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

Remixed Intuitions

[Remixed Intuitions] Our days are made up of interactions between objects and individuals. Each interaction entangles us into a never ending connection with the people and things around us. The multitude of these interactions, each little instance and each large web of moments, creates who we are now and who we will become. Sometimes these… Continue reading Remixed Intuitions

Sanguine Alignment 

Our individual view of a moment can be hindered by impaired sight. Whether it’s a physical handicap, atmospheric conditions, or our personal observation skills, our view will determine how we visually interpret the world compared to another individual’s insight. This could be considered a hindrance, or a luxury. I personally have the pleasure of being… Continue reading Sanguine Alignment 

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 might have stumbled into something!

It started by accident while I was getting the gesso onto a newly stretched canvas. I decided to save a few steps and add some color in with the gesso. I start out with acrylic paint, and then build up the oil paint after. The depth was wonderful and I knew right away that I… Continue reading I might have stumbled into something!

Finding inspiration- Moss in Tyler

I have been searching for places that are filled with inspiration, to fuel my study of shapes and colors found in our experiences and nature. One of my favorite places in town, is a lovely flower shop, Moss. Every nook is filled with lovely treasures to discover! The air is fragrant with happy flowers in… Continue reading Finding inspiration- Moss in Tyler

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

Amorphic Renderings

I have been busy at work this summer studying nature and experimenting with paint. I have come up with this new body of work, that will be debuted in a solo show, in my hometown. Hints of sunlight and glistening of waves. The caress of a warm breeze, and the relief of a cool splash… Continue reading Amorphic Renderings

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