A Studio Story

I recently changed studios. It all happened rather quickly and unexpectedly, but I jumped on the opportunity to make the switch. I’ve been in Studio F since the Art Studios at Mission Mill opened in October of 2014. I started … Continue reading

Abstracted Play: Three days of oil and cold wax

The paint was flying last week when I hosted a three day oil and cold wax workshop called Abstracted Play. The class was held in the classroom at The Art Studios at Mission Mill, so I kept the number of … Continue reading

A New Art Gallery in Salem

I have exciting news to share. There is a new art gallery in Salem and I’m one of the five founding artists. The gallery, located at the Willamette Heritage Center, borders downtown and is across the street from the Amtrak … Continue reading

Studio Shuffle

Last fall, my good friend Tory and I were invited to join a newly forming studio group at the Willamette Heritage Center. We were thrilled to be part of what became The Art Studios at Mission Mill. We leased Studio … Continue reading

Art After Dark Open Studios

Last night was our monthly Open Studios at The Art Studios at Mission Mill. All of the events, referred to as Art After Dark, took place at the Willamette Heritage Center. Two galleries had openings . . . .   … Continue reading

Work Continues . . . . after a brief pause

Being sick is no fun. Here is what I’ve been working on after about a three week hiatus. I battled pneumonia for most of February, and although I wanted to get back to painting, my body screamed NO. But I’m … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes . . . . of a new show!

My current show with Cynthia Herron, Ricochet, was hung last Tuesday and our opening reception was Saturday, but I’ve already been working on pieces for my next show so I thought I would give a peek inside my world of … Continue reading

Open Studios: The Art Studios at Mission Mill

The Art Studios at Mission Mill held their inaugural Open Studios on Thursday, November 13th (the second Thursday of the month). It was estimated that over 150 people braved wintery weather conditions to come see the new studios and the … Continue reading