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  1. An Extended Look

    02 May 2017

    Practice makes better. That phrase gets me through the painting phase when each part of the painting doesn’t work and I’m totally frustrated. Each mark I make is a learning experience, and I know I can always paint over it. I figure by painting many portraits from photos I will…


  2. Project Trip: Montauk NY Dusk/Dawn

    10 Oct 2016

    I was fortunate to visit Montauk NY to research for the series I’m currently working on: Dusk/Dawn.  Montauk is on the eastern tip of Long Island NY and is very pleasant in October.  The temperature is mild, the beaches are empty, and the plant-life is still in bloom Sketch from…


  3. On Becoming a Painter pt 2

    11 Sep 2016

    I’ve been developing plans for a painting career, and in the process, I realize my life has changed since I’ve become a painter.  And I’m loving it.  Here’s just a few ways Visibility.  Sharing the artwork and the process via social media, struggles included.  I’ve relished in the community…


  4. My First Three

    01 Sep 2016

    My first three juried shows opened me up to a whole new world of engagement within the arts.  In college, I was an art history major, not an artist.  I loved history and sociology and literature, and also sewing quilts, creating collages, and painting.  I never introduced myself as an…


  5. Studio

    28 Aug 2016

    It’s got a south facing window, a large closet, a sink in the next room- and it’s all mine.   I love having a studio to call my own! current fav position From a few months ago when I painted with long hair and studio lighting. When I paint, all I…


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