Greetings to all my art enthusiasts! The lion of March blows a cold wind over us. It’s a good time to stay in my studio and paint tree imagery. Trees have a language all their own as they reach, stretch, spread out and throw off new growth. Then there are the windstorms that cull expired branches …

Greetings to all my art enthusiasts!I have wintered over these last few months and given you all a break from reading about art events in our area. This year’s communications will be handled a little differently. With its shifting scene of scandals I will be posting less on Facebook. My personal messages will be the …

Every day is a gift to be acknowledged and enjoyed. I will try to keep today’s art news brief as we are all beginning to feel the accelerated pace of life leading up to the holidays. AIM Gallery is kicking off their next show, ‘Great Art Small Prices’, with an opening reception Saturday, November 3rd, …

News in Brief —This past Saturday, Leesburg’s Arts in the Alley event culminated with FOLPA’s first auction project. A total of $4100 was raised! All the windows and shutters sold. Pictured above is my contribution, titled ‘Mornin’, Glory!’. FOLPA is Town of Leesburg’s fundraising support group for the arts. —The Loudoun Sketch Club has elected …

I am excited to announce that Artsy Shark has chosen me to be one of their featured artists! They have created a fantastic article with images that includes my thoughts on art and the creative process, what motivates and inspires me. Preparing to stand in the spotlight made me sift through everything that is going …

‘Orange Blossoms’, a textured oil on linen, is my donation to FOLPA’s $50 Friends 5×7 Art Works Sale. Notice it is not signed on the front. We are not allowed. If you are interested in purchasing this piece, be sure to go to Tryst early! Art inspires… It’s for everyone! Spring is always a busy …

‘Ware Hound’ in Middleburg Spotlight

Thank you to Middleburg Life for covering Middleburg Arts Council‘s annual exhibit. ‘Love in the Burg’ was graciously hosted by Artists in Middleburg Gallery and juried by Susan Byrne of The Byrne Gallery. The show ran the month of February.             I surely appreciate the spotlight. My submission, ‘Ware Hound’, …

I have been invited to participate in the Tryst Select Exhibit. This show within a show will begin on March 2nd (6-9pm) with an opening reception during Leesburg’s First Friday Celebration and in conjunction with the ongoing Truly, Madly, Deeply Exhibit. There will be works of art on display in the entry way by artists …

Much to my surprise, Bratislava received the Juror’s Choice Award at Larkin Arts’ opening reception of their 2018 Regional Juried Art Exhibition. Happy dance! The jury committee spoke last night about their process, an up close scrutiny of all the entries that took about 5 hours. There was NO electronic entry. Out of 131 works …

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