• Art Event

    December Events

    Lots of things happening in December!  I’ve been busy with gallery runs this past week – I’m excited to have so many things going on in so many different places.  I hope you get a moment to visit.   Would you like to stay in the loop about my 2023 calendar? …

  • Art Tip

    Artist Trick for Finding Colors (Revisited)

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    Swatching your colors.  I thought this post would be a great one to visit again.  Having a key for how my paints interact has been really helpful with colors like red and yellow that I don’t work with as often.   I finally listened to a piece of art advice that…

  • Art Event

    November Events

    Happy Halloween!  I’m not sure where October went, but November will be here tomorrow.  Thank you to everyone who followed along with Catober this past month!  I’ll have an update soon with the last of the drawings.  Heading into November this is where you can find my art. (Updated Nov…

  • Adventures,  Life

    6 Favorite Autumn Spots That Inspire

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    The leaves are starting to turn beautiful colors in the area!  Here’s a look back at some of my favorite spots to enjoy the changing leaves.  Do you have a favorite place? If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, you’ve likely noticed the trees have been turning beautiful colors this past…

  • Art Event

    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…

  • Art Event

    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…

  • Art Event

    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…

  • Art Event

    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…