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You can see my work at the Phoenix Gallery

One of my favorite towns in the US is Lawrence, KS. It’s one of those places that has always just felt like home. It has an open minded culture and no one looks at me strange for wearing my paint … Continue reading

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I’m so excited I might pee my pants!!

Ok, maybe not pee my pants, but I’m beyond excited!! I just received notice that I was chosen for an artist residency in Bali!!! This is a serious dream come true. I just keep thinking about this crazy artistic life … 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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When a vision becomes reality

Several years ago I had a vision. I thought, ‘wouldn’t it be cool to wear my own artwork’. The more I thought about it, the more I liked the idea. I researched companies that could print my artwork onto fabric. … Continue reading

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Sometimes you lose sight

I recently read the book “Year of Yes”. If you haven’t read it, seriously, go read it. I avoided it for a long time because I kept thinking, ‘I don’t need another book on how to to say Yes more. … Continue reading

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Painting with the Bambinos

I sat painting in the shade. It’s exactly as an artist residency should be. Inspired by the other artists working around me, I sipped my coffee, and painted little sketches that I had done throughout the week. There was to … 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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I’m off to do important things

Do important things: don’t cause harm but leave it in a better state. Continue reading

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Cow Town

It has been a crazy summer and fall. I did a whirlwind of art festivals and shows. I have set up regular hours in my art studio inside the InterUrban Art House in downtown Overland Park, finished up several commission … Continue reading

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