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Paintings, Mosaics & Glass

Celebrate the unveiling of my mosaics in December 2014! They’ve never been shown before. You can see them all month at The …

Ka'anapali Beach

Painting in Maui

November is the very best month to visit Hawaii. We spent the first week of November 2014 on the tropical island of …

Sunflower, oil on canvas, 18 x 36

Sunflowers in October

This sunflower took me longer to paint than it took to go from a seed in the ground to a drooping, aged …

Rough Coated Collie by James Ward, 1809, Yale Center for British Art

Dogs in Art

Dogs are a common motif in Western art. They’re even called the ‘artist’s best friend’ for their role as companion and life …

Woman with a Cat, Renoir

Feline Art and Artists

Artists have been painting cats since the dawn of civilization. They are the subject of legend and are a favorite subject of …

Maya's Sunflower, acrylic on canvas, 7 x 9

Stepping Stones & Sunflowers

If an artist was your friend, wouldn’t you expect to receive artwork by that artist, no matter how small, on your birthday? I …

Portrait of President Bill Clinton

Presidents of my Lifetime

We finally took a long-awaited trip to Washington, D.C.! It was filled with art, art, and more art, along with magnificent monuments, …

Blue vase on red

Art Journaling in Red & Blue

Art journal explorations using acrylic in warm and cool shades of red and blue with yellow accents. These are fun and relaxing. …

Stepping Stone #4, 12 inch round

Mosaic Stepping Stones

March gets me thinking about gardening, even though the rain is still coming down, the puddles are everywhere, and weeds are clogging …

Cat on Blue Silk, oil on canvas 16 x 16

Cat on Blue, after my heart

2013 saw another rendition of my Cat on Blue theme. This painting is very close to my heart. Patterned after my favorite …