A Woman of Fiber and Light

9/8/17 I came across a series of contemporary pieces of art at the Philadelphia museum recently. Hanging threads of knotted plastic some with bright color some with more organic natural tones. I wanted to touch them and “understand”. While I could see the connection between the works they were also very different and I’ll say […]

Changing Light

9/4/15 Notes to Myself: I’ve been noticing the change in the light over the past month. It seems to me to be more “cool” in nature. This always signifies for me the onset of Fall and a shift away from Summer. In tandem with that comes the reminder of back to school and the energy […]

Palette Personality

6/4/15 Notes to Myself: My palette last week……….. Oh what an array of color. There seems to be an endless bank of personality within each cratered lump! I don’t think I will ever get tired of exploring the possibilities. When it comes to the darker end of the spectrum I have the most fun. This […]

No Time For “Thinking”

Spontaneity is an invigorating adventure.  Last week I ventured out to do some painting toward the end of the day.  After driving around for a bit I just needed to make a decision and park myself somewhere as the sun was heading down rather quickly. I had been by this spot before and it resonated […]

Significance of Shadows

As an artist I often see and look for shadows as a guide. These are some of the ways in which I find them helpful in life and in my art.  They can help create form. They add an opportunity to explore the power of color. They can shelter me from the sun and heat. […]