Events

Delivering Stories, July 14-August 19, at the BOX Gallery

Delivering Stories, July 14-August 19, at the BOX Gallery

“Delivering Stories” is a two-woman exhibit of artwork by me and Amber McElreath. The show runs July 14 – August 19 at the BOX Gallery, Summit Artspace in Akron. The opening reception is July 14, 5-8pm. For this exhibit, I have made all new artwork. Well, almost all new. Going Forth and Remembrance will be part of […]

Boston Mills Artfest, June 23-25

Boston Mills Artfest, June 23-25

I am pleased to announce that I will be displaying my artwork at Boston Mills Artfest this summer! I’ll be at the June show on June 23-25. Look for me in booth number 126, outside in front of the East tent. I’ll have a booth full of collage and mixed-media artwork. It’s a really wonderful show […]

Ohio Collage Society Members Show

Ohio Collage Society Members Show

The Ohio Collage Society Member’s show opens June 2, and runs through July 1. The show includes 60 pieces of collage and assemblage by members of the group (including me). My piece, “Finding Balance”, is included in the show. The opening reception is June 2nd from 5-8pm at Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St., Akron. […]


Sketching Locations for May and June

Sketching Locations for May and June

The weather is getting nice, so the goal of these sketching sessions is to get outside! Throw a folding chair in your car, wear comfy shoes, bring a hat, sunscreen, bug spray – whatever you need to be comfortable. Most of these locations are meant to be central meeting points. If the weather is nice, […]

Sketching Locations For March 2017

Sketching Locations For March 2017

Update: Sorry to do it, but two sketching events are cancelled. Please see below. I’ll post April’s schedule soon. 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 […]

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 […]



 
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