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    October Events

    It’s almost spooky month!  We’re going into the last few days of the September shows so if you haven’t gotten out to Cloud Croft Studios it’s your last chance.  Two shows continue on in October as well as it being ink month.  Also my Little Pumpkin Collection will be available…

  • Artwork

    Little Pumpkins (Work in Progress)

    I’ve been painting these little pumpkins lately and I just couldn’t wait any longer to share them with you!  So far there’s a purple one that reminds me of Cinderella, a jack o’lantern, a teal one, and the newest one is this pretty brown one.   I might do a few…

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    September Events

    Happy September!  I’m excited to share that I was invited to exhibit on an ongoing basis at Vines of New York Art Gallery!  If you find yourself near Geneva, New York this fall please stop by and check out this beautiful venue!   It’s a busy month with art shows.  You…

  • Artwork

    Current Work in Progress

    I’ve been in a painting mood the past few days so today’s planned topic didn’t happen over the weekend.  So instead, I’ll give you a peek at what I’m currently working on.   There’s also a timelapse video of part of the earlier process.  (It’s a bit long even at super…

  • Artwork

    Sketchy Trees Update

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    Six months later, I’m still drawing Sketchy Trees!  I thought it would be a good time to look back at all of the drawings that I’ve completed in this series so far.  I haven’t reached the end of the series yet, so you can look forward to more drawings to…

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    August Events

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    Can you believe July is done already??  Thank you to everyone who took the time to visit my solo exhibit at Vines of New York Art Gallery last month in Geneva!  It was exciting to see my Sketchy Tree series all displayed together and some of them even found new…

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    July Events

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    Can you believe it’s almost July already??  I just dropped off my artwork for my solo show at Vines of NY yesterday!  I’m so excited to see how everything will come together in the space!  The work is a good representation of the ink work that I’ve been doing this…

  • Artwork,  Local History,  Painting Series

    Portrait Series: John W. Jones

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    I’m currently focusing on getting everything ready for my upcoming show in Geneva, so for today’s blog post I’m sharing one from a couple years ago for you to enjoy.  In it I explore the ties that Elmira has to the Underground Railroad and some of the key leaders of…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Conclusion

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    The 100 Day Project ended in May, but I wanted to take one last look at the project to show all the different pieces of art that I completed during the timespan of 100 days.  If you’d like to look at the blog recaps from the beginning, there’s a link…

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    June Events

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    It’s June already and summer is just around the corner!  I really have been enjoying the warmer weather, watching the flowers bloom, and seeing my seedlings pop up in the garden.  Exciting things are coming this summer art wise – I have a solo exhibition in July!  Most of my…