"I believe in treating others the best as possible and I am worthy of the vocation that I am called to do.Once you meet me, you will know the soul and spirit within me.I send to you my best.I truly believe in Inner PEACE and keeping love within your heart for that is where it all starts with the desire to change and we can all remember that dreams can change the dreamer."
Now About Me:
About Me: I am a 64 year old Artist, maybe an "olde soul"... been most all my life both,grew up in the New Orleans area,finished high school over in Slidell and was first boy cheerleader,I had my first studio over in Bay St Louis,Mississippi.My neighbor and old friend was Jerry Fischer of the group, Blood,Sweat Tears at the once "Dock on the Bay".I Enjoy music,great conversation,for sure the arts,just being sometimes,I was in radio and TV,received a National Awards for my art,and recycling,and then putting a home on The Nat'l Registry.
You can find my wood art work at The Presidental Clinton Museum in Little Rock,Arkansas: The WINROCK Instuite on Petit Jean Mountain, The Retail Theraphy Galler in the Hillcrest area,BJ's gallery in Conway,AR and over in Hot Springs The Center of Light Gallery.
I enjoy working with Children to support the arts,The Good Earth Project to save our land,Substainable Living,The Second Chance Foundation,The Ozark Film Festival, Historical Preservation,March of Dimes,Bikers for Babies, Relay for Life,I guess You see,I believe in giving back what we have been given,So I donate allot of my time and work to causes to raise funds.
I'm an environmentalist and animal rights activist.I live and work out of my Home/Studio,in the foothills of the Ozarks,on a major highway,not too far from the Buffalo National Park and River.A Float Trip anyone!!!!! I write,create one of a kind birdhouses from old wood and barns and then water color artistic greeting cards,Active in Little Theatre with some set designs,I am Spiritual,Born on a Blue Moon,I am Outgoing and I am a Dreamer...and a lost hopeless romantic...ha!!
You can find me at my web site www.wildgooseusa.com I hope for this to be an artist site with other artist involved and owning apart of the studio and property here in the very near future. A few other sites that you can find the olde "Wild Goose" is www.wildgoose.freeservers.com for more information. I have a fun site listed at MySpace under WildGooseUSA. More art can be found at www.fineartamerica/johndurham artist
If you want to read more, Christine Weiss an Editor for The GoZark News wrote an article and posted some pictures at www.gozarks.com/wildgoose. The story is titled "see what they are saying" I hope you enjoy. Click on the link at the bottom of the page
Now if you want to hear about how I got this "fathergoose" name, you will have to email me and I will send you the story that appeared in some 40 rural newspapers written by Sharon Lenoard
.Life is too short not to enjoy and give your best. Also it is like a friend of mine that has a radio talk cook show on NPR says, " good food and good company goes together". "PEACE to All". And don't forget to "support the arts"..Share a Smile with Someone and Spread a Little Joy.