Glamorous

Being an artist is glamorous….not. I have met many people over the years that tell me that they are truly fascinated with my being an artist.  It is outside of their wheelhouse to think about someone creating something beautiful and meaningful for clients every...

The Princess and the Pea

I have had this book since I was very little… I can’t quite remember now who gave it to me, but it is one of those things that has followed me around from house to house and from age to age. I remember seeing it when I was a kid and then having it on my...

French to English

Recently a few people had reached out to me to say they loved my recent article in a new Pastel magazine, “The Art of Pastel.” After a few of these notices I was really confused. A recent article I wrote? So I did some research and found that an article I...

A Red Painting

One of my favorite paintings is the “Venetian Interior” by John Singer Sargent. It is part of the permanent collection at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. Since I live only 20 minutes away I get to visit the original any time I want. So cool. A...

Blue and Yellow

These are the colors I am thinking about this week… More stories are coming out of Ukraine showing people losing their homes, their lives, being hanged and raped in their own country and women and children running to safety- all for no coherent reason other than greed...