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Artsy Happenings Exhibitions

Showing! Pop-Up at Seattle Art Source

September has been a super busy month, ya’ll!  My work has been poppin’ up from New Hampshire to Seattle, but this coming weekend, it’s an actual POP-UP! Friday & Saturday, September 22nd & 23rd, there will be a one-time…

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Artsy Happenings

Opening! Enormous Tiny Art #21

Over the last few months, I’ve been working on some new SCINTILLA paintings, just in time to be included in the Enormous Tiny Art Show #21 opening this Friday, March 3rd at Nahcotta Gallery in Portsmouth, NH! scintilla 14,…

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Artsy Reads

Reading. Through The Flower.

It’s been a bit since I’ve shared what I’m reading with you!  I just finished Judy Chicago’s Through The Flower and wanted to share some quick thoughts I took from her early experiences as a female artist. If you…

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My Paintings Process

Practice. #watercolorsandcoffee

They say practice makes perfect, right?  Last year’s #100littleartworks project brought me not only a love of watercolors but also to the appreciation for daily creativity, even on the busiest of days.  At the end of last year, I…

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My Paintings

Review.

It’s that time of year for reflecting on the past twelve months.  2016 had it’s troubles for sure, but it was my most creatively productive year yet– a trend I plan to continue into the next!  acrylic paintings completed…

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Artsy Happenings Exhibitions My Paintings

Scintilla.

If you’re following along with me on Instagram, you may have seen a new series of tiny paintings I’ve been creating, SCINTILLA. These 4″ square works on deep cradled wood panel began as an exercise to fill the time…

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My Paintings Process VENTERS series

Defining Venters. The Palette.

Each season, in each place, has its own palette and I find that each informs my work, wherever I happen to be.  We’ve spent our spring and summer on the Puget Sound where I’ve been soaking up the way…

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My Paintings VENTERS series

True. Artistic Identity.

Soft, moody.  Bold & brushy.  Which am I? Once, in a job interview, I was asked what my favorite fashion brand was.  I told the interviewer, I would love to be a Free People girl.  But I think I’m…

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My Paintings Process

Practice. The 100 Day Project.

I’ve never been good at keeping a sketchbook, or even painting daily unless I can block off a few studio hours to really paint.  So the idea of creating something every day for 100 days was intimidating, but the…

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My Paintings VENTERS series

New. Venters.

As I was finishing up the work for my LATITUDE show, my mind was already overflowing with ideas for my next body of work.  But I was having a hard time narrowing my scope.  Then my hubby and I…