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Spruce Up Your Home Before the Holidays!

Nothing says adding holiday sparkle like freshening up the art on your walls. Let’s be real, most people hang art on their walls, and leave it for years, even decades. Nothing dates a room faster than old, outdated decor. This year spice up your living room without breaking the bank. Piece of Cheer 5 Framed Art Print, $72   Shop …

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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 questions regarding any of these …

“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 to be exhibiting alongside Marta Staudinger. She’s an …

“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 rare that a gallery will ask …

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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 multiple business capacities over the last year. We keep merging and working together that …

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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 is something I’ve wanted to try for a long …

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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 something always invokes visions of color and a mood. Listening sparks a memory or deep thought or …

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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 a big client at a huge size, 10x12ft. …

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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 pretend it’s not) questions. Questions that either Google can answer …

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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 and/or the moods are very, very different. Before I …