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...

April 22, 2017

A steep stairway, 25 steps behind a barely visible door lead up to my studio. It really is a little slice of heaven for me. My chair sits next to the window so I can capture every bit of light there is. Headphones on, an audiobook playing, I am lost in my world of pain...

December 18, 2016

I have absolutely no idea who would want to read a blog about my musings, but it seems like a fun thing to do. I'll have to remember that this is out there in the interwebs...not a journal for my eyes only. And perhaps I should keep it fairly art related. So here goes....

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