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Friday, May 4, 2018


Check out the latest studio and exhibition updates on Patreon!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hudson Valley Art Association

Upcoming exhibition with the Hudson Valley Art Association. Read all about it on Patreon.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

New Patreon Post

I have a new post up on Patreon all about some pieces in an upcoming exhibition at the i.d.e.a. Museum in Mesa, Arizona.  Read all about it.

Friday, March 30, 2018


The thing they don't tell you about being an artist is that your greatest creative endeavors are going to be in the budget.  Okay, okay, perhaps they did tell me that, just not in so many words... I believe my grandmother's exact ones were "you're going to be poor and miserable."  I stubbornly refused to listen, at any rate.  And as professions go, I'm pretty sure art chooses the artist, and not the other way around, so I never stood a chance.  And at best, my grandmother was only half right--and I'd add an emphatic "SO FAR" to the her claim anyway.  But all of this is just leading up to the current realm of creative exploration happening in the studio: diversified income.  I've put together a Patreon page, which is a wonderful resource for creative-types, allowing followers to essentially subscribe to an artist's work.  I'll be moving most of my blog posts over that-a-way, for those who'd like the follow.  I'll also be offering some fun perks, like postcards (who doesn't love snail mail?) prints and other goodies.  I figure if people are willing to shell out for a box of loot (cookies, yoga stuff, yarn, makeup, guy stuff [sorry, I didn't know what's in that one, the advertisers have clearly pegged me as the lady-type], etc.) to be mailed to them every month, a postcard-with-cool-art-on-it subscription should go over pretty well :)  We'll see.  I'll also be offering some on-line critiques.  So, please, when you have a moment, mosey on over to my new endeavor and take a look:

Thanks for following me here!  It's been great :)

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Artists Network Excitement

I've been so crazy busy moving and post-moving (unpacking, settling in, setting up the studio, etc) that I forgot I had been selected as Artist of the Month for November by Artists Magazine--which means there's a lovely write-up about Sebbie and me on the Artists Network website. We're both honored. 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Adventures in Life, oh my.

I have been lax in updating my blog, and I know it. Life happened. As of my last posting, I was happily living outside of Boston, dreaming of escaping to the country, and somewhere between then and now, the impossible happened: I bought a house and studio in the country and moved two states away to try a new version of life. So here I am in rural Maine, trying to get my studio up and running, or at least up and limping, but mostly fighting with flat packed furniture and sighing at the pile of boxes currently hiding all my belongings from me. The studio is a mess--I'll post pictures eventually, but at the moment the only thing about it that says "studio" is the easel in the corner, so they'll have to wait. In the mean time, of course, the art world keeps moving. Sebbie and I got a lovely write up in American Art Collector's November issue: don't miss Sebbie along with work by Simon Balyon at Lotton Gallery in Chicago this November.  

Also, Sebbie's headed out to Anderson Fine Art Gallery in St Simons Island, Georgia for the Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition opening November 17th.

And "Catharsis" is making an appearance at the American Women Artists' National Exhibition in Tucson Arizona at the Tucson Desert Art Museum, on view now. And while we're on the subject, American Women Artists have elevated me to Signature status, which means more opportunities to show with them; I'm honored. 

And, incase you were wondering, you can find me teaching at the Art Loft in Rockland, Maine: come take a class and tell your friends.

Well, that's all for now, but I should have more exciting news soon. Wish me luck in my crazy new adventures.