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Sales & Participation

If my world mirrored my imagination, I would have the energy and motivation to paint daily, at least half of my paintings would sell (if not more), I would be represented by what I call “full service galleries” and I would travel around the country with no worries about finances but still somehow keep my… Continue reading Sales & Participation

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All Our Vulnerabilities

Well, it’s getting interesting out there. As COVID-19 is spreading rapidly across the U.S. and the stock market is eating itself alive, a lot of artists, including me, are standing back in shock. For many, we are just beginning to get our feet under us again in a serious way following the financial debacle of… Continue reading All Our Vulnerabilities

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Paintings Going Up In the Gallery

I delivered my paintings for the Colonial Williamsburg People and Places show at the Stewart Gallery today. I hung around long enough to take a couple of photos as the gals there were deciding where and how to hang them all. Can’t wait until Friday evening to see the whole show. Bob Carlson has some amazing… Continue reading Paintings Going Up In the Gallery

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Stewart Gallery in May!

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!

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Challenges We Give Ourselves

Lucky me, I’m having surgery on my neck soon. Over the last five years or so I’ve been having difficulty from pinched nerves and bulging discs and degenerative junk in my neck. I’ve run through all the hoops, large and small, that the insurance company wanted to try before we finally landed at the orthopedic… Continue reading Challenges We Give Ourselves

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7th Annual Art Speaks Juried Exhibition

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