Featured on Thrive Talks Podcast this week

For the past three years I have been a member of Thrive Art Studio Mastermind program. Quoting directly from the Thrive website: “THRIVE supports female visual artists from around the world by providing the community, accountability, and support necessary to...

Why do I paint?

For so many reasons. Let me try to articulate a few… I have been painting as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest memories are of finger-paints or coloring books. I have always been drawn to the process, there is story happening while I paint as the colors come...

The Umbrella Pine Tree Hike in Graniti

I am back from my art residency in Sicily. Now with moments to reflect back on my experience to document some of the adventures and thoughts. There was a moment that truly took my breath away on the 3rd day in Graniti, Sicily when got up early to hike the Umbrella...

Blue Angels, Gum Wall & the Seattle Art Fair

This past weekend’s wandering of Seattle included Blue Angels, the Gum Wall and the Seattle Art Fair… Yes, even the Blue Angel F-18 Hornets were circling downtown.     The visit was a much different context than the last time I was in Seattle,...

Painting in the Garden

This past weekend, I finally visited the Monet Secret Garden Show at the Vancouver Art Gallery. I have done a walk-through of the exhibit on opening weekend but due to the crowds decided to come back later. An advantage of a Gallery membership is one can avoid the...

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