Marjorie Acker Phillips – Painter / Collector

3/15/18 Marjorie Acker Phillips is perhaps most known as co-founder of the Phillips Collection which is an “intimate museum combined with an experiment station.” Duncan Phillips This collection is located in in Washington, D.C. and was a collaborative effort of both Marjorie and Duncan. I became aware of Acker-Phillips at an exhibit that’s currently open […]

Honesty…

3/14/17 Notes to Myself:I feel naked. When I step off that cliff of protection, armor and shield I am exposed. It’s scary, real and uncluttered. I liken this to standing on the platform posing, stripped of all clothing. It’s raw and beautiful. Wrapping my arms around myself. Timid to bare all. Afraid of what others […]

Eternity Blossoms

1/10/16 Notes to Myself: “Eternity is called whole, not because it has parts, but because it is lacking in nothing.” Thomas Aquinas My spirit is whole and complete constantly seeking to open like a rose. My humanness provides contrast, like thorns on a stem, from where I can blossom.

Giving Thanks When it’s Difficult

11/24/16 Notes to Myself: Thanksgiving Day today. I am grateful for the many blessings in my life however mixed I may feel today. If I dig deep enough I see the light. Today, I mourn the passing of a treasured friend. A champion in spirit and a woman of great faith. Diagnosed with stage 4 […]

Loving Creation

11/24/15 Notes to Myself: Been thinking about love lately and what that really means to me. A big question. I think as big as the sky and as powerful as the rocks in my photo. I love the beauty of nature in Maine. That’s where this was taken. It’s not so much a feeling as […]

Creating from the Heart

10/02/15 Notes to Myself: Am I? Can I? Create from my HEART. Is there any other way? Somewhere deep down inside I think I live with this ongoing question as part of my artistic journey. It’s so much like the path above. Maybe even lined by trees that reverberate beside me without interfering. And while […]