I have a new art piece on display in the Dia de Los Muertos exhibit through the Visual Art League of Lewisville. The task was to submit a piece of art directly inspired by a Mexican or Latin American painter. That is a tall order that I took seriously…. Continue reading Art Exhibit: Dia de los muertos / Frida Kahlo / Self-Portrait with Black Necklace and Butterfly
This piece had many starts and stops but eventually came together. It is chaotic and messy just like a drunk driving accident. Continue reading The World As I See It: Shelf of Remembrance
Artist’s Statement: March in to heaven with the confidence and innocence of a child. We know in our hour of need, God will remember and not forsake us. Continue reading Art Piece: March in to Heaven
This new piece is part of my ongoing “Remember Me” series. I prepared the canvas earlier this year but had difficulty adding the components. Early iterations had a different frame, photos, and orientation. Nothing was working but I didn’t get discouraged. The best part about the creative process is the moment when I know it’s right. Continue reading New Art Piece: Universal Language
Even though it’s Texas, the winter doldrums still strike. Nature is mostly brown and/or dead. The eyes ache for color and the mind seeks inspiration. I have the solution! Go to the New Beginnings art exhibit in Lewisville, Texas. Continue reading Opening Reception: New Beginnings
I was imbibing a Starbucks Java Chip Frappuccino with my friend, Tore Bellis, last Fall. That’s when the spark of creativity hit me: I want to write for Creative Machine Embroidery!
I recently took a Barbie doll apart for an art project. (I needed her head). Continue reading A Shell of Her Former Self
For Christmas 2019, I visited Crystal Bridges of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. It is my favorite museum because it has art that fits my taste.
One of the art displays featured books with Borax crystals. This intrigued me… Continue reading Memories of Tomorrow
I started this piece a few months ago but had a mental block. Last night the spark of ideas flowed so I pulled out the spray paints, leftover embroidered butterfly and assorted whatnots to complete the piece. Continue reading Chaos & Hope