Hummingbird Sanctuary

Hummingbird Sanctuary

Hummingbird Sanctuary is a series of nine watercolor paintings. Eight paintings are of the male and female of different species collaged onto an abstract background, sized at 11×7.5”. The first in the series,  Hummingbird Sanctuary, Health and Help, features drawings of the eight species collaged onto a 30×22” abstract watercolor. (more…)

Spring Into Art Open Studio

Spring Into Art Open Studio

It’s no April Fool’s joke that Spring Into Art Open Studio is happening 21 days from now, on Earth Day. It’s been a challenge to keep my new series Hummingbird Sanctuary a secret until this time. (more…)

Studio Visit with Laura Poulette

Studio Visit with Laura Poulette

Why is it that I always forget to take photos at events like exhibits or in this case a meaningful studio visit with watercolor artist Laura Poulette. She came with her supplies and we set about painting together. (more…)

Unexpected Hiatus: Wind Storm Lessons

Unexpected Hiatus: Wind Storm Lessons

On March 3rd at 4:30 P.M., a ferocious wind storm arrived and blew out power for many in Kentucky. For us the outage was immediate. The power returned March 7, coincidentally both of our departed mother’s birthdays. We learned many lessons from what, for me, was an unexpected hiatus of fully living the artful life. (more…)

A Peak at Alexander’s Library Exhibit

A Peak at Alexander’s Library Exhibit

The first month of Alexander’s Library exhibit is flying by. Setting it up went smoothly because of great teamwork between gallery director, Doug Tattershall, my husband and I. In fact Greg said it was the easiest set up to date. (more…)

Celebrating Mid-Winter Studio Update 2023

Celebrating Mid-Winter Studio Update 2023

As we arrive at Imbolc, winter’s mid-season celebration, I encounter a realization about why this particular time is auspicious. Some of my most important family members celebrate their birthdays. In heaven my dad is ringing in 100 years; that rascal died on his birthday, just his style, (more…)

pleasant surprises come in emails sometimes

pleasant surprises come in emails sometimes

It’s the kind of message all artists long to receive in the inbox, especially if it originated from the contact form on their website: “I have your pencil drawing from the Daily Camera in 1971 on my wall. I’d like to send you a photo for your enjoyment. You sold it to me for $5.00 back then!”

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Alexander’s Library Exhibit

Alexander’s Library Exhibit

I am supper excited to present Alexander’s Library and the paintings from the Grace series at the Lexington Public Library, Eastside Branch in February – March. I am happy that this coincides with the first mid-season celebration of the year, Imbolc and Candlemas. (more…)