Devin is a 10yr old boy who is originally from Washington DC. He is the only child to his mother and resides in the Bluff Park area. He was originally diagnosed in September of 2013 with Burkitts Lymphoma w/ a mass that obstructed his airways. He completed a 6 month protocol in 4! He enjoyed a 2month remission when scans revealed a large mass with fluid in his lung. He completed two more rounds of aggressive treatment and received a Bone Marrow transplant in May of 2014. Throughout his journey he has learned through God to be Strong & Courageous (Deu.31:6) Devin enjoys video games, wrestling, baseball, and spending time with family and friends.
Laurel Browning is a self taught artist; always having loved painting, drawing and creating as a child. She has lived in Birmingham, AL all of her life. She is a graduate of Auburn University Interior Environments program and worked as decorator for 13 years before recently pursuing her true passion – painting. She enjoy painting florals, chapels, abstracts and figurative art in heavy body acrylics, mostly with a palette knife. Laurel paints a cross in each piece to reflect the grace and truth of Jesus Christ.
Laurel Browning recently won the Arthur A. Moore Purchase Award in the 2013 Bluff Park Art Show. At the 2013 Jubilee Festival in Daphne, AL, Laurel received an Award of Distinction and recently participated in the 2013 Emerging Artists category at Disney’s Festival of the Masters in Downtown Disney. She has also received several Patron Awards at the 2012 and 2013 Annual Arts & Crafts Festival in Fairhope, AL.
“Forever October” 40×30 acrylic on canvas. Available during live auction at Heart to HeART on February 7. Reservations available here.