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Clean Studio

After the marathon painting of the last few months (many 2 AM plus bedtimes with a toddler making a wake up call for me between 7-8am), I have run out of time and cleaned up my stuido.


The final piece, which is on the easel on the right, did not get completed, but it was a long shot to think that it would be. However, you can get a sneak peak at the large one on the left!

Studio Tips: Babies in the Workspace

I have several jobs that I love. I love to paint.  I love to teach.  I love caring for my long awaited little miracle – my son.  Here are some thoughts on managing the studio with a young baby.  I have had to learn to work hard in short spurts of time between meeting the needs of the baby.  When I first arrive at the studio, I squirt out my paint and make a plan in my head for what needs to be done to the painting that day.  After that, it was time to take a break and care for the little one.  It is possible to paint and be a mom – although I have less time and energy for...

New Large Butterfly Painting at Open House: Fri, 4/25 & Sat, 4/26

Come see the recent painting below in my studio (Studio B350) on April 25th and April 26th 2014 at the Stutz Open House.


This painting, finished at the end of March, is thirty inches high and sixty inches long.  It was inspired by the rice paper butterfly.

Splendid Menagerie: Open Studio on December 6th

Save some of your Christmas shopping for December 6th, and stop by and purchase local art or art class gift certificates!  My studio, Studio B350 in the Stutz will be open as part of Splendid Menagerie Open Studios on the First Friday in December.  Stop in anytime from 5pm – 9pm and see my new studio and recent work.  While you are in the Stutz, see other artists who are opening up their studio, the Stutz Gallery with the group show Splendid Menagerie, and then head to other IDADA First Friday events.