother, Rose, was born in Minnesota. The family moved to California and eventually to Oakland, California,  the Fruitvale District, 1898. The family bought 7 acres of land which became known as the Bold Ranch by family and friends. At the time there was open land and great weather for planting. Now, it’s an urban landscape and the weather is still great for home backyard growers.

The property was subdivided creating houses for family members. One of those houses is my home. It was built in the summer of 1900 by my grandmother’s paternal uncle. The house now needs a foundation. We are asking for donations to help us fund this project. Please read about different ways you could donate.

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Contributions

Gabriel Navar:

Take a look at ways you could contribute; you could receive an art session with me, receive one of my sketches or original painting.

Gabriel

Originally posted on Bold Ranch:

Please visit my Contributions Page to see ways you could contribute to our project;  more contributions options will be posted. In the meantime, spread the word to help us raise the funds needed to build the foundation for our Oakland home.

Thank You !

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New WordPress Blog: Help US Fund our Project

Please visit and follow my wife’s new WordPress Blog “Bold Ranch: in the Fruitvale“. We are raising funds to help us fund our project to make our house structurally stable by building the house foundation which will both enable us to live there as well as to have a sound artist studio.

This is a video we put together about our project, learn about the history of our home and our vision once the house is structurally stable. The house is located in Oakland, California, a culturally diverse urban city in the midst of an artistic and cultural renaissance.

http://boldranch.wordpress.com/