A Focus on Flowers

In December I celebrated six months in my studio at East Creative Collective in downtown Portland.  After a busy phase of settling into my new space, and a lot of abstract painting, I took off to Maui for a week-long painting workshop in November to celebrate my...

East Creative Collective

  I have recently moved into a new studio space in the Central Eastside Industrial District of Portland, Oregon.  East Creative Collective is the name of the building, and houses over a dozen visual artists working in various mediums. I am very excited to be a...

Catherine Bede Gallery

I am pleased to announce that my work will now be featured regularly at Catherine Bede Gallery in historic downtown Hillsboro, Oregon.  www.catherinebede.com Catherine Bede Gallery features original fine art, prints and art greeting cards. The gallery represents local...

Portlandia!

Two of my Coastal Collages were used on the set of the popular T.V. show “Portlandia.” I submitted my art last fall for consideration, and recently learned that they were selected to be used in Season 7, Episode 9, “Passenger Rating.” Here is a...

Deconstructed Abstracts

After a short break from painting this summer, I needed a simple, fun goal to get me back into the swing of things this fall.  I felt the need to put paint to paper, but did not have the energy or inspiration to think of a subject, to make those important foundational...

“Evening” Wins Award in Juried Show

My watercolor painting “Evening” won a third place award in Village Gallery of Arts’ semi-annual juried show.  The juror was Kathy Haney, who has taught high school art for over 25 years.  Her watercolors have won awards in over 30 local, regional...