Downsizing, Change, Reunions, and new Sketches plus Fiber Art

Months ago, I downsized from a 3 bedroom house to 1 bedroom apartment.  Oh GOD.  Don’t let me use large boxes ever again!  I’m too old … Continue reading Downsizing, Change, Reunions, and new Sketches plus Fiber Art

Letting Go and Moving On in Retirement. May It Lead to New Artwork, at Least.

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.

Women Artists in Dallas Rock the Galleries

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

Frida Kahlo-Inspired Gallery Exhibit at The Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake

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

In Order to Execute One Task, I Drift Off Into Another In Search of the Elusive Muse

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

Hope Returns and Sharing Maker Inspiration

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

The Boomer Digital Learning Curve + Self-Doubt = Just One More Challenge

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