The trio’s artwork raises funds for preserving bungalows. Their cause has attracted attention, from coverage by area television stations to a PBS documentary. The awareness they raised galvanized the locals’ determination to protect these iconic homes, and these creative friends plan to keep on with their calling for the foreseeable future. “When you love doing something,” explains Helen, “it just doesn’t feel like work.”
Text Karen Callaway
Photography Stephanie Welbourne Steele
Styling Melissa Sturdivant Smith
To learn more about the Plein Aire Cottage Artists, see “Painting a Line in the Sand” in the July/August 2019 issue, available on newsstands and at Victoriamag.com.