• Art Tip

    10 Tips for Taking on Big Projects

    The month of drawing challenges is upon us.  Whether you follow the official Inktober list, participate in one of the hundreds of other lists out there, or come up with your own thing, artists all over the world come together in the month of October to have fun and grow their skills.  If…

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    Artwork,  Painting Series

    Little Pumpkins

    Last year I painted this series of little pumpkins.  I still love them so much that I decided they deserved another blog post showing the collection.  Right now I have them displayed in my studio so I can enjoy them, but the originals are all available for sale in my new GoImagine shop…

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    Art Event,  Artwork,  Local History

    Clemens and the Pen

    This year was the fifth year I participated in the Clemens and the Pen artist retreat at Quarry Farm hosted by Community Arts of Elmira and the Center for Mark Twain Studies.  The event was the beginning of August and the weeks have gotten away from me, but I still wanted to share…

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    Art Event

    September 2023 Events

    Happy September!  Excited to share that two of my Sketchy Tree drawings were accepted into the 2023 Southern Tier Biennial coming up this month!  Also, I have three shows that are ending this month – be sure to find a time on your calendar if you’d like to visit them (September always flies…

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    Art Event

    August 2023 Events

    Happy August!  Here are the different places you can find my art in person this month.   2023 Juried Exhibition | August 8 – September 16 Arts Center of Yates County127 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY    Gallery Hours:(Website for hours & updates)Tuesday – Saturday 10am-5pm Opening Reception:Friday August 11th 5-7pm On view: Roots Run…

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    About Artist,  Life

    Inspiring Spring Flowers

    Each spring I love to watch the different flowers take their turns blooming.  It’s always a fun and slightly magical to see what comes up from the year before and how well the new seeds will do.   I always find myself inspired to create when the first flowers emerge.  I have several pieces…

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    Art Event

    July 2023 Events

    It’s July already!  Here are the different places you can find my art in person this month.  There’s also all sorts of other fun arts events, festivals, and activities going on every weekend in the region to look into.    6x6x2023 | May 12 – July 23 Annual fundraiser – all artwork is…

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    About Artist,  Artwork

    My Favorite Pieces

    I was asked this past week what I thought was my best piece of art or my favorite that I’ve done.  At first I joked that it was like being asked to pick my favorite children.  I spend so much time with each piece that it really is hard to pick just one…

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    Art Event

    June 2023 Events

    Happy June!  Here are the different places you can find my art in person this month.   6x6x2023 | May 12 – July 23 Annual fundraiser – all artwork is available for a $20 donation to RoCo Rochester Contemporary Art Center137 East Avenue, Rochester, NY    Gallery Hours:(Website for hours & updates) Global Online…

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    About Artist,  Artwork

    Art Update

    It’s been a little while since I’ve showed what I’ve been working on, so I thought this week (since I couldn’t find any birthdays) it’d be a perfect time to share some of the art I’ve finished lately. Here’s a picture of my studio assistant Precious helping with one of my recent drawings. …