Let’s hear it for mistakes!

Wow! I love this quote: “Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art.” —Neil Gaiman’s advice to young people embarking upon a career in the arts. (This mixed media piece is one of my mistakes. The […]

Playing with textures

Most of my current work centers around this representative goddess figure in various forms. She is the central focus of attention, one, standing alone, strong, proud. The textures and layers indicate her complexity. She perfectly fits for the theme of “one” this month for the Creative Every Day Challenge. (Mixed media, paper collage, 3-D acrylic […]

A Mother’s Day treat

My 12-year-old son provided me with a tasty bit of art this Mother’s Day weekend. He created these beautiful treats in his after-school program. He loves to cook. I’ve been feeding his interest. I get so much joy in encouraging him in anything he takes interest in. I must say that he is the greatest […]

“Entry”

I recently did more work on this 8 x10 mixed media collage on canvas. It’s called “Entry.” Originally, I created it while contemplating entering it in a juried show at an art venue that has rejected every single entry I’ve offered for shows over several years. I don’t have the stomach to send in another […]

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