Events

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 […]


2016 Shows, Exhibits, Classes

2016 Shows, Exhibits, Classes

I am looking forward to sharing my art with you in 2016! The year promises to bring a mix of gallery shows, outdoor art fairs, events. Keep an eye on this list, as I will add to it all year long as my schedule evolves. Art Classes: Check the calendar at Uncommon Art for the up-to-date […]

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

During December, we’ll keep the studio open for a few extra days and hours. Here’s our schedule for the month: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 10am – 5pm Thursday, Friday: 10am – 7pm Saturday: 10am – 6pm Sunday, Dec. 20th: noon – 5pm CLOSED: Christmas Day, New Years Eve, & New Years Day. Stop in and let us help […]

Holiday Art Hop, Saturday, November 28

Holiday Art Hop, Saturday, November 28

Kick off the holiday shopping season by shopping small – and shopping art! In a departure from our Friday night art hops, this hop will take place on Saturday, Nov. 28th from noon – 6pm. That’s the Saturday of Thanksgiving Weekend, and also Small Business Saturday. About 15 shops and 25 artists will be ready […]


Artists Cafe, Cuyahoga Valley Art Center

Artists Cafe, Cuyahoga Valley Art Center

Now through mid-December, a collection of my collage work is on display in the Artists Cafe at Cuyahoga Valley Art Center. I have chosen 17 collages, large and small, of a mix of landscape and abstract themes. You can get a good look at several from my Portals series, New Orleans, the entire All Buttoned Up series, as […]

Gifts from the Heart of Nature, Holden Arboretum

Gifts from the Heart of Nature, Holden Arboretum

If you’re looking for a truly unique gift-giving experience, take a drive out to The Holden Arboretum in Kirtland. Their 36th annual Gifts from the Heart of Nature begins on Friday, November 13th. The juried holiday show and sale offers carefully selected and unique handcrafted items made from natural materials or with nature themes. I will have hand-painted […]

Christkindl Markt, November 13-15

Christkindl Markt, November 13-15

I’m pleased to be showing this year at Christkindl Markt, a holiday-inspired fine arts and crafts show and Canton tradition. Christkindl Markt features artisans from across the United States, showing glass, painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, textiles, floral arrangements, woodworks, holiday items and more. Look for a used book sale, a shopping spree raffle and silent […]


Brecksville Heartfelt Holiday, November 7-8

Brecksville Heartfelt Holiday, November 7-8

Heartfelt Holiday is a lovely arts and crafts festival held by the Brecksville Center for the Arts. Along with 42 artists, the festival will have a children’s area, decorated trees and wreaths, a bake shoppe, and gift shop. It makes a fun way to kick off the holiday season and get a jump on your […]

Impressions of Nature, 1st Congregational Church, Akron

Impressions of Nature, 1st Congregational Church, Akron

The 1st Congregational Church of Akron is truly a beautiful place: a gorgeous historic building and a kind, warm group of people. Needless to say, when they asked if I would like to display my artwork in their fellowship hall, my answer was an enthusiastic “yes”! Twenty-five of my nature-inspired paintings and collages are hanging in […]

Art Fest at The Gardener of Bath, October 11

Art Fest at The Gardener of Bath, October 11

The Art Fest at the Gardener of Bath kicked off my outdoor show season in June this year, and it will wrap up the season as well! The art fest is a fun event – local bands, local art, and local food. Doesn’t get much better than that, especially since Sunday promises to be a perfect fall […]


Art Classes for Fall 2015

Art Classes for Fall 2015

Now that the weather is cooling off, it’s time to get out your paints and pens and join an art class! The Art Journaling and Sketching groups are “drop-ins”, so show up when you can. The collage and painting classes have definite start dates, so register before they fill up! And BYOB painting parties? Well, they are just […]

Art Hop on September 11

Art Hop on September 11

September 11th will be the last of the regularly scheduled Art Hops this year. I can hardly believe it! This year has flown by…just flown! To end the season, the focus this month will be on art education and learning something new. I will be offering materials to make your own postcard-sized collages. If you haven’t […]

Akron Art Prize 2015

Akron Art Prize 2015

The Akron Art Prize is a competition for area artists. More than 200 of us will have artwork on display at various location in Akron during the month of September. Visitors are encouraged to check out the art, then vote for their favorites. The winner takes home a substantial $5000 prize! My newest collage, “Roots […]


Art Break Day 2015

Art Break Day 2015

Friday, September 4th is Art Break Day, a day when everyone is encouraged to sit down for a few minutes and make art. Yes, everyone includes YOU! 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 On The Green 2015

Art On The Green 2015

Ah, my favorite show of the summer! I know I shouldn’t play favorites, but, hey, I can’t help it. This one is 2 blocks from my house, is packed with really cool artists, is always a great show for me, and the weather is terrific. What’s not to love?? This year, I have a new […]

2nd Friday Art Hop - Scavenger Hunt

2nd Friday Art Hop – Scavenger Hunt

Put your running shoes on and get ready to find the hidden art around town! Friday, August 14th, is our 2nd Friday Art Hop, and this one is a scavenger hunt. Studios, galleries,  and shops will have parts of famous art hidden for you to find. Be on the lookout for everything from Van Gogh’s […]



 
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