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Get a custom embroidered portrait done on Zoom by RVA artist Michael-Birch Pierce while supporting Second Street Gallery! Tickets are available for $100 HERE:\ \ Michael-Birch Pierce\'s embroidered portrait practice was born from a desire to find authenticity in machine production. Guiding fabric by hand under a standard home sewing machine, each portrait is one of a kind, stitched live, with the subject watching.\ \ Merging fashion and illustration, Michael-Birch Pierce\'s free-motion embroidered portraiture has garnered them international recognition. Michael-Birch Pierce is sought everywhere from Art Basel to the 2018 Oscar Party. They have designed for the Obamas, exhibited at NY Fashion Week, and received numerous prizes.\ \ Pricing is $100 per portrait. You will be limited to a single portrait (5 x 7 inches) per session. If multiple people in your party want a portrait, each individual must sign up for their own time slot.\ No sketching or planning! Portraits are done in 3-5 minutes with one continuous line of thread in a single color.\ \ Pet portraits are available!\ \ Babies too! If you are doing a custom portrait with a baby, it is recommended that you also provide a photograph.\ \ Richmond-local pickup and free shipping available. Zoom sessions scheduled before December 20th will ensure delivery by Christmas.\ \ Questions? Need more info? Contact Second Street Gallery at 434-977-7284 or [email protected]\ \ Image in header courtesy of C.Hampton Photography (@c.hamptonphotography)