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Sketching Locations For March 2017

Sketching Locations For March 2017

I really enjoy sketching but don’t do it often enough. So I’ve found a few friends who like to sketch, too, and we meet once a week to gab and drink coffee and do some sketching. It’s so much more fun to do it with friends. Come join us! Here are the locations where we’ll be […]

2017 Exhibits, Shows, and Events

2017 Exhibits, Shows, and Events

I am looking forward to sharing my art with you in 2017! The year promises to bring a new mix of gallery shows, outdoor art fairs, and events. Keep an eye on this list, as I will add to it all year long as my schedule evolves. Art Classes: I’m posting my classes on the Uncommon […]

Threads Of The Past, An Exhibit Of Art And History

Threads Of The Past, An Exhibit Of Art And History

Beginning March 10th, our studios at Uncommon Art will host a new exhibit called “Threads Of The Past: artwork with an eye to history”. This show is a collaborative exhibit between me, Dana, and Shannon. We’re each making artwork that is inspired by history, from ancient Egypt to Ohio settlers and personal history. The show […]


Northeast Ohio Gallery Tour, March 2017

Northeast Ohio Gallery Tour, March 2017

In honor of March being Women’s History Month, our friends at Lakeland Community College have organized a studio and gallery tour throughout Northeast Ohio. The tour focuses on female art and artists at 86 area locations. A directory of all the events can be downloaded at this link: http://bit.ly/2lsXlOz On Friday, March 10, 5-8 p.m three […]

Evolving Landscapes, A Juried Exhibition

Evolving Landscapes, A Juried Exhibition

I am delighted that my “Roots and Roads #1” has been selected to be part of the “Evolving Landscapes” exhibit at Summit Artspace! The exhibition runs March 3 – April 8, 2017 with an opening reception on Friday, March 3 from 5-8pm. The 50 works chosen for the exhibition by juror Alexandra Nicholis Coon, executive director […]

from WOMAN X, a celebration of Women's History Month

from WOMAN X, a celebration of Women’s History Month

I am honored to have been invited to participate in an exhibit at Lakeland Community College called “from WOMAN X … Created by women, of women and about women”. The exhibit includes artwork in a variety of media from 44 women artists from Northeast and Central Ohio, Arizona and Indiana. Part of a celebration of Women’s […]


Holiday Art Hop on December 9th

Holiday Art Hop on December 9th

The last art walk of 2016 is on Friday, December 9th, 5-8pm. My studio will be open (at Uncommon Art), along with 13 other locations. We’ll have plenty of art, music, and good cheer to put you in the holiday spirit! For details and a map, visit www.hudsonarthop.com. At Uncommon Art, we’ll have our “Tiny […]

Holiday Artists’ Market

Holiday Artists’ Market

For my “northern” friends 🙂 check out the Holiday Artists Market at Lakeland Community College on November 28 and 29. About 2 dozen of us artists will be there with jewelry, clay, wearables, accessories, mixed media, textile design, wall art, and other gifty goodies. It’s held at Lakeland Community College in the “A” building Atrium hallway between the […]

Tiny Homes For The Holidays

Tiny Homes For The Holidays

Have you been following the tiny house trend? They’re popping up everywhere! You can’t turn on TV without catching a show about them or a news program doing a tour of one. They’re just so darn cute, aren’t they? So, you know us artists. We had to do our own take on them. But…ours are […]


East Shore Art Show, Nov. 11-13

East Shore Art Show, Nov. 11-13

Over the summer, I met several members of the East Shore Unitarian Universalist Church in Kirtland.  They asked if I would participate in their fall art show. Of course, I was flattered to be asked and am delighted to be part of it! The show is this coming weekend. About 45 artists are participating, and from […]

Wine Tasting and Art Show, Nov. 3

Wine Tasting and Art Show, Nov. 3

For one night only, join us at Viva Bene Gourmet for a wine tasting and art show! Thursday, November 3rd, from 6-8pm, sample a lovely selection of wines while you browse art from three Hudson artists. I’ll be one of the artists, as will Dana Giel-Ray and Mary McKee Distefano. At the wine tasting, you’ll enjoy […]

Trees I Have Known, And A Few Shrubs

Trees I Have Known, And A Few Shrubs

One of the joys of sharing a studio with other artists is having the opportunity to work together. As we have come to know each other’s styles and inspiration, we discovered that we have a common love of nature, and that inspiration takes many forms in our work. With that common ground, plus a nod to the […]


Art Classes for Fall 2016

Art Classes for Fall 2016

This fall, I’m offering several classes as well as plenty of events. Collage Class, Session 2: 4 weeks beginning Tuesday, Nov. 15th. We’ll work in a series and learn more collage techniques. Attending session 1 is helpful but not mandatory. You won’t be lost if you start with this session. Register at https://squareup.com/store/uncommon-art-llc/item/collage-class Night of Unfinished […]

Kent Art In The Park, Sept. 10-11

Kent Art In The Park, Sept. 10-11

New to my show roster this year is Kent’s Art In The Park. I’ve attended the show as a guest many times, but this is the first year I’ve had a booth there. Held in Kent’s Fred Fuller Park on Middlebury Rd., the location is beautiful and shaded. The festival has plenty of artists, food, […]

Art Break Day, September 2, 2016

Art Break Day, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, is Art Break Day, a day when everyone is encouraged to sit down for a few minutes and make art. You will be pleasantly surprised at how good you feel after only a few minutes of drawing or painting. Stop by my studio that day: I’ll have lots of art supplies to use […]


Uncommon Book Club, September 13

Uncommon Book Club, September 13

The Uncommon  Book Club continues in September with Delicious! by Ruth Reichl. It’s not an art book, but an entertaining read set partly in NYC and partly in WWII era Akron. Ruth Reichl is a born storyteller. Through her restaurant reviews, where she celebrated the pleasures of a well-made meal, and her bestselling memoirs that […]

Art on the Green 2016

Art on the Green 2016

It’s August in Hudson, so that must mean it’s time for Art On The Green! This year, it is on August 27-28 in its usual location. It’s always a good show and a fun way to wind down the summer. Show dates and times are: Saturday, August 27: 10am – 5pm Sunday, August 28: 11am – […]

Become Art During The 2nd Friday Art Hop

Become Art During The 2nd Friday Art Hop

The Art Hop on July 8th presents “Living Art”, an interactive event where real people become famous works of art. Throughout town, you will see living statues and masterpieces come to life. Don a costume to become the Mona Lisa or take your photo at the fashion photo booth. Artists will be doing quick sketches, showing […]


Shaker Heights Art and Music Festival, June 18-19

Shaker Heights Art and Music Festival, June 18-19

I am pleased to be part of the Shaker Heights Arts and Music Festival again this year. Hope you can stop by and say hi! http://shakeronline.com/news-and-events/shaker-heights-arts-music-festival Shaker Boulevard, in front of Shaker Middle School (east of Warrensville Center Road) Saturday, June 18: 10 am-8 pm Sunday, June 19: 11 am-5 pm

Art by the Falls, June 11-12

Art by the Falls, June 11-12

For the first time, I am pleased to have been accepted into Art by the Falls! Held in the heart of Chagrin Falls alongside the river, it’s a gorgeous spot for a festival. In addition to the art fair, there will be artist demos, raffles, music, and lots of food. Lots to see and do […]

Spring Art Classes

Spring Art Classes

Spring showers bring April art classes – or something like that! If the snow and cold has you down, get out and flex your creativity to warm up. My Spring classes are held either at my new studio (Uncommon Art, 178 1/2 N. Main Street in Hudson) while others are held elsewhere. If you have […]


Art Hop on April 8

Art Hop on April 8

The 2nd Friday Art Hops in Hudson kick off with an Arty Scavenger Hunt on April 8th. Visit galleries, studios, and shops for clues about art. Pick up an Art Hop Trading Card at each location, solve the artsy clue, and get the trading card stamped. The more clues you solve, the more entries you have […]

Ohio Collage Society's 10th Annual Members Show

Ohio Collage Society’s 10th Annual Members Show

The Ohio Collage Society’s 10th Annual Members Show opened April 2 during the Downtown Akron Art Walk, and will remain on display through April 30. You can see it at the Art Walls at 43 Furnace Street Gallery above Zeber-Martell Gallery in Akron’s Northside. About four dozen pieces of collage and assemblage art are on […]

Regional Juried Show at Group Ten Gallery

Regional Juried Show at Group Ten Gallery

Group Ten Gallery in Kent, Ohio is currently hosting their 3rd annual Regional Juried Show. With almost 50 artworks, the show is a really nice representation of art happening in this area. I was pleased to learn that both of my entries were accepted, and that “Going Forth” won Honorable Mention! My entries are both […]



 
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