“But where do you begin?” It’s a legitimate question I am asked often and the answer is not always satisfying. I just do. I start. I’m not a compulsive creator so my mind is in play long before my hands. Sometimes that’s a process that … Continue readingWhere to Begin
Since I moved to Woodbury in 2004, I’ve had a great interest in the history of this place and have found myself rather involved in local preservation organizations but my interest in Woodbury’s history goes a bit beyond the buildings themselves. There is a kind … Continue readingNeglected History
It never fails. Whenever I complete a piece, I think of Drake and cry a bit. Finishing work, whether it was your favorite or not, whether it went as planned or not, always seems to be a mixture of triumph and sentimentality to me. You … Continue readingMural Complete!
It’s official! The Bridgeton School Board has approved the design for the Indian Avenue School mural project. This opportunity was made available as a residency through Appel Farm Arts and Music Center with the Pathways 21st Century Community Learning Centers at Bridgeton Public Schools. So excited to … Continue readingBridgeton Mural Approved
It was an honor yesterday to work with the Board of Trustees of ArtPride New Jersey during their annual board retreat. The project was to create a New Jersey map on wood not with roads or boundaries or counties but as plotted points representing the … Continue readingArtPride Art Map of New Jersey
Working on a mural design based on anti-bullying. Hope to share more soon as color is added and I work through more details. Thanks for checking in.
A special thank you to the Woodbury Public Library for the placement of my donation of this Walt Whitman rendering based on the famous photograph of the poet. Read the post about Captain Kenneth Drake who inspired this piece To see this print in person … Continue readingThank You Woodbury Public Library
On April 1, 2013, my mother celebrated her 10 year anniversary being free from cancer. She celebrated by telling no one. This was partly because the date coincidentally falls on my daughter’s birthday and she would have no attention taken from her dear Scarlette. Beyond … Continue readingPerseverance