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Write like no one is reading: “Information Gathering”

Write like no one is reading:  Information Gathering Backstory:  Recently, I began to think about the traits necessary to keep painting when feeling lethargic about exploring my creative side.  Coincidentally, I'd read an article about the importance of writing, if not for others, than for yourself.  The phrase "dance like no one is watching" popped into my head…

Write like no one is reading: “Curiosity”

Write like no one is reading:  Curiosity   Backstory:  Recently, I began to think about the traits necessary to keep painting when feeling lethargic about exploring my creative side.  Coincidentally, I'd read an article about the importance of writing, if not for others, than for yourself.  The phrase "dance like no one is watching" popped into my head…

Write like no one is reading: “Willingness”

Write like no one is reading:  WILLINGNESS  Backstory:  Recently, I began to think about the traits necessary to keep painting when feeling lethargic about exploring my creative side.  Coincidentally, I'd read an article about the importance of writing, if not for others, than for yourself.  The phrase "dance like no one is watching" popped into my head and…

Write like no one is reading: “work”

  Write like no one is reading:  WORK  Recently, I began to think about the traits necessary to keep painting when feeling lethargic about exploring my creative side.  Coincidentally, I'd read an article about the importance of writing, if not for others, than for yourself.  The phrase "dance like no one is watching" popped into my head and…

Hurricane Harvey…thinking fondly of Port Aransas, TX

    My view while painting Tropical Dreams I and II/September 2016 It's difficult to understand the amount of damage/heartache experienced by so many in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey...I think of living through what others have been through and, of course, I just really truly can't imagine it.  Just this past summer, I spent a…

Recent commissioned paintings…loving the challenge!

Recently, I had the opportunity to collaborate with Metropolitan Gallery Fine Art Consulting to provide three original paintings for the front lobby within a local business.  It was an exciting challenge and I'm thrilled with the results.  I stopped by today to have a look and I have to admit, I was a little pleased with myself!  Creating…

WEST Austin Studio Tour: Coming soon!

I'm super excited to be participating again in the annual WEST Austin Studio Tour this year. Just like last year, I will be collaborating with Joy Noguess (ceramic sculpture) and Mariel Fogel (sculptural jewelry). WEST is a free, self-guided art event organized each year by Big Medium. Click here for more details! Dates/times:  May 13 & 14…

Christmas: a season of giving and appreciation.

Christmas: a season of giving and appreciation.  In some ways this can imply gift giving and gift receiving.  Personally, this has been a year of many changes...the kind of changes I've longed for.  Renewed relationships.  Closeness with family members and an appreciation for the things I have vs. dwelling on the things I don't.  It's been…

WEST!! WEST!! WEST!! (May 14 & 15 and May 21 & 22)

I'm super excited to be participating in the annual WEST Austin Studio Tour again this year.  WEST is a free, self-guided art event organized each year by Big Medium.  Click here for more details!  My artwork will be available in two locations this year:  in a private studio at the home of ceramics artist, Joy…

All good things must (sadly) come to an end…

Sadly, my solo exhibition with The SEAD Gallery is coming to an end this Thursday evening, May 12, 2016.  But, WOW, am I thrilled to have had the opportunity to 1) have my first solo exhibition and 2) for it to have been with The SEAD Gallery.  Such dedicated and wonderful people to work with!  Supportive…

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