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Silver City Art Show & Workshop

It was 3:30 am in mid September – not quite fall enough for it to be cool, but at least it wasn’t hot – when my husband and I started on our trek east and up into the mountains towards beautiful Silver City, New Mexico. I was on tap to judge an art show and teach a workshop… my […]


Day Trip South to Sonoita, Arizona!

About one hour (and a lovely drive) south of Tucson is a small town called Sonoita, a bit cooler and surrounded by rolling hills of grasslands framed by soft pastel mountains. All in all a great escape from the hot, dry desert up north! And of course they give people plenty of reason to make […]


Falling Into Autumn…

I hope this finds everybody ready to transition to Autumn after enjoying a splendid summer (in spite of the strange weather all over)!  I’m just settling into a quiet stretch of lots of time to spend in the studio, with occasional breaks to get outside and appreciate the desert’s shift to near perfect weather. I […]


Tis the Season to Deck the Easel!

Hope this finds everyone’s holiday’s going smoothly!  As always this time of year I’m busy enough trying to keep up with portraits and print sales… nevermind the added fun of decorating, shopping and in general preparing for the Christmas!  Of course my easel is the first area in our house to reflect the spirit of the season!  Needless to say, […]


Surviving Another Summer at the Easel!

Wow, It’s been a hot summer all over the place!  I hope everyone is staying cool and comfortable, I feel for everyone suffering from excesssive heat because it’s one of my least favorites parts of living in the desert!  The countdown to October is what helps me get through the summer… and there’s less than two months to go! Fortunately, the […]

11" x 14" oil on canvas

Simply Portraits

April Special! While waiting and hoping for April showers (this is the desert, one can dream!), I thought I’d do something fun and different for April, a simple portrait special that simply gets to the heart of the horse and the people that love them!  I’m offering an 11 x 14 oil portrait for the […]

Mountain Oyster Club Bound!

Mountain Oyster Club Bound!

I’m proud to announce that I have the honor once again to have a painting in the Mountain Oyster Club Contemporary Western Art Show & Sale!  The prestigeous show starts November 21 and continues through January.  This is the accepted piece: “Bashful” 11 x 14 oil HEART of TucsonTack Sale Sunday, November 14th! I will also have a few […]