Wonderful Workshop with Morten Solberg

June 20th, 2010
Wonderful Workshop with Morten Solberg

The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color. Hans Hofman I just had the good fortune to spend three days at the Bennington Center for the Arts immersed in color and creativity. Morten E. Solberg was the featured artist at the Art of the Animal Kingdom […]

Spring Cleaning.

April 5th, 2010
Spring Cleaning.

He who wants to change the world should already begin by cleaning the dishes. Paul Carvel, Belgian writer And that's what I have been doing. Spring cleaning at home. Spring cleaning at the studio. Moving things around, sorting them, giving things away, posting them on our local free-cycle and elsewhere. At home spring cleaning means, […]

A Girl with a Gallery from another Girl with a Gallery

February 19th, 2010

The Girl with the Gallery Lindsay Pollock The more that you read, the more things you will know.The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. Dr. Seuss I've finally dusted off the cover of The Girl with the Gallery by Lindsay Pollock which was recommended by Alyson Stanfield more than a year ago […]

A Girl with a Gallery from another Girl with a Gallery

February 19th, 2010
A Girl with a Gallery from another Girl with a Gallery

The Girl with the Gallery Lindsay Pollock The more that you read, the more things you will know.The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. Dr. Seuss I've finally dusted off the cover of The Girl with the Gallery by Lindsay Pollock which was recommended by Alyson Stanfield more than a year ago […]

Kidz Aartz Summer 2009- Chapter I

June 27th, 2009
Kidz Aartz Summer 2009- Chapter I

Kidz Aartz I 2009 If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe. -Carl Sagan It has been my great pleasure for the last five summers to share some personal universe creating with groups of kids who come to my studio to make art. We usually prepare creative […]

Flamingos beckon

February 25th, 2009

Study in White It is the artist's business to create sunshine when the sun fails.-Romain Rolland I am yearning to be in a warm place, even though  skiing in our sun-drenched Vermont woods was lovely today. So I am painting sunflowers, continuing with the triptych that I have already begun. This morning I poured layers […]

Flamingos beckon

February 25th, 2009
Flamingos beckon

Study in White It is the artist's business to create sunshine when the sun fails.-Romain Rolland I am yearning to be in a warm place, even though  skiing in our sun-drenched Vermont woods was lovely today. So I am painting sunflowers, continuing with the triptych that I have already begun. This morning I poured layers […]

Kids Aartz

February 23rd, 2009
Kids Aartz

Ms. Maddy working on her raised gesso image. A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. Groucho Marx Gotta love Groucho. The children who chose to spend last week with me were all older than five, but still fully connected to the creative source that gives them the […]

Kids Aartz

February 23rd, 2009

Ms. Maddy working on her raised gesso image. A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. Groucho Marx Gotta love Groucho. The children who chose to spend last week with me were all older than five, but still fully connected to the creative source that gives them the […]

Renewal

January 27th, 2009
Renewal

The function of art is to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. We named this new gallery room the Bull Room, in honor of Fran Bull. – Anais Nin I've never been one to be constantly rearranging the furniture, running out to get a new hairdo or outfit. Probably […]