Fine Art

Vegas artist Jska Priebe commissions work to support her ailing brother


Like most big brothers, Michael Charter bestowed plenty of wisdom on his younger sister. Specifically, how to draw block letters and spell the word “poop.”

“We thought it was hilarious,” Vegas-based artist Jska Priebe wrote on her brother Michael’s page Monday.

Priebe’s brother was recently diagnosed with end-stage liver disease, and she is currently offering commissioned artworks in return for donations to her brother’s fundraiser.

“He can’t work at all, and worrying about if you’re going to keep your lights on isn’t going to help you heal,” Priebe says. Naturally, she turned to art as a way to raise money for her older sibling. “It’s just about giving donations to him,” and creating “something in response to that and giving good vibes.”

Donations are being accepted in any amount, with the minimum for an original 5x7 black and white sketch or cartoon set at $25. Additional formats and styles are also available at different price points. Visit for more information.

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