Wine Wednesday

Wine Wednesday

This painting of my studio kitty will be published in the Santa Maria Times this week. The Santa Maria Valley Humane Society is having a contest to see which cat and which dog will get the most $1 votes. "Tiny", aka as Wednesday, could be on the Pinot Noir label for...

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Tempo Tuesday

Tempo Tuesday

"New York, New York" debuted at ARTexpo, New York but SOLD at ART San Diego. No worries though, I have it available in giclee prints. Funny story...the man who bought the original was from the East Coast but now is a radio DJ in San Diego. He grew up with a family of...

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Music Monday

Music Monday

One of my studio shirts says, "KEEP CALM and Listen to the Dave Matthews Band". I just love the way Dave pulls words from his mindscape into a visual narrative. Many songs and lyrics inspire my work. "Go Back to Being Friends", acrylic gem (6"x 6"), has emotion and...

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Sunday Surprise

Sunday Surprise

Scenic Saturday was "Sky Lights" so today had to be "Night Lights". This acrylic gem (6"x 6") changed many times, meaning many decisions, before it reached this point. The sky in "Sky Lights" changed 3 times and this moon changed size over and over again. But I'm...

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Scenic Saturday

Scenic Saturday

The "Marine Layer" is in this morning and I just LOVE it. The FOG in the morning reminds me of where I use to live, Healdsburg, CA. It will clear and then the vineyards will sparkle and the sunset will be painted to amaze. This acrylic gem is titled "Sky Lights". Look...

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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday

I am so thankful for my amazing family and my faith. This is a special little painting...it's titled "Flowers for Donna". A long time ago, an artist friend gave me a bouquet of white flowers. There were carnations, roses, tulips, chrysanthemums, lilies...it was so...

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Wine Wednesday

Wine Wednesday

Cheers! "CELEBRATE" is about love, life, and enjoying time with friends and family. This 6"x 6" acrylic gem has a glowing heart on the wall with my signature checkerboard style. I'm going to my first Painter's Group get together on Sunday. It will be at the San Luis...

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Tempo Tuesday

Tempo Tuesday

This music stand always reminds me of Mr. Fairlee, our Orland, CA band teacher. I played the clarinet and our marching band traveled to play in parades. There is a stool in this one but I always remember Mr. Fairlee standing. He was a great inspiration to us all. This...

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Music Monday

Music Monday

It's Theme Week! I've been putting the hours in the studio and miles on my brushes. I'm getting new work ready for ART San Diego, October 10-13 and Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, Chelsea, New York City in November. This one, "Affair of the Heart", was selected for a...

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Art in America

Art in America

Big News! I am grateful, blessed and honored to be in the prestigious August 2019 issue of Art in America magazine. The New York gallery that represents me, Amsterdam Whitney International Fine Art, has chosen only 24 of their artists to be named in this coveted Guide...

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