Bookshelf - Painting Is My Madness

Ringo Starr published his first set of limited edition hand signed computer art pieces in 2005.Since that time he has continued to release new pieces and continued to raise money for the Lotus Foundation, a charitable organization that he set up with his wife Barbara Bach.Now, for the first time, Ringo is featuring his entire collection of computer art pieces in a new limited edition book entitled, "Painting is My Madness"scheduled to be released on June 19 to coincide with Ringo's summer tour.

In addition to over 40 reproductions of Ringo's computer art pieces, "Painting is My Madness" contains candid photos of Ringo and his art including personal photos from his wife, Barbara Bach. The book also features Ringo's humorous and insightful musings on his artwork. "Painting is My Madness" will be limited to only 3,000 copies. There will also be a special collectors deluxe hand signed edition of "Painting is My Madness" that includes an 8" x 10" piece of Ringo's artwork.The hand signed book is limited to only 200 copies. As is the case with Ringo's hand signed art work, 100% of Ringo's proceeds from the sale of "Painting is my Madness" will be donated to the Lotus Foundation.

The objectives of the Lotus Foundation are to fund, support, participate in and promote charitable projects aimed at advancing social welfare in diverse areas including, but not limited to: substance abuse, cerebral palsy, brain tumors, cancer, battered women and their children, homelessness and animals in need.

"Painting is My Madness" is published by ArtCelebs and is available at all of Ringo Starr & the All-Starr Band concerts this summer

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