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2020 Calendar is Now Available Online!

In 2019 I continued working on my "Askew" paintings, a series of architectural details with a skewed perspective enhanced by my interpretations using invented color and pattern. I created 18 new paintings this year ranging in size from 10"x10" to 72"x72". This brings...

Creating a Very Large Painting—A Photo Essay

I started my "Askew" series several years ago as an experiment, using 10"x10" panels. Gradually I increased the size, each time wondering if my concept would hold up. It did and I continued to increase the size. Below I'm prepping 4-36"x36" panels which will become...

Total Studio Reorganization Brought On by Some Very Good News!

The Very Good News is going to remain a mystery to readers until it's officially announced by an undisclosed organization. This good news brought on a total redo of my studio in order to clear my head and proceed...One of the first things I did was to dispose of the...

2019 Askew Series Calendar

Over the past year, I've been focusing on a new series "Askew" paintings of architectural details with a skewed perspective and my interpretations of colors and patterns in the interior and exterior images. So far I have completed 52 paintings of varying sizes. The...

After the Painting is Finished…

I'm guessing lots of people have never given a second thought to what happens after a painting has been finished, both to the artist and to the painting. For me, finishing a painting is like finishing a book. If I'm happy with it—I have to set it aside and move on....

Me, Me, Me–From an Article in Voyage Phoenix Magazine

I've been writing a blog for a long time. Perhaps I've never properly introduced myself. Below are the answers to interview questions for an article for the online magazine Voyage Phoenix—which describe my life in the arts in a short summary... My first foray into art...

Finding the Bubble and Keeping It Inflated

Last week I was in Phoenix for several days, giving an artist talk during a reception for my show, Upstairs & Around the Corner at Balcony Gallery@London Gold in Scottsdale. Below is a photo of the talk, taken by my wonderful husband, photographer James Cowlin....

Juggling Everything

The life of this artist (and most artists) is a jumble of activities. In order to get my artwork out into public spaces and on the internet (in other words marketing my paintings), I spend my mornings on the computer researching and writing. An ongoing (for the past 5...