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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 …

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Terminology: Originals, Prints, Works on Paper

What does it all mean?!? I often get emails or comments from collectors, potential collectors, or collaborators who ask for one thing and confuse me when they describe it and mean another. I’ll give you an example. I recently got an email from someone asking for a print, but she didn’t want it to look exactly like the other piece …

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‘The Divide’ Complete Collection Now Available

The Divide is a collection that is deeply meaningful to me. This collection was started in 2016 and was finished in April of 2018. I have been extremely honored to exhibit this collection at Latela Art Gallery located in Washington D.C. I wanted to give an overview of each of these works individually and as a part of the whole series. …

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The Divide

IT IS FINALLY HERE! The collection I’ve been working on slowly for over two years. This collection is deeply personal to me. I call this series The Divide. You can see and shop the full collection at Latela Gallery. We will also be hosting an opening show on June 30th. Details on the Show Opening: Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018 …

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The Power of Alone

I recently watched this Ted Talk by Susan Cain on the power of introverts. If you have some time, I encourage you to give it a listen. I wanted to tease out and discuss with you one of her overarching points. https://www.ted.com/talks/susan_cain_the_power_of_introverts#t-80690 One of her main points is that we come up with our best ideas and we are at …

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We Met On Instagram Group Show

The East Coast Art Collective is hosting a group show at Willow Street Gallery in Washington D.C. I’m honored to be in this group show with a bunch of other super talented artists! Perhaps you’ve seen me promoting this group show. I just wanted to tell you what East Coast Art Collective is, and how you join in on the …

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Resources for Artists

This post may contain affiliate links. I may receive commissions for purchases made through links in this post. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I get a lot of questions from other artists, both new and experienced like “What paint do you use?” “Where do you get your stretcher bars?” “What accounting software do you use?” “What …

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When the Creative Wellspring Runs Dry

This post may contain affiliate links. I may receive commissions for purchases made through links in this post. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Ok ok, maybe I’m being a little over dramatic. It’s not dry, I’ve had a lot of new ideas and dreams of future projects, it’s just the last few weeks I’ve been tired …

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How to Artist Part 3: Business Expenses

This post may contain affiliate links. I may receive commissions for purchases made through links in this post. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This is the final post in the how to artist series. This mini blog series was based on a question I received from someone on Instagram, “How do you run a business as …

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How to Artist Part 2: How to Spend Time

There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t verified and/or personally use for my own business I can’t tell any artist what is best for them, their unique life situations or their business. As an artist running a small business I can tell you …