Art Travels…

Belgium, Netherlands, Christine de Pizan, New friends, and Art, art, art! And the Internet, did I mention the Internet? Wow, what a summer I have had! So many new experiences, so many new friends from all over the world, and world class museums! Where do I start? In...

MONTGOMERY COUNTY WORKS FOR ARTISTS!

One of my favorite art collectors approached me a couple of weeks ago and asked me: “Do you know that Montgomery County’s Office of Community and Economic Development has a special section for artists?  He showed me on his phone and by gosh, there it was! Montgomery...

I’ve been an absentee blogger…

Monday, April 6, 2015 When I started writing this blog my intention was to write once a week and post on Monday. Now, I have to confess that I have not done so well with that, and any of you who read me already know this.  While I enjoy writing very much, when I am...

Updates/Notecards

I have been freshening up my Notecards page, and will continue to do so over the next few weeks, so stay tuned. Some designs have been revised, and I will be adding those from today forward. Have a great...

Half the Sky?

Half the Sky is a new series I have started using colored pencil. The title comes from a Chinese proverb which states that “women hold up half the sky”. I was inspired by this saying when I read a book of the same title by the writers Nicholas Kristof and...

Spread the Word

Just a simple request today: if you like what you see or read, please “like” my page or send it on to a friend! And, check the Gallery page for some new...

Looking for a title

I have already posted some pictures of the first in my new series of woven collages, but I am searching for a title for the entire series.  For instance, my collages inspired by Jerusalem’s Western Wall is “The Wall Series”, and the Judy...

New work

I have been working on lots of new pieces and several new series of work, so I thought I should post one. This is a 5 ft by 8 ft collage. I collaged strips of canvas and then wove them into a tapestry. This series needs a name. If you have any ideas, let me...

Expanding the boundaries of collage

I have been working on this idea for almost two years, and at last have completed the first attempt. It is a collage tapestry, created from strips of collaged canvas, varnished and woven into a 5 foot by 8 foot hanging work of art. I used copper pipe for the hanging...

A Workshop Testimonial

Earlier this year I presented a workshop to the Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptors on my working method, as part of the Society’s 75th Anniversary. The artist members celebrated 75 years of continuous existence by sponsoring 75 hours of workshops! I was...

War Horse art

Saw War Horse yesterday. The “puppet” horses are so lifelike I wanted to take one home. The puppeteers created magic with their ability to make these horses breath, snort, run and show real emotion. They were amazing. Such...