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Art Reflection Questions

I was recently listening to the Art Juice Podcast and the episode was titled “Is your personality in your art?” It’s a great episode over all but at about the…

“On Paper” and the magic of a museum show

One of my books is currently on display at the Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center! They have been doing an outstanding job on their Instagram account showcasing the works in this exhibit.

Be gentle with us 2021

This year was a hot mess. I know you are well aware but when I look back on my 2020 plans I made in 2019, I have to remind myself…

My activism and my art

Some version of this post has been rolling around in my head for a while now. I’ve struggled with how to articulate what I need to say. The deep things…

Why do I art journal?

A friend asked me this question on Facebook last week and I loved it so much I wanted to share it, and my response (which I’ve expanded with pics and…

Birthday Week Inspirations

It’s my birthday week! Turing 48 has me feeling some big feels. Looking toward 50 is both daunting and liberating. Daunting because where the heck did the past 25 years…

It’s Monday. Again.

Need a little visual inspiration to get you going today? Here’s a selection of PINK things I’ve curated from my Instagram feed for you… View this post on Instagram Makin’…

Monday Inspo 2

Last week I posted some uplifting pieces of art and I got a lot of positive feedback so I decided to do it again. I always think I don’t do…

Everything is a lot right now

Everything is a lot right now. I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days. Everything is a lot and it’s happening all at once. What can we do?…

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…

Rest Art Journal Spread

Working in my art journal today. I decided to take on this tweet from the Nap Ministry. Rest is a beautiful resistance. It disrupts the lie that we aren’t doing…