Category Archives: art

Way Outside my Comfort Zone

When you 9 year old son comes home from school and says he wants a homemade costume for Halloween, you don’t tell him no. Especially when he starts justifying a homemade costume by telling you it will be “cooler” and … Continue reading

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Travel & Inspiration

Travel and art are two of my biggest passions. I’ve been fortunate enough to do a lot of traveling this year. So much so, I haven’t had as much time to work on all of the ideas and inspiration that … Continue reading

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Rules were meant to be broken

I have always had a sort of personal rule that when a painting is finished and I sign my name to it, I do not touch it again. I decided that this rule had to be broken. As I was … Continue reading

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Art Collaboration with my son

I was hoping that at my artist residency, I could work on a collaborative project with my son. I really had no idea what I would work on when I was there, but was hoping it would present itself. As … Continue reading

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Dreams Come True

I won! I won an artist residency in southern Italy. I have actually done this residency before 11 years ago. Something that made it really special this time is that I got to take my son. My son has been … Continue reading

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Oil Pastels

About a year ago, I received a big box of Sennelier oil pastels. As far as oil pastels go, this is about the best. They were created for Picasso. They are this creamy soft type crayon that blends in rich … Continue reading

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Trying new things

I have decided to challenge myself with doing things I have never done. Mostly, this involves working with materials that I’m completely unfamiliar with. This is not comfortable. I know though, that growth is never comfortable. I’m doing quiteof bit … Continue reading

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