"The Frog Prince" 2003 ~ 9X12
( a slightly more independent princess; short story I had re-written & Illustrated )
Smyrna-based artist; Ivonne Long,
has been an artist all her life, self taught! Strong in faith; "all my
talent and abilities, I praise God for" She enjoys creating works of art
out of paper mache' and being creative on canvas. Her works vary in
size; the smallest being 2X2. Ivonne is passionate about art, her use of
bold color with attention to detail is awe inspiring as she creates
pieces with a strong sense of energy and purpose, inspiring deeper
For Hands On Atlanta's 20Th Anniversary she created a sculpture made
of paper mache'. Her earlier
works where paintings of fairy tales and nursery rhymes, botanical and
wildlife, displayed locally at the Smyrna Library from 1991 to 1995. Current works of art have been displayed in and around Smyrna.
children's parties and special events such as; "Feed My Lambs", "Maxim
Impact", "Race to See" along with other various local
she face paints! "the faces I paint are my walking canvases!"
a member of Smyrna Artist Business Association and was recently
featured in Cobb Life Magazine. She lives in Smyrna with her husband
Glenn, son Glenn Jr,. their cat Marble and their dog Reece. Ivonne also sings with the choir at her church and stays committed to several ministries & bible study. She is also a beauty consultant for Mary Kay Cosmetics; "I believe that, beauty is everywhere and everyone!"
she sets time up on a regular basis at the Stay Well Center for
seniors, where she gives the ladies complimentary facials and make-up
application. She is one busy lady but never to busy to smile and say