The “Painter of Light” now has a credit card. MBNA has inked an affinity card deal with Media Arts Group to issue the Thomas Kinkade VISA card. The new credit card will offer cardholders reduced membership fees toward the Thomas Kinkade Collector’s Society, opportunities to purchase special Thomas Kinkade paintings, and other special benefits through participating Thomas Kinkade Signature Galleries nationwide. Each year, Media Arts Group will select one or more charities to receive a portion of the royalties from the credit card program. During the first year of the program, Media Arts Group has selected The Salvation Army to receive the donation. For more information visit www.mediaarts.com or www.thomaskinkade.com.