“I Stand with Her.” at Youngblood Art Studio | The Plains, VA

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  • On June 8, 2017
I am excited to take this show on the road to Youngblood Art Studio in The Plains, Virginia. Thank you Lilla Orhstrom and Dianne Beal for the invitation. Lilla Orhstrom and Dianne Beal invite you to an exhibition She is liberty. She is justice. She is freedom. I Stand with Her. July 5 – 30, […]
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I Stand with Her.

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  • On April 10, 2017
I Stand with Her is now hanging at McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, Virginia. I was so amazed by the turn out for the opening reception on Friday.
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I’m with her.

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  • On January 13, 2017
                Lady Liberty, oil on panel, 12 x 12 inches, 2017
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Can’taloupe

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  • On July 3, 2016
Can’taloupe, oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches Painting-a-Day #2 Before we married, my husband gave me a greeting card with a watercolor of a cantaloupe on the front with the words, “Can’t elope?” Inside punchline: “Well, then can we just fool around?” It tickled me. During that summer, I ate a lot of melons […]
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Ready, set, go

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  • On July 2, 2016
In 2012, I did a painting-a-day exercise to get the wheels of creativity rolling—one hundred days, one hundred paintings. Some paintings were successful, others not so much. I am ready to go at it again. I won’t make any promises as to how many days I will keep this up or guarantee that I will […]
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work in progress

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  • On April 20, 2016
I am not sure I have ever had as much fun painting. This is the first time I have had a painting studio—a place of my own where I feel so free to make messes, to embrace failure, to get out of the way of myself. I spent the first couple of months in the […]
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Back to basics

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  • On April 13, 2016
For the  past six months I have been beating myself up about being a still life painter. I tried hard to paint landscapes, to find a way to express the beauty I see in nature, but I was miserable and even worse my paintings were. There is something in the mass of things, and the […]
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