Friday, October 14, 2016

Run and Leap

Run for fun, run for clarity, run for strength,
take that leap of faith,
challenge yourself,
face your fears
follow that dream.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thanksgiving (Everyday)

Thanksgiving  oil on linen  72" x 72"

On Thanksgiving Day 2014 this painting was complete - thus named. A reminder to me as each day draws to a close to take time to reflect and give thanks.

I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. Henry David Thoreau

Wednesday, October 12, 2016


Just over twenty years ago Julia Cameron helped usher me onto a new path with her creative teachings  in her book, the Artist's Way.

Our journey through this life is a mixture of peaks and valleys, twists and turns, comings and goings...and the list goes on. And through it all, I found my way back to her book six months ago. Within one week of writing, whatever came to mind, my 'morning pages', as Cameron calls them - wondrous events occurred. Three of these - a exhibition date at the VPAG, a visual presentation date at OPUS and reestablishing my relationship with Mountain Galleries - were physical manifestations of what I had written and verbally expressed to others.  Enlightening. A quickening.  An opening to focus and engage more fully in my art practice and life.

Cameron writes, "Morning pages map our own interior. Without them, our dreams may remain incognito." Thank you for your insight, wisdom and sharing, Julia! This is just the beginning (again)...

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

New Home

 Quick, Quick, Slow 2   oil on canvas    18" x 36"

So pleased when a piece finds a new home with delighted owners!