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DRAW A GO GO

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Hey! I’m doing THIS next Sunday, the 22nd. I am slotted to draw from 4:15-5:15. It’s such a neat way to see different processes and connect with art in a new way. Plus, all the works created will be available for purchase for $50!! All proceeds going to support the Hera Gallery. And did I mention that it’s at a brewery?

MY OWN LITTLE COMFORT BOX

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Just when I’ve managed to really wedge myself into my own little, comfort box, a client will come along and dangle a unique opportunity and out I come.  This was one of those projects.

Dr. Anna Vishart, lover of art and orchids, was looking for an interesting way to both deal with the succession of glass doors and windows throughout her new office, and bring a bit of design into the space (her new office was designed by my own talented mom). So, we landed on the idea of these beauties blooming as you walk through her practice.  Their lines work to soften the sleek, modernness and act as a calming breath when we all, inevitably get a bit tense in the dentist’s chair. Take a walk through here, or better yet, stop by in person to stand among them.

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MARIGOLDS, TO LEAD YOU HOME

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A long time overdue… these 6 friends were made for the Dia de los Muertos show LAST year. Ah yes, right on time. Marigolds to lead the way- might be one of the sweetest ways to honor the dead. Leading them home, to their family.

HARVESTING HOPE

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After a long absence…

I’m back. And I’ve been busy. One of the projects I’ve been working on is for one of my absolute favorite organizations in divine Providence, Southside Community Land Trust. They create tiny farms all throughout the city, teaching folks how to grow and take their goods to market. Their annual fundraiser, Harvesting Hope is tomorrow night and I have four drawings that will be auctioned off to help them keep up this green work. Each drawing is one of four pollinators: monarchs and swallowtails, hummingbird, bumble and honey bees, and blue and sunbirds. Little creatures that help feed us. And it just so happens that they are all breathtakingly beautiful, so how could I not draw them?? The best news is that you can bid onlinehere. Take a look and at the very least learn a little about SCLT.

I SHOULD PROBABLY MENTION…

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I have a couple exciting events coming up in the next month. One is a little more traditional, the other like a giant group therapy session.

The Providence Art Club’s juried show “Making Your Mark” opening April 2, celebrating contemporary Women artists.

Resistance Works: Art & Politics  Rhode Island Artists Speak Out,  which is a deep exhale from a group of artists reflecting on what has happened in the country since Nov. 9th.

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Come to one, come to both. See some beautiful work either way.

FIRE IN MY SOUL

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Where to begin. 2017 seemed to contain so much hope after the year we had been through. From personal and family trials, to beloved celebrity deaths, to the end-of-days election…And now I wake up every morning, put on my imaginary Guy Fawkes mask and set out to stir up some shit.

Art has become my yogic breathing. Thank my stars that I get to do it for a living.

So, here we go 2017! I am back to my neglected blog with new images, hope and a soul full of fire.   trumpSMHSMBSM DSM FSM

MINI ART!

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blinkminishowIt’s been  an unusual year that has had me tied up in knots, but I’m back with tons of work, ready to post. Starting with  Mini Art at the Blink Gallery in Newport, RI. I have three (now down to 2 as one is already gone) mini originals in the show. It’s only up and available until January8th, so you should probably get in the car now.

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FRIZZLE

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A LOVELY DAY FOR A SIDEWALK SALE

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Yesterday was just lovely. We spent the day on our favorite street with some really talented folks. I’m looking forward to the Providence Artisan markets this summer at Lippitt Park with a tent to trick out with a million paper flowers and driftwood.