Posts Tagged ‘2013’

Open House: Meet the New Neighbors

Open House: Meet the New Neighbors

Life Needs Art / Bellabor Art Jewelry invite you to Meet the New Neighbors! We’ve just moved into our new art studio and would love to get acquainted. Come join us for some socializing and light refreshments Monday, December 16 4:00 – 6:00 pm 220 N. Main, Suite B Hudson, OH 44236 (above My Little […]

Mini Watercolor Palette Workshop

Mini Watercolor Palette Workshop

Learn how to make a tiny palette box for your watercolor paints. These little paint boxes easily slip in your purse or pocket so that you can paint everywhere and anywhere. Perfect for traveling or sketching on the go. This little bitty palette makes a great gift for the creative person on your list – […]

Holiday Art Show at JADE Gallery, Dec. 14, 2013

Holiday Art Show at JADE Gallery, Dec. 14, 2013

For you Northeast Ohioans, pop on out to the JADE Gallery on Saturday, December 14th for a holiday art show of local art. You never know – you might be able to polish off some of that remaining holiday shopping in one stop! JADE Gallery 12573 Chillicothe Road Chesterland, Ohio 44026 http://www.jadeart.moonfruit.com/


Cleveland Handmade Market, Dec. 7, 2013

Cleveland Handmade Market, Dec. 7, 2013

Tis the season for the Cleveland Handmade Market at Tower Press. This was my favorite show from last year and I’ve been looking forward to it all year: really interesting work that you don’t see elsewhere, good crowds, absolutely cool building, and the Artefino cafe on site. If you haven’t been in the Tower Press building […]

Collage Ornaments

Collage Ornaments

So I’ve been fascinated with collage lately (see here), and the thought hit me: Why stick to 2-dimensional objects? What about 3-dimensions? (Cue the sound of a lightbulb going off.) Why not combine collage with Christmas ornaments? To help celebrate the season, I’m offering handmade collage ornaments to decorate your tree, home, office: anywhere you […]

Five Small Collages

Five Small Collages

Saturday afternoon was a lot of fun. Some folks from the Ohio Collage Society got together for a collage-making party, otherwise known as a “chat-n-glue”. We all brought collage supplies – paper, pens, paint, scissors, glue, and whatnot – and spent a couple hours making collages. While going through my stash, I found a piece […]


NEW: Join me for an Art Journaling Class

NEW: Join me for an Art Journaling Class

Need a little “ME” time during the holidays? Looking to add some color to your day? Always wanted to journal but don’t have time? Journaling can relieve stress, clarify thinking, and increase creativity! Join me for an   ART JOURNALING CLASS Let’s sit down and journal together. I’ll show you:   >> prompts to get […]

Dusk

Dusk

The light at the end of the day as the colors cool down, shadows deepen, and twilight settles in. That’s what this painting reminds me of. 8 x 8 inches, acrylic paint and ink on paper. Mounted on 1-1/2 inch deep gallery wrapped canvas. It can hang on a wall, or stand on a shelf. […]

Two Imaginary Landscapes

Two Imaginary Landscapes

I’ve had the urge to paint landscapes lately. Why? I have no idea. I’ve never painted landscapes, not really. My paintings are often inspired by nature – by the colors, flowers, change of seasons – but not usually by landscapes per se. Still, the notion to try landscape-y type paintings has been nudging me, so […]


Dancing in the Spring

Dancing in the Spring

“Dancing In The Spring” reminds me of the joy of early spring mornings, warm breezes, and new grass underfoot. But, as usual, I’m open to suggestions and wonder what it reminds you of. This painting is 12×12 inches, acrylic paint and ink on paper, mounted on a deep canvas.  

November

November

“November” is the second painting in a series that began with an imaginary image that I couldn’t quite put my finger on but couldn’t quite identify. The first version is a small, 4×6 inch sketch. This second version is closest to the original image in my head. It is 12×12 inches, painted with acrylic paints […]

Autumn

Autumn

“Autumn” began with an image that I just couldn’t get out of my head – a red shape on a dark purple or gray background, with streaks of light. It was a vague image, but it persistently hovered around the edges of my mind’s eye for several days. I painted a small version first, about […]


Thickets

Thickets

“Thickets”, 8×8 inches, acrylic paint and ink on canvas. I’ve struggled with naming this painting for a while, because it evokes so many thoughts for me. I look at it one day and it reminds me of an underwater scene, maybe a reef. Or sometimes it looks like a campfire, just as the kindling begins […]

Grand Opening, November 9, 2013

Grand Opening, November 9, 2013

At long last – a dream come true! I’ve wanted a real art studio for as long as I can remember, and here it is! Join me at the grand opening of my new studio space in Hudson. Saturday, November 9, 2013 1 – 5 pm 220 N. Main Street (2nd Floor) Hudson, OH 44236 […]

Bell Street ArtWalk, November 8, 2013

Bell Street ArtWalk, November 8, 2013

Looking for some arty fun on Friday, November 8? Take a drive into Chagrin Falls and stop by the Bell Street ArtWalk. The Valley Art Center and its neighbors along Bell Street will host a variety of artists along with demonstrations and refreshments. The event is indoors, so you’ll stay warm and dry. I’ll be […]


Paintings and Collages, Hudson Library, 2013

Paintings and Collages, Hudson Library, 2013

Through the end of 2013, a selection of my paintings and collages will be on display at the Hudson Library in its Watson-Ewell-Currin Art Gallery. Because my house and studio are small, it’s rare to see so much of my work hanging side-by-side. This is, then, really a treat for me. It always surprises me […]

Over the Lake 2

Over the Lake 2

This painting of Over the Lake is the second in the series derived from a recent visit to Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio. I’m still fascinated by the colors of that day and the windy weather. Get the full story in this post: Over the Lake 1 This version is 24 x 24 inches, also on extra-deep gallery […]

Fall Fest Day, October 20, 2013

Fall Fest Day, October 20, 2013

Looking for a fun event for a fall Sunday? Robesto’s Catering, LLC, in Twinsburg is sponsoring a Fall Fest on Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 2-6pm. There will be tastings, giveaways, pumpkin painting, and a variety of local businesses with displays. I’ll be there with paintings and info about the new studio. Stop on out […]


HeART of Hudson Artwalk, 2013

HeART of Hudson Artwalk, 2013

The 2013 HeART of Hudson Art Walk will be held on Thursday, October 10 from 5 – 9 pm. Shops all around Main Street and First & Main will host dozens of artists and performers for one night only! The event will kick off with an opening reception at the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, 10 […]

In the Pink, 2013

In the Pink, 2013

Hudson Fine Art & Framing will host its annual fundraiser for The Gathering Place. Opening night is Friday, October 4, 2013 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The show runs through the month. Along with artwork by Alice Kiderman, Mary Chapdelaine, and me will be dozens of 6×8 inch paintings by local artists. The paintings will be raffled […]

Afternoon in May

Afternoon in May

Bright, sunny, warm and inviting. Soft creamy colors painted in the background, with drizzles of black acrylic ink accentuated by drops of red and green alcohol inks. 8 x 8 inches acrylic paint and ink, and alcohol ink, on paper, mounted on canvas


Imaginary Garden 2

Imaginary Garden 2

Similar to the first Imaginary Garden, but smaller and moodier. Maybe late autumn rather than early autumn, and a thicker tangle of underbrush. 12 x 16 inches, acrylic paint and ink on canvas  

Imaginary Garden

Imaginary Garden

As the seasons change, I find myself imagining what the landscape will look like as we move into the spareness of Autumn. It is beautiful, but in a different way than the lushness of Summer. 16 x 20 inches, acrylic paint and ink on canvas

Over the Lake, 12x12 inches

Over the Lake, 12×12 inches

About a month ago, my sister and I took a day trip to Geneva on the Lake, Ohio. For as long as we’ve lived in the area, neither one of us have been there. The day was cold and windy, unseasonable for August but typical of this past summer. The view over Lake Erie and […]



 
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