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Into the Woods — coming soon

Too much on my plate — who me? Although I’ve learned quite abruptly over the last two years to say NO; I haven’t quite mastered it yet. I have committed to a lot over the next two months… Why is it so hard? Why do I have the overwhelming need to please and to receive […]

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“Thirsty”

24×24 acrylic painting of a moose titled, “Thirsty.”

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Audrey’s big day

February 1st, 2014 was an artful day! My little Audrey had her performance as a stork in The Amazing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe directed by Missoula Theatre. A married couple from Missoula Montana traveled to Bakersfield. They had auditions on a Friday, cast the play and had rehearsals all the next week. There were two […]

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Art Imitates Art III round 1 February, 2014

 Since the closing of our gallery in January it was a little difficult to keep the momentum going. But, leave it to a great friend and local artist to pull me out of my rut! Jesus Fidel of The Empty Space and I joined forces and hosted Art Imitates Art III at his gallery. The […]

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Whistle While you Work at The Empty Space gallery 1/11/2014

        I was invited to participate in a group show inspired by the story, Snow White, titled “Whistle While You Work.” This show was curated by my dear friend Jesus Fidel at The Empty Space gallery in Bakersfield CA. The opening artist reception was held on January 11th, 2014. My first assignment […]

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True serendipity…

Phew! What a whirlwind. I have had a rough few months. Losing the gallery was quite devastating. But every time a door closes… one… ah, forget it. I don’t think I can hear that one again without crying out in horrible pain. Don’t get me wrong I’m adjusting. I’ll be fine. As soon as the […]

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Art inspired by music

In late 2013 I was commissioned to paint a portrait of Jake Batts. He is the son of my mother’s companion. He is an amazing musician. It was a kick to get the texted picture of his reaction to it. As “Face” always said, “I love it when a plan comes together.”

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New digs

This was the first painting I completed in my new home art studio. I originally titled it, “Oh Hi!” But, the new owner has named him Oliver. I think that works for him.                 My new studio has plenty of space to spread out and have many stations […]

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Final curtains at The Foundry

In December we had a cute members show titled “Island of Misfit Toys,” inspired by the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Christmas television special produced in stop motion animation by Rankin/Bass. This was released appropriately enough 49 years ago to the day from our show opening, December 6th, 1964. Artists were given the choice to create […]

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