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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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November 2013 at The Foundry

                  For the month of November we hosted members show “Dia de los Muertos.” – graphic by Christopher O’Brien. This show was awesome. We had a big turn out and filled both windows! Painted headboard by Jessica McEuen. We also exhibited “Pieces” by Yvonne Cavanagh in the […]

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October 2013 at The Foundry

 In October 2013 The Foundry hosted Lost and Foundry II. For this group show we challenge artists to create artwork using recycled-out of the ordinary items. This show is one of the favorites! This year we had many different styles. It was a great show.               Our members wall […]

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September 2013 Four Shows at The Foundry

For First Friday in September, I took a mini vacation to San Francisco. It was a much needed reprieve taken with my husband and dear friend Jessica. We went to a horse race at Golden Gate Fields and visited with friends. In my absence a few favorites at the gallery manned the post. This month was […]

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August 2013 Water Color Places by Duane Anderson at The Foundry

On August 2nd, 2013 I curated a show titled Water Color Places by Duane Anderson at The Foundry. The Artist’s Philosophy: Watercolor painting for me is about RELATIONSHIPS: between the artist and the scene… between the tactile texture of paper and brush between the staining and blending of the paint and, ultimately, between the artist […]

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Autumn Glare

For our September’s member installation at The Foundry the theme was Autumn. The members were challenged to submit artwork using Autumn or Fall colors. Here is my piece, Autumn Glare. This is listed for $250.00 and is available for purchase. Acrylic. 16 x 20 “deep dish” gallery wrapped canvas.

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Meeting at the Water Buffalo to live with a creative gal

Last week just before our inspiring vacation down to Southern California this painting, Meeting at the Water Buffalo, sold to a super creative florist in Bakersfield, CA. She runs a quaint flower shop in downtown Bakersfield with her beautiful mother. This place is the definition of a family shop. When I dropped the painting by […]

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July 2013 The Foundry Art Gala and Auction

The gallery has had some unexpected things come up over the last few weeks. The gallery members joined forces and donated art to the gallery for a one night auction and gala. Throughout the night 12 pieces were sold and a little over 100 attended. I’ve been on a roller coaster ride since all has […]

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