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Full circle round

I was asked to hang my work and give an art talk at an office I worked at 11 years ago this week. It also happens to be my sons 10th birthday. The interesting part about all of this is … Continue reading

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6 Acceptance Letters

I have mentioned in past blog posts that I decided to start applying for things I didn’t have the nerve to apply before. I also applied for a lot of festivals I’ve never done, residencies that look interesting, and even … Continue reading

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Creating Opportunities

I once heard that if you weren’t being rejected, you weren’t reaching far enough. This has been stuck in my head for awhile. I realized this year that I rarely do anything that I think I have a chance at … Continue reading

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New York here I come

For several years I’ve been wondering about the New York Art Expo. It seems so shinyto a Kansas girl. Artists, galleries, New York…it can all be a little intimidating. Deep down, its some place I think I might want to … Continue reading

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I got my first rejection letter!

I read somewhere that if you’re not getting rejections you’re not reaching far enough. This has stuck with me. Probably because I avoid doing anything that leads to rejection. After letting this resonate with me for awhile, I have decided … Continue reading

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10 ways I’ve turned lemons into lemonade

Summer was a whirlwind of art festivals and shows. It may have been the busiest summer I’ve had. It was good because in all of the busy work I got some real focus on my direction and what I want … Continue reading

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The Countdown has Begun

I was accepted into the Westport Art Festival this year Sept 11-13th. I’m seriously busy in the studio doing lots of small study paintings and trying out some new ideas. It is quite the place of creative chaos right now. … Continue reading

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Freedom 58 Project

I’m participating in a project called the Freedom 58 Project. This organization sets out to fight slavery and human oppression through education, advocacy, and action. There are 30 million slaves in the world. 2 million women and children are trafficked … Continue reading

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So good, so fast

So many great things are happening, I need to actually write them down to process them. I have a full schedule coming up in the next few months so I thought I would share some of the things happening. I … Continue reading

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Taking on a new adventure

I declared this the year of “new’ and it so far 2015 is shaping up to be full of new experiences. One experience in particular, is something that has been on the back burner for a long time. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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