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Fountain of Youth, Shhh Tell Everyone!

Fountain of Youth, Shhh Tell Everyone!

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

Those moments of pure joy, of awe, of poetry, of inspiration, of flow, of connection. In painting, in nature, in running, in life. Seek those moments and hold them close to your heart.

Dream Big

Dream Big

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

I felt so inspired, hopeful, and grateful watching kids perform salsa dancing in a dusty, rural South African schoolyard as part of my daughter’s school delegation trip last summer. I wanted to try and make a painting inspired by these kids, who were so joyful yet also growing up in challenging circumstances.

Changing Tides

Changing Tides

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Oh no, I’m turning into a boring landscape painter were the words that kept coming up as I was fully immersed in my most recent painting. Painting is so much about the process of searching. I don’t always know what I am looking for when I start a new piece, or maybe I have an idea but then it falls short of my expectations. But I am finding it is super important to stay clear in my mind about what I don’t want. This is usually an intuitive feeling, but when I can put it into words it can strengthen my resolve to move in another direction regardless of the hours spent.

The Clarity of Upside-downness

The Clarity of Upside-downness

Posted by on Sep 9, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

After a one month painting hiatus filled with travel and then back-to-school busyness, it always feels good to get back into the studio albeit a little daunting. I was able to jump back in and finish “Guano Rock” — a painting that I had begun the day before my travels. And then I reworked “Cave, Hope.” But what next?

Yes, More Like This!

Yes, More Like This!

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

The only thing that I have figured out is that these five recent paintings feel more like what I am currently searching for. There is a certain energy that I am feeling in both the working process and result.