Getting Ready for my Lowe Mill Show

Posted on May 22, 2020 in Blog
Getting Ready for my Lowe Mill Show

Getting ready for an art show during a pandemic is something else. It is a place to magnify all of the uncertainties of the time and at the same time remind me what is most important. I spent the first few weeks not working on the show pieces. I was just trying to keep my […]

My 2018 #The100DayProject

Posted on Apr 17, 2018 in Blog
My 2018 #The100DayProject

The app Instagram is it’s own universe. Because it’s visual in nature, there are challenges and projects galore specifically geared to artists and makers of all kinds. The #The100DayProject is one such event. Some Backstory Before last year, I was in my fourth year of doing 365 day projects so I wasn’t really interested in […]

2017 Goals Recap

Posted on Dec 28, 2017 in Blog
2017 Goals Recap

Ahh, yes, the recap of the year that has past. It’s been one of the most amazing years for me artistically and professionally. I’m proud of the work I’ve done this year and thrilled at the opportunities that have come along. Here’s the original post if you need a refresher. I wanted to make cool […]

End of the Year Sale

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 in Blog
End of the Year Sale

Have you been thinking of buying one of my paintings and just haven’t gotten around to it yet? Well my friend, your procrastination has paid off! Now until December 31, 2017, all of my available paintings are 20% off. To see what’s available, click the home button on the left and then from the list […]

What’s Next?

Posted on Nov 30, 2017 in Blog

Each year during the week of Thanksgiving my husband’s family gathers at the beach. We walk in the water, play games, eat all the carbs, and watch as our children run feral for the week. It’s also a time when my thoughts turn to the next year of work. As I look back over 2017, […]

Weekly Recap: October 23-29, 2017

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in Blog
Weekly Recap: October 23-29, 2017

This week! This week is the week I checked off a long-term, lifetime achievement bucket list item. It was an amazing week. I tried to savor every moment of it and write some of it down. I am so thankful for what the week was and how much fun I had and all the people […]

Working in a Series

Posted on Oct 27, 2017 in Blog
Working in a Series

A few weeks ago I ran a giveaway on instagram. The giveaway entry fee was for people to tell me things they’d love to learn from me. I’ll admit it was a sneaky way for me to gather ideas to blog about. One of the things someone asked about was about working in series and […]

Hanging the Pieces of My Show

Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in Blog
Hanging the Pieces of My Show

Content Warning: This post deals with sexual assault. Skip it if you need to. On Monday, October 23, 2017, my mom and I rolled all 21 pieces of my show into Lowe Mill wrapped up in towels. It was overcast, and gusty, and misting slightly. I guess the weather was giving me well wishes to […]

Weekly Recap: October 9-15, 2017

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Blog
Weekly Recap: October 9-15, 2017

Monday, October 9 Working in my Season of Connections journal. Tuesday, October 10 I got new stencils which means breaking them in with spray paint! Wednesday, October 11 All those lines. All those connections. Thursday, October 12 Postcards! Friday, October 13 Connections has a hold on me this week. Thinking about a lot of different […]

Thoughts on Conversational Sexism

Posted on Oct 12, 2017 in Blog
Thoughts on Conversational Sexism

I talked about my upcoming show back in April and and then again in May with a photo update. In the April post, I dug into how this project got started and showed both the prototypes I worked on and the beginnings of what I have now. So if you want to read the initial […]

Weekly Recap: September 11-17, 2017

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 in Blog

I had a big week this week! I’m trying something a little different on Instagram in that I’m trying to post both in the mornings and in the afternoons. Seeing if that ups my reach at all. So I’ve been taking more photos to post. Monday, September 11 I made a flip through video of […]

Weekly Recap: August 21-27, 2017

Posted on Aug 28, 2017 in Blog

Monday, August 21 “I just said that.” Piece 10 of 18 from my show, Conversational Sexism. Tuesday, August 22 “What were you wearing?” Piece 15 of 18 from my show, Conversational Sexism. Wednesday, August 23 Giving them a coat of varnish. Thursday, August 24 Doing prep work for filming. Friday, August 25 Just playing with […]

Weekly Recap: July 31-August 6, 2017

Posted on Aug 7, 2017 in Blog

Monday, July 31 Love this new book by Jane Davies. Tuesday, August 1 Took a day off! Wednesday, August 2 Working from Jane’s book still. Thursday, August 3 Worked on framing things for the show! Friday, August 4 Made a journal out of old art. Saturday, August 5 Enjoyed working and hanging out with the […]

July 10-16, 2017

Posted on Jul 17, 2017 in Blog

Monday, July 10 Printing directly in my art journal with my gelli plate and it caused the old book page that’s on the left to tear apart. I made some repairs and kept going. Tuesday, July 11 I love black. It’s often my goto color. Really enjoyed this page based on Karen Gaunt’s free class […]

Weekly Recap: June 12-18, 2017

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 in Blog

Monday, June 12 Postcards and a tiny journal cover. Tuesday, June 13 I made a flip page so I could start from the other side of this journal. Wednesday, June 14 Sealing so I can keep working over the top of previously water soluble media. Thursday, June 15 Adding depth with matte medium. Friday, June […]

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