My Bocce Ball painting was recently chosen for the annual Bocce Ball Tournament fundraiser for the non-profit, Warm Wishes, an organization that provides warm clothing & backpacks to the homeless in the Bay Area of Northern California.
They selected my art after Googling images of Bocce Ball for their tournament art! It is a great cause. As a result, I offered to donate an embellished framed limited edition giclee on canvas for their silent auction at the September 26th event. A great success! www.warmwishes.org, AA
Richeson 75: International Small Works Competition, Racine, WI Catalog available.
The 33rd Harper College National Juried Art Exhibition: Small Works, Palatine, IL. Catalog available.
"Congratulations! Your work is among 23 pieces that were selected from the 1,009 images submitted by 348 artists."
7th Biennial National Art Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda, FL.
"Congratulations! Your work has been
selected by our judge,
Peter Trippi, for inclusion in the Visual Arts Centerís National Art
Exhibition 2010, Punta Gorda, FL.
New! Tuscany Italy, June 6 - 13, 2015: Plein Air painting workshop under the Tuscan Sun! Italy!
More Workshop info and Reviews from Workshop Participants. Please visit my Workshop Page for more info.
Art in the Morning - A Lovely Gift Book for Weddings, Anniversaries, and the Holidays! Now in its fourth year, Art in the Morning is my once-weekly email of a new painting hot off my easel. Now available as a gift book. Check out the reviews at Amazon.
The Book! One of the results of my "Art in the Morning," is this exciting book of radiant color - created in response to several requests to make a book of my first year of weekly paintings and musings. Here it is! Additionally, it includes fun anecdotes and thoughts from A.M. readers about each painting.
Linen Hardcover with dust jacket, 8" x 10"
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The navigation bar to the left of each page will lead you to various series. Or you can get there by "clicking" on these thumbnail pictures.
For some painters, it's about line or form. For me it's all about color and space. And, embracing beauty. Except for the Grande Notes series, all of my work is in oil.
Again, thank you for your interest. I make regular updates. So, please check back. Thank you for your interest and for supporting the arts. As always, I'm just an email away if you have any questions. email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Bringing Art to the Kids
The past two years Iíve volunteered to bring art projects to one of our local elementary schools. Joy Rogers, our BATS (Bring Art to Schools) program director, was looking for art projects beyond their regular program format. I have zero time and thought, "Say, what?!" But it is a good cause. There is a reason weíve made art since the beginning. We need it. Art is one of the things that separates us from other animals. I decided to just say yes, knowing that then I would find the time, even if it means working later somewhere else.
I wanted the projects to be about art. But I also wanted to incorporate another care of mine - kids and families making healthier food choices for a long-term higher quality of life. I came up with "Eating the Rainbow," a cut-paper design concept full of vivid color and the illusion of space with discussion of healthy alternatives to sugar-spike, highly processed foods. Fortuitously, Michelle Obama is on the same bandwagon. Fantastic!
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