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 […]

National mixed media exhibit in Santa Cruz

National mixed media exhibit in Santa Cruz

Yesterday my husband Tony and I went to Santa Cruz to deliver my painting to The Santa Cruz Art League’s mixed media show, “All Mixed Up”. This is a National exhibit and I felt very honored¬† to have my painting “Backstage” accepted. We took off early so we could enjoy the ocean for a while […]

50/50 challenge continues

50/50 challenge continues

The first 21 paintings are finished and 15 more panels are prepped and ready to go. Painting 50 paintings in 50 days has been fun so far but very challenging, not enough hours in the day. Looking forward to reaching # 25 and getting to the halfway mark. This collage night scene of the Koit […]

San Francisco day trip

San Francisco day trip

  Wonderful day in San Francisco with my friend Nina. Took lots of photos to use for future paintings for the 50/50 challenge.The weather was perfect, San Francisco really is a beautiful city.

50/50 challenge

50/50 challenge

I’m excited to have my new blog up and running and looking forward to writing about my latest art projects. A big thank you to my son Michael for getting this set up for me. I was excited to be juried in to the 50/50 challenge at Sanchez Art Center in Pacifica, California.Accepted artists will […]