• Artwork,  Local History,  Painting Series

    Portrait Series: John W. Jones

    John W Jones blog cover

    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…

  • 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,  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 last…

  • Artwork,  Local History,  Painting Series

    Portrait Series: John W. Jones

    John W Jones blog cover

    Recently I started to research different time periods throughout history that had ties to important movements in Black history and the role of Elmira (my current town) in each of them.   One of the first time periods I decided to dig into was the Abolition Movement of the 1830’s to…