Yesterday was the Northern Neck Artisan Trail Second Saturday on-going event in which, as a member of the Artisan Trail I agree to be home and have my doors open for visitors. This year I’m going to try and have some sort of planned activity or lesson going on while I’m open. Next month I… Continue reading Visitors, Cats and Snow
I have decided that the female cardinal is finished. It is a companion piece to the male cardinal head and shoulders piece I completed about a week ago.
The Stewart Gallery on Main Street in Gloucester, hosted a lovely artist reception yesterday evening for their “Little Gems” Show. And here I am with my seven little bird paintings:
Kauffman Studios has been on the Northern Neck Artisan Trail for nearly a year. In the coming year I hope to become a juried member of the Trail System. I learned yesterday evening during a meet and greet of the Northern Neck (NNK) Artisan Trail members at Good Luck Winery, that it is possible for… Continue reading Northern Neck Artisan Trail
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
I’m super excited and very honored to have six of my little 6×6 bird paintings selected for the Stewart Gallery “Little Gem’s” Show. The Stewart Gallery is located at 6655 Main Street in Gloucester, VA and this show will feature several artists from November 21st until December 29th. All the paintings in the show are… Continue reading Little Gems Show
I currently have put three paintings in the RAL Art Center where I rent a little wall space. RAL Art Center on Main Street in Kilmarnock, VA is one of those special places that supports local artists by allowing us to have the option to display our work for sale.\ Locally, there are almost no… Continue reading RAL Art Center now…
Mr. & Mrs. Bluebird now have a new home and are flying off to Yuma, Arizona tomorrow!
I’m taking an on-line course that (if I do the work necessary) should result in finding additional venues from which to market my art. The first week was about setting some goals and figuring out how I view my art. I really do see it as an extra source of income to supplement my retirement… Continue reading Learning and Stretching
I love doing my volunteer time as the Day Manager at the RAL Art Center. I really do. It gives me a unique opportunity to interact with folks who come in off the street who want to see quality art. I enjoy the interaction and trying to help art lovers find just the right piece… Continue reading When Folks Love the Painting But Don’t Take it Home…