Artist activities

A Light Shines Through It

Certain pieces are starting to exhibit the characteristics that I’ve always hoped for in my paintings. The quality of light that I delight in, especially glowing or dappled light, is becoming slowly possible and even evident. A Light Shines Through It is one of those pieces that comes close to touching my heart with that…

Fiesta Siesta

I’ve been doing all kinds of artsy things, but not really posting for various reasons: mostly because what I have painted hasn’t been that great, but also because some of the artsy things I’ve been doing don’t involve actual painting… …a constant push and pull for artists. There has to be time to run the…

Studio Clean-Out Sale 2019

STUDIO SHELTER ALERT: Shelter is maxed out… Artist cannot foster more paintings until these find loving homes. Adoption fees have been drastically reduced! Visit the shelter today and rescue one of these adorable paintings. House-trained, vaccinated and ready to bring love and beauty to your home. That’s just my silly way of announcing my annual…

IAPS 2019

What is the ultimate play date for pastel artists? The International Association of Pastel Societies conference, of course! Just imagine seeing, eating, chatting and learning with numbers of master pastelists, all of whom were approachable, generous and encouraging. Walking at your leisure through a roomful of the very highest quality pastel paintings from all over…