“Pondering” has been accepted into Embracing Art : A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in Decatur, AL. The show will be March 14 – April 22.About the show Embracing Art : A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists was the inaugural exhibition at the Carnegie Visual […]
I love my colored pencils. They’re not messy. The colors are amazing. And I love that I can be super detailed in my work. BUT – I miss the abstraction I achieved with acrylics. I feel that “photo realism”, while amazing, is just not me. I’m more emotional, silly, some might even say scatterbrained. And I like […]
People seem to be intrigued about my drawing process, so here are some photos of the clouded leopard I finished recently. I’m using Prismacolor Premier colored pencils on Canson Mi-Teintes pastel paper.
“Sunshine” received a Special Merit award in Light Space Time’s All Women competition! “I Spy” was also included in the online exhibit. There were 890 entries from all over the world. What a great way to start the new year!
Yes, I’m participating in Small Business Saturday! I will have special sales in my studio all week. Thank you for shopping small and shopping local. Your support helps me do what I love to do! Friday, November 25: $5 off in-stock and custom order hand-painted/hand-drawn ornaments ordered that day Saturday, November 26: 10% all items […]
I’m getting ready for Monte Sano and River Clay! These are new painted penny tile designs that will be available. Each one is hand-painted on a tile, baked, and then coated with poly. A ribbon or leather cord is included for $10 plus tax. These will also be available in my etsy store.
Once again I’ll be at River Clay Fine Arts Festival in historic downtown Decatur, AL! Scheduled for September 24 – 25, 2016, the festival will feature artists from North Alabama, the Southeast region and across the country. Experience Downtown Decatur as we celebrate the visual arts in all its forms. Held on the 4th weekend in September […]
The Monte Sano Art Festival will be back on Monte Sano Mountain the third weekend of September 2016 and I’ll be there. This year the festival expanded to two days for the first time in the festival’s history. Monte Sano Art Festival will be held September 17 & 18, 2016. The Monte Sano Art Festival […]
“Warm Breeze” was awarded a Special Recognition in Light Space & Time’s “Nature” Art Exhibition. The gallery received 814 entries from 25 different countries from around the world, including Argentina, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Romania, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, […]
“Determined” was awarded a Special Merit in Light Space & Time’s “Animals” Art Exhibition. This art competition and the submission process and competition for the artists began in April 2016 and concluded on May 27, 2016. The gallery received 900 entries from 24 different countries from around the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, […]
“Cuddle Close” was awarded a Special Merit in Light Space & Time’s “Botanical” Art Exhibition. The art competition and the submission process for the artists began in March 2016 and concluded on April 26, 2016. The gallery received 764 entries from 20 different countries from around the world, including Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Columbia, Croatia, Egypt, […]
I am so excited to be the featured artist in the spring issue of the Strathmore Artist Newsletter. You can download the newsletter here or visit their site for all the current and past issues.I was able to write about my process and my art, which is never an easy task. Hopefully you’ll gain some […]
“Timeless Memories” has been accepted into the Richeson75 Still Life and Floral online exhibition. You can view all the accepted pieces online.
Concerts on the Docks, classes, and new art!
“Catbird Seat” is part of the Louisiana State University’s International Exhibition on Animals in Art. The shows opens March 19. The International Exhibition on Animals in Art began in 1987. Two hundred and two (202) artists from 38 states , Israel and Canada submitted 381 entries for the show. Of those 381 entries, 74 are in the exhibition. […]
Private parties, classes, and American Advertising Award!