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Apr, 2014 – Christie's Real Estate magazine, "A Brush with Greatness." A Stroke of Genius was featured along with Daniel Greene and Everett Raymond Kinstler.

Fall, 2012 – Black Card Visa magazine "Think Outside of the Box"; listed, Artist Glenda Brown featured.

American Artist magazineMay, 2009 - The Artist's Magazine, "Painting Portrait Commissions." Wende Caporale and John Ennis describe their own journeys into the business and share tips for getting started. John recommends A Stroke of Genius.

American Artist magazine2006 American Artist, Portrait Highlights issue - Back cover, John Howard Sanden ad for features A Stroke of Genius owner and creator Cynthia Daniel.

May 2006 – Sunshine Artists, "The Problems with Portraits" - Listed at end of article in Portrait Resources section.

Art & Antiques magazine
April, 2005 – Art & Antiques, "Face Value: How to Put your Best Face Forward When Commissioning a Portrait" page 3-4. Portrait on page 1 was mistakenly attributed to Ronald Sherr. The article: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4.

New York magazine
Fall, 2003 New York Family Guide Portrait Artists Section, seven out of eith portrait painters were from A Stroke of Genius, page 140-141. Sadly, artist Jean de Montebello has since passed away.

American Artist magazineSep, 2002 – Americn Artist, "Options for Exhibiting Artwork Online", page 62

BusinessWeekDec 16, 2002 Businessweek, "Turn the Family Into High Art: How to Pick a Portrait Painter" by Carol Marie Cropper, page 148. You can view it on their web site.

American Artist magazine
Oct, 2002 – The Artist's Magazine, "The Artist's Guide to the Internet", page 73


Jun, 2009 - How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist by Caroll Michels. A Stroke of Genius is included in the resources section. This book is sold through the Stroke of Genius bookstore.

Art Marketing Handbook by Calvin Goodman, published 2003 Featured in his book, page 278.

TV & Radio

Nov 28, 2005 Portrait artist Kerri Gibbs was contacted by the Late Show from her Stroke of Genius web site. They wanted her to paint a portrait of David Letterman and Oprah Winfrey together during the show; she was given a phenomenal 45 minutes.

WJMK 104.3 FM in Chicago Information about
A Stroke of Genius
was broadcast several times.


American Society of Interior Designers
Jan 31, 2000 American Society of Interior Designers National Newsletter, "Hot New Web Sites of Interest"

American Society of Interior Designers
Jun, 1997 American Society of Interior Designers, California North Chapter Newsletter - "Online Info: A few web sites to check out"




Dec 5, 2011 – "Captured on Canvas" by Joanne Kaufman. A Stroke of Genius was featured as well as two listed artists: Michele Rushworth and Ann Manry Kenyon.

New York Times October 27, 2005 –The New York Times, "Formal Portraits Dress Down" by Ginia Bellafante, Home & Garden section (if you have never registered with them, you may have to do so to view the article — it's free). Or you can read the article here: Page 1, Page 2. The writer contacted me several times asking questions for the article and it was apparent she was accessing Stroke of Genius to locate artists for the article. Five out of the six artists mentioned were found on Stroke of Genius.
April 30, 2005 – Newsday newapaper "Documenting a Life and a Time" Page B4, Page B5, Page B7.

Toronto Star
October 11, 2004 – "The Return of the Portrait; Reaction Against the High-tech Era" Page 1, Page 2.

Oct 19, 2003 "Adoration Inspiration: Priceless Painting Mean More Than Money to Local Artist"; Section 5, Page 6. Article on artist Connie Szerszen mentions A Stroke of Genius.

Baltimore Sun
Oct 4, 1998 Baltimore Sun, Home Design Section, "A Speaking Likeness: Commissioning an Heirloom Portrait for that Special Occasion" featured four portrait artists, all from A Stroke of Genius.

Dec 13, 2002 "Mutual Gifts are Joyous Reminders of Lives Shared; Instant Heirlooms Popular with Couples at Christmas", High Point, North Carolina




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