Gallery Invitational

I’m excited to announce that I’ve been selected to exhibit at the Strathmore Mansion Gallery Invitational. It’s a duo show with Laurence Chandler from November 21st, 2015 – January 6th, 2016. Laurence’s website is http://www.laurencechandlerfineart.com/

I’m thrilled to participate in a show that demonstrates this spectrum of abstract work. For more information about Strathmore, visit http://www.strathmore.org.

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ArtWorks Juried Exhibition

Excited two pieces were selected for the ArtWorks Gallery show this July! www.artworksrichmond.com

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Studio Richmond

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Getting started on artwork from my new studio in Richmond.

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Swatchroom Salon

Excited to exhibit for the SwatchRoom Salon. Proceeds benefit PROJECT SOAR!

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Tape Lines

Recently, I completed two different projects with floor stripes for O’Neill Studios. That’s a lot of tape and perfect tape lines. Check this out! Navy (love it), over a natural cedar wood and a neutral over a dry pickled wood (anthropologie, yes please). Note the sense of accomplishment as displayed by the pictures of us jumping with joy.

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Chevron

I’m a fan of chevron. It’s energizing! Check out these progression pictures of project I just completed with O’Neill Studios.

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ArtAbility

I am thrilled to be involved with this program. I’m collaborating with an amazing team to design curriculum. I’m also the visual art and puppetry teacher. Here’s a flyer in case you know of any teens that want to be part of this experience.¬† You can download your own copy by clicking on this link ArtAbility Flyer 4.4

 

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Trees

 

Experimenting with trees and conte crayon!

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Airplane Silhouette Toy Box

A dear friend recently made a toy box for my son Dean. I added some hand painted¬† vintage airplane silhouettes and a faux wood grain to match his new “big boy” bed frame.

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Restoration in the Nation’s Capitol

Restore a decorative finish from 1908 on stone building front? Sure!

When I was in school for art I remember one project in which the entire class drew their own life size human skeleton using the same model. On critique day, we lined them all up and we were able to easily guess which artist belonged to which skeleton. The artist’s hand was apparent, but the actual image seemed to reflect the appearance of the artist as well.

The “faux” granite in both pictures on the right was done in 1908. It was amazing to exam it and in doing so, discover the technique and “hand” used by the original artist.

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