Site History & Updates
Below is the site history, showing major updates in
reverse chronological order,
November 8th, 2009 - Updated Artastic Destination's schedule
June 5th, 2009 - added a page showing Artastic Destination's current exhibit, Stanko's The Food Show, and the very well attended reception.
May 5th, 2009, updated Artastic Destination's Schedule.
February 5, 2009 - updated Artastic Destination's schedule with new exhibitions and links to artist's sites.
August 31, 2008 - added the Artastic Destination schedule with links to exhibiting artists Jason Coughlin's web site and Galen Pittman's paintings on flickr
July 23, 2008 - added Artastic Destination's Grand Opening Press Release
July 16, 2008 - added updated picture and a new page to Artastic Destination
May 29, 2008 - added Artastic Destination
March 31, 2008 - added link to my art products at cafepress: www.cafepress.com/claudiamshop
July 24, 2007 - added links for artist Madiot and gallery Darby Creek
February 10, 2007 - Added blog entry tribute to my parents adventures.
January 21, 2007 - Added They Met in Paris with photos from my parent's days in Paris in the 1950's through their emigration to NY.
September 5, 2006 - Added links for artists Giambattista Marcucci of Italy and Linda Paul to Links Page 2
September 4, 2006 - removed Google ads.
June 14, 2006 - Added my father's eulogy.
December 14, 2005 - Added a blog entry in honor of my mother's birthday.
December 7, 2005 - Added another entry to the artist's blog.
December 2, 2005 - Added a blog page to the site with a backup of my green hair chronicles blog on blogspot.
November 20, 2005 - Added link for GalleryToday to galleries section of links page.
October 26, 2005 - Added a Site Map with comprehensive links to this site's pages.
October 21, 2005 - added link for British artist Kurt Jackson to artists section of links page.
October 20, 2005 - added Google search and ad links.
September 28, 2005 - added link for artist Tim Seaward to artists section of links page.
August 10, 2005 - added my first affiliate - the site where I get my green hair dye - and lots of artist links to the links page.
July 5, 2005 - added links for artist Suzana Stojanovic and Family Portrait to artists section of links page.
June 16, 2005 - added link for a1 paintings Art Prints to gallery section of links page.
May 24, 2005 - added link for Baby Bird fine art prints to artists section of links page.
March 24, 2005 - added link for paintergallery to artists section of links page.
February 24, 2005 - added link for artist Anne Zapolska to artists section of links page.
December 29, 2004 - going green for the new year!
December 9, 2004 - added link for the French gallery
October 31, 2004 - added links for buy-original-art.com and the-gallery-of-china.com to art listings section of links page.
August 17, 2007 - posted Mom's eulogy.
April 8, 2004: Everyday and seasonal pages were created to show new greeting cards, and many painting detail pages were added and listed in the painting index. The photo section was expanded with photo detail pages and a photo index.
November 30, 2003 - Added page for HAC First Annual Photography Show, a juried show for including one of my photographs.
September 9, 2003 - Added pictures of the HAC Art-trium exhibit.
February 7, 2003 - Created a painting index from the painting prices page to include more of the paintings shown on the site.
June 8, 2002 - 8 New Note Card Designs Available July 2002. Note cards page updated to show new designs, as well as site-wide updates to improve look with consistent font, banner and navigation.
April 2, 2002 - Site won this year's Art Space 2000 Web award, which was added to the links page along with a link for Artelino.
March 15, 2002 - Added a link for GalleryPaintings.com to the links page.
Dec. 19, 2001 - Updated site with Xando/Cosi exhibition news for January, 2002. Biography also updated with movie link.
August 16, 2001 - changed site name to "Art and Mystery by Claudia Markovich" and created a new banner for the site.
July 25, 2001 - strung the detail pages together with "Next" and "Back" links so that Users can cruise through all the detail pages smoothly.
June 20, 2001 - added art resume
May 1, 2001 - published painting prices page. Started using the claudiam.com URL since this is now a commercial site.
March 3, 2001 - started exchanging links with other individual artists, the first being one from Germany (proving the international character of the Web.)
December 22, 2000 - site won the ArtSpace 2000 award, published on links page.
November 10, 2000 - added the Links page and started joining Web rings.
September 13, 2000 - added a Painting Tour Guide to explain the 2 tours on the site.
August 1, 2000 - added photos of my watercolors to Nikola's Nightmares
May 29, 2000 - created the first 2 painting tours and added them to the site
May 17, 2000 - added the novel Nikola's Nightmares (no pictures, just text)
May 14, 2000 - site launch date: first version of the site is visible on the Web, with 4 paintings posted. Site name was ClaudiaM's Art Net and used claudiam.net URL.
March 17, 2000 - registered the domain names claudiam.com and claudiam.net.