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Current & upcoming artist appearances

Horned Melons on Cover of Asheville Laurel Magazine

  It’s such an honor to have been chosen for the cover and featured artist spread for the Nov. 2020 edition of The Asheville Laurel. The magazine’s editor, Jerry Johnson, came to me looking for images that represented abundance, and selected “Horned Melons” for the cover as well as several other of my images for… Continue Reading

Shop Talk in The Asheville Laurel

The Asheville Laurel interviewed me for their Shop Talk page! I’m so honored to have been selected! This magazine is so incredibly supportive of Asheville area artists and other locally-owned businesses. I’m so fortunate to be a part of this amazing community! 😀 Click here to see full article: Continue Reading

Gallery Expansion with Two New Artists

I’m going into my third year at the gallery now, and this month I’m expanding the space by 1,200 sq. ft. and two new artists. Walter Arnold, an award-winning photographer who captures extraordinary images of abandoned, historical buildings now occupies the far side of the gallery, while Raphaella Vaisseau’s whimsical and colorful acrylic and watercolor… Continue Reading

Artisphere – One of the Nation’s Top Art Festivals

Artisphere Art Festival in downtown Greenville, SC, featured my Lemon Portrait image on their website! This was my second year exhibiting at this show and they are my all time favorite! Amazing patrons, organizers and volunteers, plus I can commute to the show from my home in Asheville. It’s so great to be in my… Continue Reading

Featured Artist in The Laurel of Asheville

I’m thrilled to have a full page in The Laurel of Asheville, highlighting Second Saturdays in the River Arts District (RAD). Second Saturdays, the second Saturday of each month, are the days when ALL artists’ studios and galleries are open to the public, and are often offering live demonstrations of their work process. Grey Line… Continue Reading

The Void – A Teaching Moment Using My Images

    This article is quite interesting. It’s author, David Gottshall, describes for educators the concept of The Void as “a quintessential black-drop against which your class may come to life.” I apologize that the text in this posting is so small. Here’s the link for easier reading: Continue Reading

An Occasion for the Arts Williamsburg, VA

An Occasion for the Arts is a lovely show held in Williamsburg, VA. The surrounding area is full of accomplished artists who regularly participate in the show, and I was happy to be invited to exhibit among them. My daughter came with me on this trip, a rare occurrence since she’s a busy college student,… Continue Reading

Art On Main Hendersonville, NC

Hendersonville is just down the road from Asheville, so exhibiting at this show was a nice break from some of the long distances I often travel for shows. It’s great to be able to go home at the end of each day! Here’s a description of the show from its website: Autumn in the Western… Continue Reading

Announcement in AVL Today

I’ll be exhibiting at Artisphere Art Festival in Greenville, SC next month, along with 11 other Asheville area artists, and AVL Today featured us in their online post about it today. They even included one of my images! See the whole article here: Artisphere is a very competitive show to jury into, and I’m… Continue Reading

Pink Dahlias SOLD at Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

  This woman went home with my Pink Dahlias, which perfectly matched her top. 🙂 Fantastic show. So fortunate to have been invited to exhibit! The 59th annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious juried fine art shows. It consistently ranks among the most highly regarded outdoor… Continue Reading

Gasparilla Festival Of The Arts

  I love Gasparilla! Such a fantastic show with amazing organizers and a perfect venue! Bonus: I got an award and got to spend a few days with my mom in Sebring. (I’m not sure if this little girl is as happy as I am. I think maybe she’s had to pose for one too… Continue Reading

Naples Downtown New Year’s Art Festival

The Naples Art Festivals are known for not only top, national artists, but also for the lesser known local patrons who like to dress “artistically” while circulating among the booths. I wish I’d had more time to catch photos of the dyed poodles, shoulder-riding iguanas and parrots, and tattoo-matching couples. The term “circus” comes to… Continue Reading

St. James Court Art Show – Extraordinary Hospitality

The St James Court Art Show in Louisville, KY is the largest art show I’ve done to date. With over 700 artists and 300,000 visitors, this show is massive. And, amazingly, it all takes place on quiet, residential streets. Homes surrounding the venders’ booths are beautiful, old historic buildings, with their owners graciously offering meals… Continue Reading

First Place at Windermere Art Affair!!

First Place! Wahoo! Thanks so much to all the great people of Windermere Art Affair for their great support. Such a fantastic show! Dates & Times: Saturday, March 4th and Sunday March 5th 11-5 PM 2017. Location: 520 Main St, Windermere, FL 34786 Visit Website Continue Reading

The Luminance Exhibition

  I’m so grateful to Ron Betta for offering for me to exhibit at his Art of Fitness studio in Dr. Phillips, FL. Ron was the most gracious of hosts, allowing me to commandeer his entire studio and display my work on every wall. We enjoyed hors d’oevres, cocktails and live classical music. Thank you… Continue Reading

Two Awards at the St. Stephen’s Art Show in Coconut Grove!!

Such a great day at the St. Stephen’s Art Festival with TWO awards! One for my my photography, the other for winning the poster contest. My Half Nautilus image was used for the poster and all of the show’s media promotion. 🙂 Here’s an adorable family with their aluminum print of my Half Nautilus: Continue Reading

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