Category Archives: drawing

Learning To Fly

“Second star to the right and straight on til morning.” – J.M. Barrie One of my favorite books was Peter Pan. Then it came on television. I was fascinated and after seeing the movie, I would have dreams that I could … Continue reading

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New Artwork Headed to A New Gallery

“I love the process of making an image inspired by story, feeling, imagination and dream. Pictures are a form of communication and even though I’m fairly competent with words, images speak a mysterious language that doesn’t leave a single thing out … Continue reading

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She Quickly Realized She Was In A One-Horse Town

“Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song.” -Plato I love being back in the mountains. It’s quiet. It’s much more conducive to the way I like to paint. … Continue reading

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New Studio – New Process

“I am an artist — It’s self-evident that what that word implies is looking for something all the time without ever finding it in full. It is the opposite of saying, ‘I know all about it. I’ve already found it.’ … Continue reading

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Leaving Town

“Drawing is the simplest way of establishing a picture vocabulary because it is an instant, personal declaration of what is important and what is not.” -Betty Goodwin I’ve been asked by my gallery, High Country Art in Blue Ridge GA to make … Continue reading

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Gallery News!

“Just do your work. And if the world needs your work it will come and get you. And if it doesn’t, do your work anyway. You can have fantasies about having control over the world, but I know I can barely … Continue reading

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Un-Cooped or Who Let The Chickens Out

“Storytellers ought not to be too tame. They ought to be wild creatures who function adequately in society. They are best in disguise. If they lose all their wildness, they cannot give us the truest stories.” -Ben Okra Where I live in … Continue reading

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My Little Pony

“What I need is perspective. The illusion of depth, created by a frame, the arrangement of shapes on a flat surface. Perspective is necessary. Otherwise there are only two dimensions.” -Margaret Atwood I got this far in this painting a couple of … Continue reading

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Sold!! – The Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance

“What we see isn’t what we see — but what we are.” -Fernando Pessoa My show, Whimsy at the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance has been so rewarding. Heatherly Wakefield and Stephanie Fritz have been a joy to work with. Rachel Zaudke … Continue reading

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Who’s Running This Town?

“Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.” -Jean-Luc Godard This is the largest piece I’ve painted yet – 30×36. It barely fit on my painting table and took much longer than my usual paintings. 24×24 … Continue reading

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