Check out news of my current exhibits, photographs of my work in progress, a glimpse into my thoughts about my art & life, musings on the art world, snapshots of artwork of favorite artists from galleries and museums and more…

Opening at the Casa Grande Art Museum

What a great group of people to work with at the Casa Grande Art Museum—they really created a nice opening for me with catered food, drinks, music and the publicity to draw a crowd of people to the event—what could be better? Many thanks to the friends who made the...

What Happens When An Artist Has a Solo Show?

I'm excited to have a solo show, Painting Water, opening this Friday, January 6th from 5-7pm at the Casa Grande Art Museum in Casa Grande, AZ. It'll be up through January 28th and the space is open Wednesday-Saturday from 1-4pm. I often have students ask me how to get...

A New Calendar for the New Year!

This is the second year that I've produced a calendar of my paintings, perhaps the start of a brand new tradition. It contains the images of 14 paintings, all created in 2016. This keeps me on my toes since it means I need to make at least 14 paintings during the...

What’s Next? Newsletter & Mail Chimp

I'm finally back to normal in my studio after a wonderful experience at the Artisan Expo in Santa Fe where I taught a workshop and gave a demonstration on Dura-Lar with Golden Acrylics. Once back in my studio it was a massive job to clean-up and reorganize the masses...

Reflections, A New Name for My Blog on a Brand New Website

I'm delighted to have a brand new website—up to date, usable on all platforms including iPhone and tablets. And the big machines, too. My friend, artist and designer Patricia Sahertian created the website and taught me all about how to use it. Believe me, it took a...

Where Have My Paintings Gone?

Last week a friend stopped by my studio. She noticed that one of my painting racks was empty and asked me about it. Hmm...this caused me to think about the whereabouts of my paintings. Yes, I do keep track. In fact I have a system in which I track the history and...

New Paintings are Ready to Make a Trip to the Powell Museum in Page

I have a group of paintings that are ready to travel to Page—see 4 brand new never-before-been-posted paintings, below. I'm the Artist of the Month at the Powell Museum, with show opening on June 3 from 5-7pm.       We'll be dropping the paintings off at the end of...

A Race to the Finish Line—Will She Finish These Paintings?

Above is a snapshot of the 3 lurking paintings. Here it is, the Tuesday before the Oracle Artist Studio Tour and I am still painting. It's not that I don't have plenty of work to show, but my goal has been to complete a group of water paintings with Lake Powell as the...

Oracle Artist Studio Tour—April 16 & 17!

The Oracle Artist Studio Tour is coming up oh-so-soon, on April 16 & 17th from 10am-5pm each day. 44 artists will be showing their work at 17 locations. Studio #12 is my studio, shared for this event with Jim! Jim will be showing his new series of landscape...

Shortest Blog Post Ever or What I Got at Pei Wei

See above for what I got. Chowing down on Chinese food this weekend, on the way to an art opening at Etherton Gallery in downtown Tucson, I just couldn't wait until I was done eating to open my fortune cookie. I got more art in my life by going to see the excellent...