• Art Event

    July Events

    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…

  • Adventures,  Local History

    Clemens & the Pen

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    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…

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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…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 12

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    I made it through the 100 Day Project!  Let’s take a look at days 94 through 100!  If you’re not familiar with the 100 Day Project or want to take a look at the previous days, check out my recent blog posts.  I also added a link to part one…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 11

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    We’re going into the last week of the 100 Day Project now!  Have you been following along?  Here’s what I worked on for days 88 through 93 of the 100 Day Project.  If you’re not familiar with the 100 Day Project or want to take a look at the previous…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 10

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    Have you been enjoying the warm weather lately?  I’ve been spending a lot of time (maybe too much time) outside gardening this past week, but I still got in my daily art.  Here’s what I worked on for days 81 through 87 of the 100 Day Project.  If you’re not…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 9

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    It’s been a little bit since the last update, but I’ve been hard at work spending time each day in the studio.  Here’s what I’ve worked on for days 62 through 80 of the 100 Day Project.  If you’re not familiar with the 100 Day Project or want to take…

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    May Events

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    May feels like a slower month compared to last month, but I have exciting things in the works for the summer.  Here’s what I have going on for May! Member Show | March 4 – May 28 On view:  Just Resting, ink drawing Rock Collection, ink drawing Community Arts of…