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There is a season … Commission

This collector couple loves Lost River. As they were completing a whole house renovation in Maryland they decided to bring the mountains into their home. In addition to the painting they asked for advice on wall colors. I love working on commissions and creating something unique and personal. This painting […]

June 15, 2020

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Art on Cullers Run

I’m thrilled to have been invited for a 2nd year to participate in this curated show of artists and makers. It is held on a beautiful property in West Virginia. My space this year was inside a small historic church. Thanks to old friends and to new friends for making […]

July 7, 2019

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Solo Show – Summer 2019

The title of this show is Contemplation.  Painting the light and the land is a meditative practice. The mountains represent our connection to the earth. To stop and contemplate is a radical act. Stopping gives us the gift of a moment to heal ourselves. As we heal ourselves we have […]

June 10, 2019

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Japan 2018

My first trip to Asia – Japan! Beauty is important to the culture so my artists eye was filled with delight and wonder every day. A highlight was a day long private session in Kyoto with Shod artist Chifumi Niimi. I learned so much about Japanese language and culture by […]

November 17, 2018

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Mill Gap House Commission

Who doesn’t love a surprise? It was fun to paint this commission as a Christmas gift, and to get to deliver it to lots of smiles and hugs. This painting for the master bedroom of this new home was conceived as an extension of the view you can see down […]

January 1, 2018

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Solo Show – Fall 2017

This is my second solo show at the Lost River Trading Post’s Grasshopper Gallery. As paintings have sold I’ve been dropping off replacements. Many thanks to all of the collectors and friends who have offered encouragement and support.

November 4, 2017

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Artist Residency – August 2017

This summer I was invited to participate in an artist residency at Root Studio in Maryland. The theme for the residency was Women and Independence. I embraced this by exploring how transformation and change have impacted my life. From the individual realm to the communal realm I believe that how […]

August 4, 2017

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Painted for Lost River 77

What I love about working on commissions is getting to know the collector and creating a painting that is uniquely theirs. The challenge that inspired me for this work was the request that the painting be all white – with a touch of gold. The finished painting is inspired by […]

July 15, 2016

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Solo Show – December 2015

Here’s the studio as I’ve been getting ready for my solo show at the Lost River Trading Post. Packing the paintings brings up mixed emotions. Excitement balanced with letting go, emptying the studio of the paintings I’ve been living with as they evolve. Now they go out into the world […]

December 9, 2015

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Commission Finished – November 2015

I was inspired by the challenge to create a commission for a wonderful collector. When we installed the 36″ X 48″ painting you could see the mountain landscape continuing through the glass doors on either side of the fireplace. It just looked like the painting belonged and had been there […]

November 10, 2015

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