I love artists

Artists are such beautiful creatures. I was reminded of that last night at the workshop on writing an artist statement at the Artful Phoenix in North Attleboro, Mass. (Don’t you just love the name?) What a wonderful gathering of people working in varied mediums–all with great stories of how they got started, how they are […]

CED: Mixed media

The theme for this month’s Creative Every Day Challenge is “mixed media.” Perfect. I love working in mixed media. I enjoy layering mediums and materials in ways  that add complexity and dimension to my artwork. Mixing materials fuels that element of play that inspires me in my art making. I want people who look at […]

Making a statement: Why?

“Why do I do what I do?” I’m pondering this question this week, thanks to an upcoming workshop on writing an artist statement at The Artful Phoenix in North Attleboro, Mass. To prepare for the workshop artists are asked to do homework by thinking about a series of questions. The first one is a big […]

Yummy art

Food and art. Two of my favorite things. I indulged both today at the Rhode Island Food Fights cupcake competition. Bakers from all Rhode Island competed to present the most delicious cupcake. And artists displayed cupcake related art for sale in a silent auction. My creation was this Sharpie marker work on paper, “Cupcake Goddess.” […]

Sharpie art

I love Sharpie markers. Surprisingly, they make a great little tool to create art. I’ve been using them for a while in my sketchbook drawings. They are so vibrant and juicy in color. I happened upon a large variety pack of Caribbean colors when I was in Staples trying to resist my addiction to buying […]

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