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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  The first day of spring was more like the last day of winter, but today (the second day) brought all the light and hope of spring. I am working on cloud studies.

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This was  a surprise to me. I was doing some art business online today and came across this on the Washington Project for the Arts (WPA) site. Who knew? SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE—MEET A MEMBER!      

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I redesigned my website. I think it is much nicer. Check it out! I am moving my blog to this site. For those of you that followed my old site, I hope you will follow me here.  

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An Extraordinary Art and Artisan Exhibit Featuring more than 40 artists and artisans November 1 – December 24, 2015 Every Sunday Artist Reception • 3–5 pm First Friday Nov. 6 & Dec. 4 • 6–8:30 pm Gallery hours: Mon-Sat 10–6 pm; Sun 1–5 pm CarpeDiem Gallery 525 Meade Ave. Charlottesville, VA 434.987.4272

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Still being Still Paintings by Mary Michaela Murray HotCakes – Barracks Road Shopping Center October 28 – November 28 Artist Reception, November 8th, 4–6 pm  

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