May 14, 2019

Both my parents taught art, I never thought much about it, it was just part of my history. Then this winter I was lucky enough to be asked to fill in while the art teacher at our local high school went on maternity leave. I said okay, as I secretly wondered what I had...

December 27, 2017

N   NOLAN LIGHTFOOT - the hubs and a kick ass painter.

O   OOMPH -  a somewhat vague and elusive word, but it is always what I want my paintings to have. 

P   PHOENIX ART MUSEUM -  this is a big one. From childhood memories of the gingerbread houses, the miniat...

November 7, 2017

A   ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM - a post–World War II art movement in American painting, developed in New York in the 1940s. It was the first specifically American movement to achieve international influence and put New York City at the center of the western art world, a ro...

August 22, 2017

Of course I talk about my work. I talk about it with strangers, I talk about it at openings. I talk about it with patrons. But honestly I don't spend a lot of time talking about it with other artists. Probably an insecurity thing. I mean it's one thing to discuss it wi...

June 16, 2017

It has been a busy and exciting summer. Our space at Second Story Studios is up and running and we are loving it! And I am so glad I have had a space to paint because I have 2 shows up within a 1 mile radius!

There are 10 of my watercolor mosaic pieces on display at The...

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