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Category Archives: Art

My Favorite Things- 12 Days of Christmas- Day 8

MY FAVORITE THINGS….. DAY 8 Hope oil on canvas  8×8  This is a deeply personal moment in Patience’s life. She feels lonely sometimes, confused, embarrassed at her vulnerability – and oddly, she feels hope. Hope which extends beyond the walls of this world. Hope is water to the thirsty.  She knows who she is now. Her main goal is […]

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My Favorite Things- 12 Days of Christmas- Day 5!

MY FAVORITE THINGS….DAY 5 A NEW PARADISE  (8×8/oil on canvas) She dreams of home. In the past, she did not even dare to believe it existed. Now, it is a real place. It expands every moment like a painting that is being painted by some invisible hand, her future reveals itself. And in this future […]

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My Favorite Things – 12 Days of Christmas – Day 1

Christmas is appropriately just after Thanksgiving.  We have already been thinking about what we are thankful for.  Christmas is the time of year when we reflect upon the fact that we are loved. The Creator of the universe is crazy in love with us.  He loves us so much He gives us all we need.  […]

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Art is Life

Principals of art and life There are principals in art that have a parallel in our lives.  One I am thinking about today is something that Juanita Greene Parks, my teacher, used to say:  “A component of good art is our ability to use gray to give our eyes a rest from color.”  This took root […]

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My Studio

There is more oxygen in my studio. When I walk in, I think more clearly.  That’s the truth. I lose myself in some kind of mystery. It is a place to play, not to work. These few square feet are a sanctuary for resting in color, a freedom from “shoulds”, and a leap into possibilities. […]

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More Magic

Art for me is a little bit of magic. I turned a corner and there it was, an unexpected gift.  This little piece “More Magic” is one of the first paper pieces that has come out from me. It too, was unexpected and nearly magical. So much fun to do that I cant believe I […]

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The story of True and Patience – a series

This story has come to me in increments.  One moment at a time.  The doorway through was an image inadvertently captured while walking in the streets of Mont Marte in Paris.  There was a couple kissing in one of the frames I shot that we had not noticed until we went home.  That photo became […]

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Art is: A Treasure Hunt

Finding Treasure When  we get lemons, it is our opportunity  to make lemonade. We have all had the dream where we are naked in a public place.  Making peace with our inadequacies makes interesting art.  It is my goal to live life in the present.  I don’t have the luxury of always being sure of […]

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step into my story

  It is morning.  the sun is up.  the birds outside my window are having a party.  It is going to be a lovely day.  My routine is to get up, go down the stairs. and drink a cup of chai on the little patio outside.  Its a soft place to land while contemplating the […]

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remember who you are

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