Renoir and Friends starring Marie Wise and her dog Renoir

Renoir and Friends

Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre-August Renoir is a marvel of plein-air painting on a grand scale. I love this painting, …

A Holiday Sunflower Wish

Happy Holidays To You and Yours! Wishing you a joyous holiday season, wonderful times with family and friends, good food, nice wine, …

A Salute to OccupyEverything Artists

Inspiration is often elusive, like November sunshine in Western Washington. “Catching up on news about OccupyEverything, combined with a week-long whirlwhind of …

Art in the Pearl

Portland (Oregon) has an energized yet comfortable art scene. Art in the Pearl is the annual Labor Day arts festival in the …