Butterfly Kisses Workshop at 798 ICAF in Beijing

Butterfly Kisses Workshop at 798 ICAF in Beijing

The opportunity to be a part of 798 ICAF the international children’s art festival in Beijing came up quickly. In July, I was contacted by someone involved in the festival who found me through Instagram. Two months later, my cousin Ellen McVicker and I were on planes heading to China to share our book Butterfly Kisses […]

Global Friendships and the Adventure Continues

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in drawings, Home/Studio, Inspiration, Travel | 4 Comments
Global Friendships and the Adventure Continues

Drawing yesterday in my studio Garbiñe, our visiting guest from Basque Country of Spain watched me thoughtfully. Interested in language, she speaks three fluently, is proficient in others and will study philology in college this year. Taking her various places in the area with family and friends introduces her to the area, invites us to discover our environs with new eyes, and helps […]

Sand Art

Sand Art

Laurette Kovary is a New York based artist who is currently living in Abu Dhabi. In 2014, she followed her husband Chris, an architect to this cosmopolitan capital of the United Arab Emirates. Laurette, Chris and I go way back to our days at Pratt where we all first met. Following Laurette’s wonderful photos on her Facebook […]

Tuning in to Synchronicity

Tuning in to Synchronicity

Throughout my practice as an artist there is a thread that winds and flows through my work. This line connects the experiences, stories, materials, and places that inform and inspire the work to the elements within each piece as well.  Water, koi, birds, vessels, and nets are present and intertwined as I examine what we find, hold on […]

Life is Not a Spectator Sport- Some Travel Tips

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Travel | 2 Comments
Life is Not a Spectator Sport- Some Travel Tips

Taking a break from my busy summer to check in. I have been painting, teaching, and traveling the past few months. My family and I have been to wonderful places and shared some great experiences, but let’s be honest.  Mama Panda at the San Diego Zoo Traveling can be challenging and not with out its […]