cleaning the studio...

...and other adventures in art

freehand: a drawing show

I am excited to be a part of this beautiful exhibition.  We have a reception this Sunday, May 17, from 4:30-6:30.  Please join us!

mother’s day

Because today is mother’s day, I’ll post photos of some of the pieces recently completed or in progress in my studio right now. I’m still working on images of babies and children, as I did last year with this encaustic series, In Memory of Childhood....

faces

In my last blog post, I hinted that I might paint some faces, and I have indeed done so.  I’m not so interested in painting faces on the large-scale figure paintings because a face grabs all the attention. But I am certainly interested in faces, so here’s...

heron double-take

Although I’ve been spending most of my time on the large figurative paintings,  I am still working with bird imagery and other pieces based on the natural world. I just finished this drawing, Heron Double-Take. Thank you, Susana Arias for this LARGE sheet of...

number twelve

With Open Studios a month away, this is probably the last of the big paintings that I will complete for the time being.  This painting went through the most drastic changes of any of this series. It hung on my wall for several months in a very different iteration,...