Once again I am drawn to paint a red poppy field. My style is evolving. It looks looser than before when I compare my first field of red poppies below from 2009. I still use the same technique, and love it, but I make my blooms fuller and varying in size now, I apply more […]
This week my 48×60″Grandmother’s Tulips” above found a home (sold at Suzannz Down Under)! This painting was inspired by my sweet grandmother’s tulip painting below. When she passed away last January, I saw many of her paintings that I’d never seen before and this one struck me. She was an extraordinary and prolific artist and […]
Every spring is marked by this brilliant spray of purple phlox in my yard and when it blooms, I am reminded that I love painting these charming whimsical flowers! Once I noticed a good crop had arrived this year, I woke up early one crisp morning with my daughter, Evelyn, to take photos. She ended […]
Mount Dora Arts Festival Location: Near Orlando Date and Time: February 4th & 5th, 2012 from 10am to 5pm Website: www.mountdoracenterforthearts.org “Ranked in the Top 100 art show’s in the nation!” -Sunshine Artist In their own words: The Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival is the regions premiere outdoor art show. 285 artists from all over the country […]
Always poppies. Interesting how the stems twist and curve and I like the touch of black in the middle. I liked the way the circles on the vase fade. I can’t get enough of the bright yellow greens and various shades of turquoise with the earthy brown combination. And of course a playful bird at the […]
June 1, 2011 through September 1, 2011 This was a wonderful show…Elizabeth and David really know how to support local artists by exhibiting their work in this idealic setting. I enjoyed each visit with the Cypress Restaurant gang and Caroline was so helpful. I sold most of my art displayed during the three month show.
We raised $600 for the Boys and Girls Club of Tallahassee by raffling a bird painting of mine. This was my first one person show…it was very exciting! I was thrilled with the turn out and sold 10 paintings! Katrice and Kimberly were wonderful hosts. The Space is a beautiful venue.