full life

Sometimes a moment cannot be fully enjoyed until I put it on paper. Documentation is something I have focused on and explored this summer. I have been interested in how capturing a moment, with a photo or on paper, creates a time loop. Its an illusion convincing us that we can enter into the moment… Continue reading full life

I hope my paintings can be an oasis

Wow what a semester and where has it gone?! What have I been up to (besides hogging the computer to research Bernini and Degenerate art till all hours of the night?) well take a look! I have continued my focus on capturing the feelings and experience I have encountered in nature, but have narrowed it… Continue reading I hope my paintings can be an oasis

I need your opinions

I have been focused on painting in a way that creates an experience for the viewer and hopefully an emotional change in that moment. My hope is to bring light and positive feelings into the viewer with the colors and brush strokes I have gathered together. I have been mimicking the shapes and colors from… Continue reading I need your opinions

Solo Show!

Its an exciting and vulnerable moment. After half a year of focus and exploration, my paintings are up and ready to be viewed (some for the very first time)! I love and dread this part of the creative process. I have taken what is in my heart, and written it in color and shape. It… Continue reading Solo Show!

Live painting at Random Art Gallery in Dallas TX

Whew what an event! I had the pleasure of being part of this art auction, but also the adventure of painting live during it! My handsome date (my husband) took some short Instagram videos of my process for you all to enjoy the experience. After a mini road trip, we set up and got pretty.… Continue reading Live painting at Random Art Gallery in Dallas TX

Wine Swirl at Down Town Tyler

I had the pleasure of being one of the featured artist attractions during my city's 2nd annual Win Swirl! There were many wineries from the surrounding area, local restraints, and artist set up in venues for the guests to enjoy. I painted live, and debuted my wine inspired series.    I managed to get a… Continue reading Wine Swirl at Down Town Tyler