watercolor

Ballanacky Castle, watercolor on paper 10" x 8" I have a major museum commission for MASS MoCA , but before I came back to
I've made a practice of gleaning wisdom and support from women I admire. Because my mom was not the "in your corner" type, I learned to do this at a young age. Growing up under her tutelage forced me to figure out ways to get my need for nurturing met.
I felt like I'd won the lottery when I was commissioned to paint this piece. Getting paid to do what makes your heart sing is a gift.
As an artist, I try to honor the muse that guides me. Over time, I've gotten better at paying attention and following its lead.
In Provence, I chose the Luberon for its beauty, and for the most part, stayed in the villages to paint. The Chambres d'hotes were the most memorable and staying in the old farmhouses also provided painting material.
What do I mean by "good"? The first criteria is permanence, how long papers stays the same color, for example. Exposure to light speeds the deterioration of paper.
"I hope that others take solace in my work and just exhale with me."
The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective.
We could most likely define the ultimate dream as a life devoted to passion. For artist Henk Pander, the ultimate dream is a reality, just with a somewhat fantastical twist.
Although some octogenarians are showing signs of Alzheimer's disease or dementia, Miss Betty dubbed her art exhibit as "Memory Lane" and guided us thru her seaside adventures in Portugal...
After leaving a corporate job in 2013 and learning that his wife was pregnant, Crow, who lives in Los Angeles, took advantage
As I walked up the familiar steps and entrance everything seemed as it had been during my time as a student. The inside, however, was quite different and the courtyard was bathed in light, still surrounded by some familiar artwork.
Over the years during the holiday season I've donated a portion of the proceeds from my print sales to support organizations that give back to the community. This year the proceeds will go to support Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the fight against Ebola.
I imagine humanity as being like an intricate, beautiful, stained glass window. Each piece of glass is lovingly chosen for its color, texture and amount of transparency.