Category Archives: Painting

FINDING A FIGURE WITHIN

Being in Mississippi for Art Colony is an intense, stimulating,inspiring, hilarious, heart-warming, exhausting experience.  There is a tremendous power just being in a place where 40 or so accomplished artists gather to work individually but together. Each one works on … Continue reading

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All Giraffes!

Traveling in Africa, we see lots of giraffes. I love the way they look and how they move. Imagining how they see things, I realize they have a specific, unusual perspective on the world.  Here are a few more … Continue reading

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ART AROUND THE WORLD

This post is part of the Art Around The World Blog Hop where we will be visiting online with artists from all over as they share their studios, art and inspiration. Invited to participate by my friend and cohort, Jennifer … Continue reading

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GOING WILD IN THE BLANK CANVAS BLOG HOP

Have you ever felt something that just urges you on, an inkling from deep within that you can shake? A couple of years ago, my inner voice kept pushing me, “I want to paint big-much bigger, to be loose and … Continue reading

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THE ARTIST’S PROCESS – THE BLANK CANVAS BLOG HOP

I am an experimental and experiential artist. It’s not that my experiments are so wacky, I just love the journey. I like solving new problems. If I have already figured out how to do something, I’m not much interested in doing it again. As … Continue reading

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GETTING UNSTUCK!

I remember when I was a kid, it was so much fun to make things.  No one had to tell me to do it, I wanted to.  I just went ahead and did it! There was nothing holding me back, … Continue reading

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FIRST, MAKE THE PAPER

Yesterday I held the first of three sessions in my workshop on “Collage with Artist-Made Papers”. With this approach to collage, the colors, papers and imagery used are created by the artist herself. It has come a long way from … Continue reading

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ART AFFECTS

Yesterday, after 3 months of trying to set up an appointment, I had a studio/home visit from the directors of a local non-profit. They selected 11 littlies & 21 other paintings, in other words, THEY BOUGHT 32 WORKS OF ART!!! … Continue reading

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ART IN FREDRICKSBURG

My newest work is going to be exhibited in a solo show at Backdoor Gallery in Fredricksburg, Virginia.  The opening reception will be on Saturday, September 7th, 5-7PM.  I am scheduled to give a brief talk about my work and … Continue reading

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WHY OWN ORIGINAL ART?

Why own original art? Most people enjoy looking at beautiful things. In our homes, we have a multitude of choices regarding what to include in our decor. You can have prints, posters, tapestry or original art hanging on your walls. … Continue reading

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