The Real Intent Behind an Art Show

There are numerous reasons why artists want to have and be a part of Art Shows. One may be a very simple desire to recoup some of the cost that goes into the making of their creations. Another might be to go beyond that and actually make a profit. Some artists may wish to develop … Continue reading The Real Intent Behind an Art Show


I wonder sometimes if this word may become worn out. Like taffy pulled too thin, or chocolate pie eaten too much, we hear this word bantered around in various ways and forms. It's always an exhortation, an encouragement, a command to be more thankful for what we have, where we are in life, even to consider … Continue reading Thankful


  If I look back over this year as if my life were a field that should produce a crop, it appears at first glance to be spare and thin. Surgery in June and its aftermath, from which I'm still recovering, makes me think the bumper crop will be sparse this year and for good reason. Yet … Continue reading Harvest

A Harvest of Art

Every year, during our annual Art Show at the school where I teach, parents and others say to me, "You did a wonderful job!" To which I always reply, "Our students are truly amazing artists. They have made beautiful pieces of art this year!" I'm not trying to deflect a compliment where a compliment is … Continue reading A Harvest of Art

The Big “Ball-Drop”: A Key to Artful Living

When the ball dropped in Times Square, ushering in the New Year, I had a brief moment of clarity. It then proceeded to leave the forefront of my mind until now, as I stand fully rooted into 2014 and finding I am unable to juggle all the balls in my life. There are so many! … Continue reading The Big “Ball-Drop”: A Key to Artful Living

Beyond Imagination

In the daze (days) following Saturday's Book Signing and Art Show, I haven't quite known how to blog about the event. From almost the moment I walked into Southwinds Gallery at 3:45 until I stepped out the door at 6:15, it was at the same time-- a blur AND a piercingly memorable evening. I had … Continue reading Beyond Imagination

You’re Invited!

For the first time in many years, I will have artwork represented by a gallery!! I am so very excited about this upcoming Book Signing and Art Show!! Please consider yourself INVITED!! And come out for a grand time at Southwinds Gallery in Kernersville, NC! Bring your kids, family and friends!! Here's what's on tap … Continue reading You’re Invited!

Trumpet Call Announcement!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! An Art Show to help a Garden Grow! Thursday, November 29th 4-8 pm Featuring Artists from the Triad area (one of whom is ME!) Put it on your calendar to come enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres and music while browsing fine art & craft for your holiday shopping! Entrance cost is $10, … Continue reading Trumpet Call Announcement!

A Wonder-Ful Evening

Hang onto your hats...fasten your prepared to feast your eyes on some incredible artwork by the students of Redeemer School.  Our music teacher's wife took these photographs and wow! They are works of art in The evening began quietly as parents and students attended a brief meeting. Artfully delicious food awaited... Windows and … Continue reading A Wonder-Ful Evening