Firenze VIII in My Drawers

Firenze VIII in My Drawers

Post #6 of What’s in My Drawers- Firenze VIII. A dream come true for an artist early in her career, 3 weeks studying printmaking in Florence, Italy.  Countless hours exploring the museums and streets of the center of the Italian Renaissance, it was there at the Uffizi Museum, I saw Botticelli’s famous painting, Birth of Venus which is […]

Roots and Wings in My Drawers

Roots and Wings in My Drawers

Post #5 for What’s in My Drawers 2016. Roots and Wings. Two (of many!) things we need to give our kids as parents, teachers, community and family members. This large mixed media print with collage is a reminder of when things may have been simpler; taking care of our kids basic needs but also, looking into […]

Chrysalis 2 in My Drawers

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Chrysalis 2 in My Drawers

In my art, as in my life, I wear my heart on my sleeve and use my work to examine and share my story. This small print is a line etching with aquatint for the rich tonal areas, and gold embossed rubber stamp. Recovering from a bilateral mastectomy, I felt tight, and raw, but I gave […]

Flower Market in My Drawers

Flower Market in My Drawers

  It may be December but it feels like May here in the Delaware Valley. Record setting temperatures for this month is a good reason as any to share a mixed media drawing I created on site at the Wilmington Flower Market Spring 2015. Rides, dogs, food trucks, vendors, entertainment, and of course, flowers, makes the annual 3 […]

Remains to be Seen in My Drawers

Remains to be Seen in My Drawers

“I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have found my strength.”  Author Alex Elle.  

One in Eight in My Drawers

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One in Eight in My Drawers

“I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.” Carl Gustave Jung One in Eight is an exploration of the opportunity following a breast cancer diagnosis and surgery, to become stronger, more resilient and to celebrate the journey- wherever it takes us.

Time Check in My Drawers

Time Check in My Drawers

Crows are intelligent, and resourceful. They are cooperative breeders which means they also stay close to the place they were born and help raise the young. They build their nests high above the ground with twigs, branches, cloth, hair- or whatever they can find. This series was a response to returning to the east coast […]

Art and Love

Art and Love

Two hearts that played on distant shores Content though they were, they wanted more These two lines are from a poem that my husband Scott wrote to celebrate our marriage. Titled Pure Love, it tells the story of our long distant love affair that began 22 years ago as a blind date. Printed with letterpress onto handmade paper and […]

Whirlwind day of art in Chelsea, NYC

Whirlwind day of art in Chelsea, NYC

Took a day trip to New York City last week to meet Deb Nehmad my good friend from graduate school who currently has a solo exhibition at the Kim Foster Gallery in Chelsea.  with Deb Nehmad at Kim Foster Gallery in New York City. Deb’s work looks great. Her large scale paper pieces are burned, […]

Big Orange, Little Blue – in My Drawers

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Prints, What's in My Drawers | No Comments
Big Orange, Little Blue – in My Drawers

Day #15 of What’s in My Drawers. Almost winter here, but I know that my koi are safe and sound hibernating beneath the surface. (especially with the net on the pond to keep the blue heron out!)