Journal

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…
Posted on January 9, 2018
  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…
Posted on July 16, 2017
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.…
Posted on July 16, 2017
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…
Posted on July 3, 2017
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…
Posted on December 10, 2016
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…
Posted on April 8, 2016
It has been a busy fall. It seemed once school started for the boys I would start painting up a storm, but recent discoveries in print-making led me to collage.  It started with Gelli-plate printing.…
Posted on November 26, 2015
I was thrilled to hear that my painting “Grape Hyacinths” was awarded Third Place in Village Gallery of Art’s October Award Show, juried by Jennie Armitage. This painting was created on Yupo, a synthetic paper…
Posted on October 7, 2015
Last October I had my first art show.  It was at New Seasons Market, and the space was large enough for ten 16 x 20 inch framed paintings. This October, I will be showing there…
Posted on August 18, 2015
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