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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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