A collection of some of the stories of gifting of the Random Gifts of Art book, by their respective book numbers.
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62 Given by Tim Holmes to Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa. “I’ve done several art/freedom projects with Archbishop Tutu, who has been awarded some of my sculptures.”- TH
63 Given by Tim Holmes to Pres. Jimmy Carter. “Jimmy Carter and Rosalyn Carter were both awarded sculptures of mine, different sculptures by different organizations for different reasons. Kind of cool!” -TH
65 Given by Tim Holmes to Ambassador Andy Young. “I met Andy at the presentation of my sculpture “Olympic Africa” to Archbishop Tutu (see book #62 above) who was the honorary president of the Cape Town Olympic Bid committee, that commissioned the sculpture. Rosa Parks was also there, but alas died before I could convince Garret to write a book to give to her.” -TH
67 Barbara Beckman, to Sabine Ziegler (click here for the touching full story.)
68 Karen Bohlinger, to Julie Wu, Director of International Exhibition Marketing, Shanghai, China.