During this past August, my work was on display at the Fireroast Cafe & Wine Bar (if you haven't been there, check it out--their coffee is delicious) in the Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis. Of the eleven works I exhibited, I ended up selling five--so that's fun!
This was a very fun commissioned work I did last year as a birthday gift from one sister to another. Listening to my client talk about her sister with such love, admiration, and respect, was so very sweet. It made me wish I had a sister. She wanted the work to capture a portion of... Continue Reading →
In 2014, I took on the project of posting a visual journal page spread every day. This was the first of my annual projects that I didn't complete. I did make it to no. 247, which is pretty decent. In an effort to reorganize, update, and revise my blog, I've removed the old daily art... Continue Reading →
Like other intuitive works, this journal's imagery originated more from my creative subconscious than any intentional concept development. As I have gotten older, I’ve made an effort to be more present and aware of my instincts and intuition. Interestingly, I can now look back at works I created over the past few years, and see... Continue Reading →
Moonlight Sonata She listens beside the ocean for love songs of dead sailors, Spanish pirates, and Viking warriors. The soft moan of the sky cries across the stars. The moon shapeshifts to the faces of those she lost But she hungers for her prince. The castle just seems too big and her nights are no... Continue Reading →
A past client of mine contacted me recently to commission a set of two original mixed media work for her nieces (I think?). She wanted something sweet for the girls that were uniquely theirs.
Artist Statement: This is a unique body of work because it exemplifies my recent shift to focus on the internal intuitive process of creating art. Previously, when developing a body of work, I’d concentrate on the final message I wanted to convey in my pieces. I would then work backwards to visually meet that conscious... Continue Reading →
As I mentioned in my previous post, I am starting to have more opportunities to show my work in Grand Forks, including the recent Selfie group exhibition at the Third Street Gallery. This month, I am the featured artist at the Living Sage Home Boutique. I met the owner, last summer when I was placed... Continue Reading →
When we first moved to Grand Forks, I forced myself out of my comfort zone, and applied to any community art event/exhibition if my art was suitable. I donated several pieces to charity auctions. I was also elated to take part in Grand Fork's annual The Art of Giving charity art sale. Any exposure is... Continue Reading →