Consider the lily

December 24th, 2009
Consider the lily

Peacock and Lily Tell them dear, that if eyes were made for seeing, Then beauty is its own excuse for being ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. […]

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 […]

Perseverance and Process

April 23rd, 2009
Perseverance and Process

So very much has been consuming my energies for the last few weeks I have been sadly neglectful of this blog. A wonderful Kidz Aartz group spent a week with me making clay wind chimes & pins and acrylic paintings. A boy and his rat… Acrylic painting I've been working on the new website, which […]

Paying attention… out of the corner of my eye…

March 6th, 2009
Paying attention... out of the corner of my eye...

Clay is about texture. Diva of the eclipse #4 One of the commisions. Have been watching my clay texture scraps while working on the sculpture commissions. They are all slightly different in expression and gesture. The feet are fun to do too. There is always a new quality to enjoy. Trying to look at things […]

Paying attention… out of the corner of my eye…

March 6th, 2009

Clay is about texture. Diva of the eclipse #4 One of the commisions. Have been watching my clay texture scraps while working on the sculpture commissions. They are all slightly different in expression and gesture. The feet are fun to do too. There is always a new quality to enjoy. Trying to look at things […]

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 […]

Midnight sunflowers bloom

February 18th, 2009

Sunflower-night-sky “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time" Tolstoy Here's the beginning- well, far from the beginning actually, but the first view that has any detail that can be discerned… At least I hope the petals of some of the sunflowers are visible. It's a triptych measuring 30" x 54" and is a […]

Midnight sunflowers bloom

February 18th, 2009
Midnight sunflowers bloom

Sunflower-night-sky “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time" Tolstoy Here's the beginning- well, far from the beginning actually, but the first view that has any detail that can be discerned… At least I hope the petals of some of the sunflowers are visible. It's a triptych measuring 30" x 54" and is a […]

Photographing the photographers: Tad and Louis

January 13th, 2009
Photographing the photographers: Tad and Louis

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment, which goes by you so quick you hardly catch it going. Tennesee Williams Tad Merrick during the photographic process Which is why documenting the event is ever so important for an artist. As artists, our heart, soul and energy are poured into the creative process. […]