Category Archives: painting

New Work & Why I Paint

“Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.” -Jean-Luc Godard There are so many avenues through social media to show my work now. I hesitate to post it in all of the available places because I … Continue reading

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New Work

“A life of making isn’t a series of shows or projects or productions or things; it is an everyday practice. It is a practice of questions more than answers, of waiting to find what you need more often than knowing what … Continue reading

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Gallery News – Sold!

“Everything great that ever happened in this world happened first in somebody’s imagination.” -Astrid Lindgren  I enjoy painting animals. I tend to think a lot about what animals are up to when we aren’t looking. I know -for sure- they are … Continue reading

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Studio News

“I wear the universe backwards. I imagine putting stars in my coffee and sugar in the sky. I imagine going fishing in the clouds and watching the sun hide behind lakes. I’m too busy dancing with my imagination to even … Continue reading

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New Work Delivered High Country Art – Blue Ridge GA

“Art is what we call the thing the artist does. It’s not the medium or the oil or the price or whether it hangs on a wall or you eat it. What matters, what makes it art is that the … Continue reading

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Art2Life Workshop

“Art is not just ornamental – an enhancement of life. It is a path in itself – a way out of the predictable and conventional – a map to self discovery.” –Gabrielle Roth I just finished an amazing 3 month … Continue reading

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Thank You Spotlight On Art!

“When you are describing a shape or a sound or a tint, don’t state the matter plainly, but put it in a hint and learn to look at all things with a sort of mental squint.” -Lewis Carroll I am thrilled … Continue reading

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Studio & Gallery News

“Artists are intuitive. They wait for inspiration. That’s what art is about – the intuitive, not the intellectual. Art about ideas stimulates ideas, but art that comes from inspiration stimulates feelings of happiness, innocence and beauty.” -Agnes Martin I love that … Continue reading

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Sold – High Country Art; Art Alley & Bennett Galleries Nashville!

“Breathe it all in, love it all out.” -Mary Oliver I love my galleries. They are my unsung heroes. They work tirelessly promoting and selling my work. I am forever grateful for their contribution to my art sales. And I am … Continue reading

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Shipping Work to Art Alley, Birmingham AL

“I am restless. Things are calling me away. My hair is being pulled by the stars again.” -Anais Nin These pieces are shipping out today, so Art Alley should have them by Thursday at the latest. If you are in the … Continue reading

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