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Life On The Stoop Art Contest Winner Valerie Carpenter

March 17th, 2011

Life On The Stoop Art Contest Winner Valerie Carpenter

Congratulations to Valerie Carpenter!

Life On The Stoop Recently held an Art Contest sponsored by "Fine Art America" where 3 artists won prizes.
One of the winners was Valerie Carpenter with a beautiful entry entitled "Somewhere On Bourbon Street" pictured below.

Other works by Valerie Carpenter Can be viewed at

Other winning artists Arvind T Akki received a FREE paper back copy of the award winning book "Life On The stoop" and Sorin Apostolescu won a Kindle Version of the same book.

My congratulations to all three of you. Your work enriches lives. Thank you!

Robbie and Philip Bracco

A New Gallery Birds Just Created

February 10th, 2011

A New Gallery Birds Just Created

The Bird Artwork Gallery is a set of 14 bird photographs taken on the beaches of Sanibel and Captiva. Each stunning photo exhibits the fine detail and high quality that are the hallmark of Philip Bracco’s work. Like the works in the other galleries (Life on the Stoop, Native American Indians, Photography, Wildlife and Country) each picture can be purchased as a print or a greeting card. A print can be framed, prepared on canvas that is either stretched over a frame or rolled in a tube, or as a poster. Prints can be prepared in a variety of sizes, frames, mats, papers and finishes. The Bracco Galleries are a stunning mix of nostalgic fine art from the 1940’s and contemporary pieces.

Author And Artist Philip Bracco Hits A Homerun With

January 15th, 2011

Author And Artist Philip Bracco Hits A Homerun With

New Book: “Life On The Stoop” Chronicles Author’s Life Growing Up in Brooklyn During the 1940s
A newly released book containing some 160 original water color illustrations created by author and artist Philip Bracco documenting his early years and neighborhood life growing up in the infamous “Red Hook” section of Brooklyn, New York back in the 1940’s has been released and available online at

The book, titled Life On The Stoop, is an often comical, charming, and very illuminating. The illustrations and the stories that accompany them tell the story of Phil’s life. “The book was created to preserve my illustrations and stories so that I could pass them along to my grandchildren,” said Philip.

People who lived in the 1940’s or their children who are hungry to reconnect with their family after many years of little or no contact with an extended family will find Life On The Stoop very insightful and informative of a bygone era. “Almost everyone...