Scribbles & Strokes

Complete Inventory of Coalesce

Complete Inventory of Coalesce

It's a question I've been hearing all month! "When can I see all the piece you made for this show?" Wonder no more! In this post I have a complete inventory of my works from this show. Click the photo or the link to see if the piece is still available! If you have any...

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“Coalesce” a Duo Show

“Coalesce” a Duo Show

Last week I shared about our opening reception of my latest show 'Coalesce' my duo show with Marta Staudinger. This week I want to give you some more insight into what this show is about and how it came to be.NAKED ROTHKO 6ft. x 4ft" by Marta Staudinger It is my honor...

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“Coalesce” Middleburg Reception: Recap

“Coalesce” Middleburg Reception: Recap

I have been looking forward to this show at The Byrne Gallery in Middleburg, VA for months! This show has been a lot of hard work for both Marta Staudinger and myself. The two of us were asked by The Byrne Gallery to create a body of work together for this show. It is...

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Invitation to Coalesce, My Upcoming Exhibition

Invitation to Coalesce, My Upcoming Exhibition

I am so excited to invite you to my upcoming show in collaboration with Marta Staudinger. Our show is called “Coalesce”, an exhibition of expressive abstract paintings. Marta and I chose this name because it seemed like we just kept coming together over and over in...

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Sensory Deprivation: My Experience

Sensory Deprivation: My Experience

This fall is shaping up to be a little bit insane for both me and my husband, Joel. We both have a lot of very long, strange work hours. Earlier this week my husband surprised me with the news that we were trying Sensory Deprivation as a fun date. Sensory deprivation...

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Music to Paint To

Music to Paint To

I have synesthesia. All it means is I associate colors and moods with letters, numbers, words, but mostly sounds. I see colors when listening to music. Sounds strongly affect me and usually locks me into a mental state of deep thinking and creativity. Listening to...

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Faith over Fear

Faith over Fear

This past week has been a logistic nightmare and frankly it’s hard to think of a time when I have been more stressed over the business side of art.  I have been running around like a madwoman trying to get a high resolution scan of a painting that has been licensed to...

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Stretching Your Own Canvas

Stretching Your Own Canvas

Every time I stretch canvas and show sneak peeks of the process on Instagram I get a ton of questions. Most of the questions pertain to what I’m doing, or why I do things a certain way. Most of the questions revolve around very Googleable (it’s a word, don’t even...

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What Goes into a New Collection?

What Goes into a New Collection?

SO MUCH. That is the short, nondescript answer. A new collection is mostly a lot of decision making . Here is what it takes to put together a new collection. My collections tend to be very separate from each other. You can tell the artwork is by me, but the colors...

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