It happened to me, what was unthinkable…..running out of money and resources in retirement; this Boomer who never planned for the future and was blind-sided by job losses and home equity losses, et al, blah blah blah. Now made the … Continue reading Letting Go and Moving On in Retirement. May It Lead to New Artwork, at Least.
This is a thrill, indeed for this Dallas gal-artist! I’ve got 5 cloth dolls and one portrait oil painting in the show! For a sneak peak, visit: the Small Gallery Here on my blog, I’ve updated some pages, As … Continue reading Women Artists in Dallas Rock the Galleries
A collection of photos follows from the recent curated exhibit at The Bath House Cultural Center on White Rock Lake in Dallas. Although I tried to capture each piece of the installation, I offer my sincere apologies to any artist … Continue reading Frida Kahlo-Inspired Gallery Exhibit at The Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake
Evolving Studio Reorganization A few weeks ago, before launching into some new projects, I decided my living room/studio required another sort and rearrange. Besides gaining some wiggle room I found an old sketchbook with drawings from my foray into the … Continue reading In Order to Execute One Task, I Drift Off Into Another In Search of the Elusive Muse
I continue to rework some older cloth dolls as the mood strikes me. I am still incubating ideas for new pieces. Often, before I fall asleep, I rehearse a technique and assemble all the parts completely in my head. I … Continue reading Hope Returns and Sharing Maker Inspiration
All during these difficult 2 months it felt like all my attempts at artmaking sucked, so I just fiddled around with ideas and snapped pics of the process. Continue reading Fiddling Around With Projects to Get Through Hard Times and Good
Making with mixed media
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Last weekend my artist buddy Linda Garten Goodwin and I went on our neighborhood’s Cayuga Plaza Open Studio tour. It sits just east of White Rock Lake, on the other side of the railroad track from my house. We love … Continue reading Neighborhood Artists’ Studio Tours
Hip hip hurrah! During Thanksgiving week, a woman in New York purchased one of my paintings from my new Etsy site! My God, I was so proud and pleased (still am) because this was validation that my art mattered, it … Continue reading The Boomer Digital Learning Curve + Self-Doubt = Just One More Challenge
Well, that’s a bit of an overstatement about my irritations today, but I’m still in a twit over it and needing to just get over myself. Nothing’s so irritating as knowing just enough about computers and blogs and social media … Continue reading Sometimes It Just All Goes Terribly Wrong. Until You Work Through It.