Posts Tagged ‘2012’

Finding My Way Home, a Collage

Finding My Way Home, a Collage

“Finding My Way Home” started with a bit of nostalgia for the places I’ve lived throughout my life. I’ve been wondering how much longer I want to stay in my current home – I’ve been here since 2004. I just love it, but it’s getting to be a lot for me to keep up by […]

Holiday Shops, 2012

Holiday Shops, 2012

Looking for local handmade gifts this season? Want something unique that no one else will find? Then here are some places to check out. They have my artwork, along with work from many other local artisans. Each shop has different work and is worth checking out. The photo to the left was taken at Peninsula […]

Cleveland Handmade Market, Dec. 1, 2012

Cleveland Handmade Market, Dec. 1, 2012

Ok, my friends, this is last show that I’m doing in-person for the season. If you’ve had your eye on something and have been waiting for the perfect moment, this is it! Come and get it! The Dec. 1 Tower Press Market will be big! Talk about the perfect show: lots of local artists, free […]


New Necklaces

New Necklaces

Making these necklaces is so inspiring that I just can’t stop!  A whole new collection will debut later this week at these 2 shows: Art for Water Friday, November 30 4:00-9:00pm 755 W. Parkway Blvd. Aurora, Ohio 44202   Cleveland Handmade Market at Tower Press Saturday, December 1 10:00-6:00 1900 Superior Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44144 […]

Art for Water, November 30, 2012

Art for Water, November 30, 2012

Join me for “Art for Water”, a Holiday Open House with local artists and get an early start on your holiday shopping. The open house will benefit The Kaumba Project, whose goal is to provide clean drinking water to Kaumba, Kenya. Shop jewelry, art, soaps, and other gifts for your self and your friends. We […]

Solon PTA Arts & Craft Fair, November 10, 2012

Solon PTA Arts & Craft Fair, November 10, 2012

Solon PTA will hold their annual Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday, November 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. I will have a table there, just like last year. Stop out and see me – it’s a great show with lots of artists and crafters. A perfect way to get some of your holiday […]


Ohio Collage Society Members Show, November 2012

Ohio Collage Society Members Show, November 2012

The Ohio Collage Society will hold its 6th Annual Members Exhibit in November. The show opens Friday, November 2, at Studio 2091 Gallery in Cuyahoga Falls. Join us from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. for the show opening. Can’t make it? Catch the show during the month of November through December 1. My entry is “Finding My […]

Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show, Sept. 23

Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show, Sept. 23

For all my East Side friends, I hope you can join me for a show in Solon on Sunday, Sept. 23. Yes, that’s a SUNDAY. The Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show will have more than 120 artists and crafters with unique and unusual items. I’ve done this show on the West Side in the past, […]

Postcard Swap Blog Hop

Postcard Swap Blog Hop

The postcard swap is finally over. Six postcards have arrived in the mail, and are comfortably posted around my studio. This swap is so much fun. I’m still a kid at heart – I love opening the mailbox and finding a real piece of mail, from a real person with a handwritten address and note. […]


Lakewood Community Festival, Sept. 15, 2012

Lakewood Community Festival, Sept. 15, 2012

UPDATE: The festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 15. Apparently, my “sunshine dance” didn’t work, and the rain won’t stop. So, we will try again for the 15th. Looking for something fun to do on Saturday? Stop on out and see me at the Lakewood Community Festival! The event runs 11:00-5:00, Saturday, September 15. […]

Upcoming Art Shows, September - December, 2012

Upcoming Art Shows, September – December, 2012

The remainder of 2012 is promising to be very exciting, with lots of shows on my books. I’ve been busily painting and have many new paintings to show you. The paintings above are just a sampling. As we get closer to each show, I’ll post more details along with maps and such. I hope you […]

Liberate Your Art Postcard Swap, 2012

Liberate Your Art Postcard Swap, 2012

Ah, time for the postcard swap again! I’ve been looking forward to this for a while. Kat Sloma, over at Kat Eye View, is hosting the swap as she did last year. The concept is simple: print up postcards with images of your art. Send 5 cards and stamps to her, and she sends back […]


Art on the Green, 2012

Art on the Green, 2012

Summer art festival season is full swing! You can find me at Art on the Green this year. Come see all the new paintings I’ve been doing. What new paintings? Oh,  well, you’ll just have to come and see! I’ll be sharing a tent with other wonderful artists from Hudson Society of Artists. We have […]

Clothesline Art Show, June 14-15, 2012

Clothesline Art Show, June 14-15, 2012

Here’s a sure sign of summertime: the Clothesline Art Show. Stop by to see original, unframed artwork by members of the Hudson Society of Artists. Several hundred small artworks will be on display, priced typically between $15 and $200. I will have 12 little paintings and collages, all originals. The show is held at the […]

You Know You're An Art Geek When...

You Know You’re An Art Geek When…

You go to a wine tasting, and get more excited about the really awesome cool appetizer plates they offer than you do about the wines. Yup. That’s me. Sigh… These plates are very sturdy clear plastic, about 8 inches square. That notch in the corner is designed to hold a wine glass stem. You put […]


Finding The Way

Finding The Way

This 4 x 6 inch collage is make from magazine images, part of a map, a painted background, and some machine stitching. For some reason, I’ve struggled with the title to this piece. I’m sure I’ll change my mind a few more times before long. I’ll stick with this title, at least long enough to […]

Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, 2012

Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, 2012

For those of you in the Hudson, Ohio area, you’ll have the chance to see more of my artwork at the Margaret Clark Morgan Building between April 3 and June 19, 2012. The Morgan Building has a terrific gallery space, where 10 of us from Hudson Society of Artists will have original paintings on display. […]

The Project And The Draft, 2012

The Project And The Draft, 2012

Peninsula Art Academy is hosting a show entitled “The Project and The Draft”. The show focuses on where artists get their inspiration and how the final artwork may (or may not) differ from the original idea. I think it’s a great concept for a show. I got a sneak peek today at the entries, and […]


March Members Show 2012

March Members Show 2012

Hudson Society of Artists is having its annual March Members Show. As usual, it’s a terrific show. I’m always delighted to see the range and quality of artwork we have. The show opens March 10 with a reception from 6:00-8:00 pm. The show is on display until March 31. Laurel Lake Retirement Center 200 Laurel […]

Follow Your Heart

Follow Your Heart

David Sandum is organizing a Twitter Art Exhibit in Moss, Norway. He’s asked artists from around the world to send in original, postcard-sized artworks to be sold to raise money for a women’s crisis center. The exhibit opens on Friday, April 13, 2012. Read about the exhibit here: http://davidsandumart.posterous.com/call-for-artists-2nd-twitter-art-exhibit-in-m and on Twitter using the hashtag […]

Show of Hands

Show of Hands

My friend Jane, over at Maiden Jane, was thinking recently about her hands and all they do – all the hard-working, dedicated, complex things. She posted a challenge to see other people’s hands. Ok. I’ll bite…here you go. I used to have nice hands: long thin fingers and long nails that rarely broke. Those days […]


Funky February at Hudson Fine Art & Framing, 2012

Funky February at Hudson Fine Art & Framing, 2012

Have you had enough of this dreary winter? Allow me to offer an antidote: Funky February Art Show at Hudson Fine Art & Framing This show features artwork by Maria Zanetta, Charlotte Lees, and me. We’ll have paintings, sculpture, and jewelry that are sure to brighten your spirits. The show opens Friday, February 3, from […]


 
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