• Adventures,  Local History

    Clemens & the Pen

    Clemens & the Pen Blog Cover

    This past weekend was the Clemens and the Pen artist retreat at Quarry Farm in Elmira, New York and it was a beautiful day for it!  This was the fourth time that I’ve attended the event.  I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to spend an afternoon in such an…

  • Adventures,  Artwork

    4 Favorite Waterfalls to Visit in Winter

    4 favorite waterfalls to visit in winter blog cover

    If you’re in the northern part of the country, cold weather is likely here for a couple more months.  I generally like to hibernate inside for most of the winter and dream of warmer days, however sometimes it’s nice to get out of the house and experience a change of…

  • Adventures,  Artwork

    Quarry Farm Art

    Quarry Farm Art blog cover

    I took some WordPress seminars the other day and learned some new tricks – I’d love to have your feedback. I’m looking forward to playing around with some of the different things I learned. If there’s something you particularly liked (or didn’t) let me know. However, that’s not what this…

  • Adventures,  Artwork

    4 Favorite Waterfalls to Visit in Winter

    4 favorite waterfalls to visit in winter blog cover

    If you’re in the northern part of the country, cold weather is likely here for a couple more months.  I generally like to hibernate inside for most of the winter and dream of warmer days, however sometimes it’s nice to get out of the house and experience a change of…

  • Adventures,  Artwork,  Interactive Art Show

    A Look Inside My Art Process

    A Look Inside My Art Process interactive art post blog cover

    Today’s interactive blog takes us on a fieldtrip while looking at my artistic process!  Grab yourself a to-go cup of tea/coffee/wine and a favorite snack to enjoy while we explore.  This gallery is completely interactive – follow the prompts to explore the different areas.  Be sure to sign the guestbook…

  • Adventures,  Artwork,  Fun Fact Friday

    A Trip to Seneca Falls (Updated)

    River of Process painting in front of reference sculpture in Ludovico Sculpture Garden Seneca Falls NY

    My plans for the evening got derailed, so I’m switching gears for today’s blog post.  I’m re-sharing my adventure finding the Ludovico Sculpture Trail a couple years ago and then I’ve added the painting that was inspired by the trip at the end.  Enjoy! This weekend I went for a…

  • Adventures,  Life

    6 Favorite Autumn Spots That Inspire

    6 favorite autumn spots that inspire blog cover

      If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, you’ve likely noticed the trees have been turning beautiful colors this past month.  According to the NYS Fall foliage report this week the colors in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier region are at peak.  The next week or so may be your…

  • About Artist,  Adventures,  Artwork

    Palettes of Keuka: Part 1

    Palettes of Keuka part 1 blog cover

    Guess what’s happening today!?  I’m a little excited!  (If you couldn’t tell.)  Bidding for the Palettes of Keuka opens today!!  When I was invited to participate in Palettes of Keuka this year I was so excited!  In honor of the bidding starting for this event, I’m sharing what inspired my…