Boots on the Ground

Boots on the Ground

Revisiting my Shoe Portrait Series for an upcoming exhibition at The Pegge Hopper Gallery titled Art & Soul, a celebration of art and shoes. Combat Ready 2 is one of two small paintings that I will ship off to Honolulu for the February show. Originally, I was commissioned to paint a Shoe Portrait of an old pair […]

Deep Seascape in My Drawers

Deep Seascape in My Drawers

Something shiny, blue and full of texture in My Drawers! Deep Seascape is a swirling collage of movement and energy full of color, pattern, netting and small shiny mirrors (from old curtains!) It’s the way I roll- my love of water, found materials and pieces of my life bring my dreams to life. Sharing stories […]

Brilliant Resilience in My Drawers

Brilliant Resilience in My Drawers

Today’s post from What’s in My Drawers is a post election response to the state of affairs we are facing as a nation, and in the world at large. Koi fish have a powerful and energetic life force, demonstrated by their ability to swim against currents and even travel upstream. In the winter, when the temperature drops, […]

Come Hither in My Drawers

Come Hither in My Drawers

What’s in My Drawers is back! Now through the end of the month I will be posting work from my flat files- or walls, many which have never been exhibited before. Starting with…Come Hither. Painting orchids is as alluring as having them grace your home. Sultry, sexy and exotic they bring up thoughts of tropical places and sensual […]

Evolving into Place

Evolving into Place

As with most of my work, the Net sculptures are an intuitive or visceral response to an emotional state or experience. The first of the small sculptures made of wire, paper pulp and encaustic came into being after we moved from New Jersey to Pennsylvania several years ago, inspired by a dream about butterfly nets. They […]

Under the Influence in Jersey City

Under the Influence in Jersey City

Recently I rediscovered a small book gifted to me many years ago. Page after page, the catalogue is an eruption of color in splotches and patterns on vessels that barely contain, yet seem to embody forces of nature…. “Artists get inspiration from the entirety of the universe — from every-day objects to profound philosophies. The […]

Stop By This Saturday- 9.24.16

Stop By This Saturday- 9.24.16

Saturday, September 24, 2016 is our 4th Annual Open House Studio Party. 5-9 pm Sure, I know you’re busy. You probably have a million things going on, we all do. But that’s the beauty of an Open Studio House Party- You can stop by before you head out – or after, or stay the whole time. Bring a friend, […]

A Goddess in Need of a Name

A Goddess in Need of a Name

She is a Goddess, a hunter, a gatherer, and a vessel. The sum of many parts, she is a nest of stories, pieces that hold mysteries of their own, finding a way to weave together a sacred place. As we all do each day. Perhaps she is a portrait of our authentic selves, our inner network of […]

Painting by the Pond 2016

Painting by the Pond 2016

Day #3 of Painting by the Pond 2016. This week long summer workshop, now in its 3rd year has our largest group to date with returning painters who have worked with me before, as well as new people with varying levels of experience in front of an easel. I enjoy working with such a range of styles and experience. My […]

Be it Ever So Humble

Posted by on Jul 2, 2016 in Painting, Paintings, Travel | 2 Comments
Be it Ever So Humble

Home. Whether we have lived in a place for generations, or, are just passing through. Home as a place of comfort, safety and security, is a basic human need. The desire to understand this need and to find our interconnectedness through memory, place, history is always at the heart of my work, and my adventures. As I […]