About a month or so ago I was struggling with something and I felt the weight of it deep within my soul. When I woke up I decided to just paint and see what came out of me. As I began with charcoal I just covered the canvas with black and rubbed my hands through it and sprayed water on it until I felt … Read More Girl on a path.
Please check out my video- link below!!!!!! Introducing my art video! Hey Friends, You may have wondered what I have been up to lately. I am honing in focus wise on my art right now. I have taken many works of my mine from over the years and decided to make it available on both prints and products so that anyone may purchase it … Read More Introducing my art…
Recently I had the great privilege of being a guest lecturer in a philosophy class at Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. My good friend Dr. Jean Dimock, the professor who teaches this class, asked if I would be a guest lecturer and speak about how art plays a roll in the world as it is perceived philosophically. It has been … Read More How to Unblock Your Creativity!
I first discovered Philippe Lejeune by total chance. I had completed a photo shoot with John Pitocco, (www.johnpitocco.com), and some photos were taken in front of a mostly demolished building in Providence, RI. Someone on Facebook pointed out that the artwork behind my photo was created by Philippe Lejeune. So of course, fate has brought a meeting between us. (And I got the chance … Read More My first visit with Philippe Lejeune, an artist and a visionary!
I know it has been a while since I have followed up my last blog, “So you want to be an artist?” Well, the truth is, I’ve been extraordinarily busy taking my own advise and have carved out some space for one of my own art practices. This has been very invigorating. More about that another time! In the meantime, I have been all … Read More How to become an artist, Step 2
I was the Executive Director for nearly 6 years of a non-profit arts organization. It was a membership based organization and we had anywhere from 12-16 shows per year as well as the largest fine arts festival in New England. Needless to say, I met hundreds and perhaps thousands of artists over the years. Prior to working in this non-profit, I worked for, for-profit … Read More So You Want To Be An Artist? Let’s Get Started! Step 1
I spent a few days at my friend Tory Corey’s store in Jamestown, R.I. this week, and it was just delightful! You know the saying, walk a mile in another’s shoes…. Well, I was so proud to be taking care of Tory’s beautiful store; Fuller Art and Frame Gallery while she was away with her best friend and husband in Florida for a few days. Everyone that … Read More How a few days in Jamestown RI at my friend Tory’s store made me so happy!
I love Einstein! In fact I admire his tenacity so much that he is one of my top picks for people from history who have inspired me. I painted this portrait of him in my quest to create portraits of people who have motivated me to move out of my stagnancy into striving towards my passions. Why did I paint it like this? … Read More Cultivate your inner genius!