Winter Solstice 2018

Winter Greetings Sending you good wishes and warmth at this week of the shortest days of the year.  This is the week I like to light a fire, and consider my intentions for the year ahead.   Winter is my very favorite season of the year.  I love the stillness, the chilly days and cooler nights.  [...]

By | 2018-12-20T22:49:32-08:00 December 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy New Year 2018!

A NEW YEAR BEGINS! This past year has certainly had it's challenges on both global and personal levels for so many of us.  We may feel helpless to so much going on around us, and in truth we are! What we can control, or have agency over, in our own lives is our inner/creative life. A suggestion for the beginning [...]

By | 2018-01-16T23:23:53-08:00 January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Updates and Erosion

Updates and Erosion At the beginning of 2017 I began a new body of work, which is inspired by my attraction and fascination with the random natural beauty of eroded surfaces.  The Japanese have a term for this, Wabi Sabi.  I have been photographing textures and erosion for many years, and have a library of [...]

By | 2017-07-03T17:38:22-07:00 July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reflecting Into the New Year

Reflecting Into the New Year As I begin this new year, I am taking a moment to reflect on the wonderful and challenging aspects of the year behind me. For this new year, I have decided to work on being less reactive and triggered by events that are beyond my control. This is the time [...]

By | 2017-02-04T17:29:20-08:00 January 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Color Inspiration…

Take a look at these two photos, what do they have in common?  I am often asked what inspires my artwork? I am always inspired by the natural world when it comes to color. On the left is a harvest from a morning jaunt in my vegetable garden - note the colors.  The recent painting on [...]

By | 2017-02-04T17:36:07-08:00 August 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Art Talk

Recently I opened my studio for the first time, to participate in a local studio tour. To my surprise, I was asked the same question repeatedly regarding my painting process. I came up with an answer-- which I could repeat, without having to get into the very personal process of explaining my work with a [...]

By | 2016-11-30T08:45:15-08:00 September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting Started…

When I begin a painting, I have no idea how it will turn out.  I just begin by covering the white background with blobs or brush strokes of paint with no particular thought -- just to cover the white background.  Then I paint on top of the first layer, leaving remainders of the original paint [...]

By | 2016-11-30T08:45:15-08:00 August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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