Fri, 2013/10/04 - 12:55pm
"This painting is yours if you agree to smile at random people more often.” Those are the words that Bren Bataclan, a new artist to exhibit at Licensing Expo 2014, attaches to hand painted canvases which he leaves in public places for strangers to find.

Deemed as the "Smile Artist," Bataclan just concluded a 50-state tour that marked the 10-year anniversary of his creative endeavor. During his cross country adventure he left 114 paintings throughout parks, banks and airports in hopes of bringing happiness to their finders. “This is my ministry,” said Bataclan.

We love hearing inspiring stories like this about Licensing Expo exhibitors. Happy Friday everyone!

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