It’s always so exciting to hang months worth of work. Yesterday I hung my latest exhibit of mixed media paintings in Telluride, Colorado. Here are a few words about the art … The tension between summer’s bold bright flowers and winter’s quiet, white world is eased only by spring and fall, […]
This week I had the urge to go to Chaco Canyon in northern New Mexico. I packed up to head down there and realized the beautiful coincidence – I would be there on winter solstice. I LOVE winter solstice not because its the shortest day of the year, but because it […]
As long as I can remember, mom has been creating art. From her first experiments in etchings in our yellow house in Holland, Michigan, she created sweeping scenes of sand dunes on the edge of Lake Michigan, and geese, with long, elegant necks, dangling their legs into cool clear water. […]
All These words Are just a front. What I would really like to do is Chain you to my body, Then sing for days And days and Days – Hafiz This painting is dedicated to my dog, Jesse. I will always love you.
My mom left me a tub of Pyrolean Red paint on her way home to South Carolina. This is the first summer I felt really misty eyed when they drove away. Every summer, mom and dad come to mean more to me. I don’t know if it’s a sense of […]
A little painting I made for Axel Charrette, who passed away this month at age two. Your presence will be greatly missed, and we will continue to love your family in every way possible, in our community. Love.
Fuzzy lands in the midst of blossoms, just a wee ball of fluff with one round eye searching out the ripest berry the brightest flower. Where is the Door to the Tavern? one scrap of paper says Fuzzy bounces up and down on one gold branch because he can … […]
A Trip to the Zoo In the final stretch for preparing for my Telluride show at La Cocina restaurant, which I’ll hang next Wednesday. The show was inspired by my trip to the New Orleans zoo and will hang from Feb. 6 to March 6. It’s been a busy month, […]
Today Something has happened To my understanding of existence That now makes my heart always full of wonder And kindness. I do not Want to step so quickly Over this sacred place … That is right beneath your Own foot As I Dance with Precious life Today. – Hafiz
I know sometimes zoos can be less-than-uplifting places to visit. But through the eyes of three boys, running madly from zebra to elephant to snake to cotton candy – it can be the happiest day on earth. The whimsy, the colors, the carousel, the patterns on the back of a […]