I am just back from the 3rd Annual Figurative Arts Conference & Expo (FACE) which was held November 10 – 13, 2019 in Williamsburg, VA. It was a wonderful experience and I will talk further about the various lectures and demonstrations I attended, terrific artists I met, and the phenomenal vender store and all the… Continue reading Small Favors
I was invited Thursday to participate in a two-person show at the Stewart Gallery in Gloucester, VA in May! I am deeply honored and very excited and scared to death all at the same time. The theme will be Colonial Williamsburg. My partner in this event will be announced at a future date, but if… Continue reading Stewart Gallery in May!
Terribly excited to learn this morning that my painting, Beach Passage, was accepted into the 7th Annual Art Speaks Juried Exhibition at the Bay School Community Arts Center! This is a prestigious national show and I’ve entered several times previously but this is my first acceptance. Thank you so much to Janly Jaggard for giving… Continue reading 7th Annual Art Speaks Juried Exhibition
In mid February I started taking a beginner’s watercolor class with Doug Mock at RAL Art Center in Kilmarnock, VA. I also started attending a yoga class twice a week at Abilities Abound in Callao, VA. Since this is mainly a blog about my art, you would think yoga has no place in this, but… Continue reading New Challenges
I’m following the lead of Marwa Altantawi who writes a blog called “The Ruined Brush”. I enjoy many of her thoughts on her life as an artist and her work is very interesting. Recently she posted her list of resolutions for the coming year. Back when I worked for a regular paycheck, I took a… Continue reading Art Resolutions for 2019
For a few years now, I’ve kept this blog. Sometimes it has been months before I posted anything. Sometimes I’ve been very faithful or had a lot to say (I guess) and posted almost daily. Most of the time I have posted once or twice a week. On rare occasions I’ve even posted twice a… Continue reading Learning about the Blog
I’m not normally one who allows myself to be pinned down when it comes to my art. I’m a rambler. I paint when the mood hits me. I move from project to project and from medium to medium. Today I may pull out the oils, tomorrow I might sit and do a little spinning. I… Continue reading The boob tube