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Great news!

Great news!

I’m thrilled to announce that one of my collages was selected for the Salon at the Triton Museum statewide 2-D competition by guest juror, Charlotte Eyerman, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Monterey Museum of Art! I’m super excited about this and looking forward to seeing the exhibit which starts this Saturday, April 16 through May […]

November update

Looking forward to showing my new work in some exciting locations in the next few months. I am honored to have 3 of my paintings accepted for the “Tiny” show at Studio Gallery in San Francisco. If you are in the San Francisco area please come by and take a look, lots of wonderful art […]

Juried competition

Juried competition

I was honored and excited to hear that my painting “Freeway” has been accepted for the Greater Bay Area Open Juried Competition. The show will be held at NUMU (the New Museum of Los Gatos) . The museum, formerly located on Tait Ave. has recently moved to this wonderful new building and location on 106 […]

Deadlines…..

Having a few deadlines on the horizon can be very motivating so long as I plan ahead and start with plenty of time.Each painting goes through different stages, the beginning, middle, ugly  and finishing stage.The beginning phase involves covering the white canvas with paint and drawing in my design.This progresses to the middle stage where […]

2015 update

I ‘m happy to announce that I am now a member of a wonderful group of Bay Area artists known as Abstract 7.The group of 7 artists are united in their passion and involvement in contemporary art. Artists work in various media including watercolors, acrylics, oils, printmaking,photography,assemblage and sculpture. http://abstract7.com/home.html We are all working hard […]

Back to the drawing board

Back to the drawing board

The last few weeks I’ve been busy working on new paintings for the next art exchange at the Los Gatos Gallery.However, I’ve been making time to drop into life drawing sessions once a week, not always easy as there never seems to be enough hours in the day! Life drawing is one of the most […]

Hot pink!!!!

Hot pink!!!!

  After 7 weeks of focusing on San Francisco scenes I needed to do something lighthearted and whimsical.I decided to make a collage of my granddaughter’s hot pink cowgirl boots! First I drew my image onto a canvas and then I searched for papers in my color palette of choice.In collage this is the equivalent […]

Paintings installed at Sanchez Art Center!!!

Paintings installed at Sanchez Art Center!!!

Eight weeks of hard work and the day finally came to install my paintings for the 50/50 challenge at the Sanchez Art Center.On Saturday my husband Tony and I drove to Pacifica with the 50 paintings, hammers, step ladder etc ready to get to work. The organizers had everything ready to go, spots in the […]

The challenge is complete!!!

The challenge is complete!!!

  Finished my last painting for the 50/50 challenge yesterday, it was a great feeling.For those of you who haven’t read my earlier posts the Sanchez Art Center accepted 69 artists to each paint 50 paintings in 50 days on the subject of their choice.My subject was Semi abstract San Francisco structures, bridges and skylines. […]

Getting a little behind on my paintings for the 50/50 challenge.

Getting a little behind on my 50/50 project. So far I have finished 35 small paintings of San Francisco with 15 to complete in the next 2 weeks.  I have so many images to choose from but the challenging part is to keep them semi abstract while still portraying San Francisco structures and skylines. The […]