“By the Sea” Art Camp

I had the honor of spending last week with fourteen 5-8 year olds, exploring life By the Sea, a camp idea inspired by my residency in Shetland earlier this year. This isn’t the first art camp I’ve taught but it’s been several years since the last one, so I was a little worried about making […]

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Exhibition From My Residency in Shetland: June 24 – July 26

  I am busy finishing artwork and framing it to get ready to install this exhibit in a few weeks at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. I will have about thirty pieces total, half of which I completed in Shetland and half I completed over the last couple of months. The opening reception […]

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Acrylic and Mixed Media at the Lighthouse

  I have three pieces in the Places & Spaces show at the Oak Park Art League, which runs until June 4. They are all from my residency and all three are mixed media pieces on birch board: I finished these three pieces toward the end of my residency, I guess I would say when […]

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Watercolors: Part 1

When I started planning for this residency back in August of last year I had some visions of what sort of materials I would use, such as certain colors of acrylic paint (Sepia! Naples Yellow! Turquoise!), my collection of wax crayons and oil pastels, a roll of paper, canvas, maybe boards, and definitely watercolors. Definitely […]

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Unst

Back in Oak Park now for almost a week. It still feels unreal to be home and I cannot get over how quickly everything seemed to happen over the last six, now almost seven, weeks! It was a whirlwind, honestly. People asked me many times if I ever felt isolated or bored while at the […]

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10 Days Later …

If you’ve visited my website before you may notice this is not how it normally looks. If you haven’t, you might be wondering where the artwork is hiding or where information might be about classes or where to find my artwork. Well, after weeks of trying to figure out what got into my previous site […]

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