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November 5, 2013

My Holiday Show List

You can find me at 3 holiday shows this season: November 26th: Corbett Art Studio Sale 4315 SW Corbett St, Portland (10 am to 8 pm) December 7th: LCAC Art Sale O’Connors Restaurant, 7850 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland (10 am to 5 pm) December 14th: Peoples Art of Portland Gallery The Big 400 Show, Pioneer […]

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September 24, 2013

Semi Annual Arts Walk in OIympia

October 4th and 5th is Olympia’s Arts Walk! My work is in Matter Gallery. I will be going to the gallery and bring some new pieces for the festivities! I am excited to visit the gallery. Please check my work and that of some other great northwest artists at

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August 15, 2013

See My Work In Olympia’s Matter Gallery!

Yes, my work is now in Washington! I have been accepted into Matter Gallery. If you are in Olympia stop by 422 Washington St SE in the historic Capitol Theater Building. They have wonderful, colorful art from many northwest artists. Check them out virtually at

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August 15, 2013

Mixed Media Flowers of Cannon Beach

I finished the mixed media assemblage art work I started at the Plein Air Festival last month. The richness of the vegetation and flowers at the Oregon coast are so beautiful. I called it simply “Cannon Beach Flowers” and I used paint, paper collage cardboard, wood and beads to create it.

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July 13, 2013

Bird n’ Trees Series

I have “branched” out from just the single bird assemblages on canvas to creating trees for small birds to rest in. The new colorful series titled Bird n’ Trees are created out of  recycled cardboard, paper collage, wood, acrylic paint, beads and buttons and they are 8″by 10″.

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July 11, 2013

Collage and Paint at Plein Air Event in Cannon Beach

I was lucky to have great weather for the Plein Air Weekend in Cannon Beach! Lots of friendly people inquiring about my art and how I do it. I was stationed in front of the Cannon Beach Theater and conveniently next to the wine shop – what fun! Unveiling of the finished art coming soon […]

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March 9, 2013

“Put A Bird On It”

  Spring is coming and so are the birds. Here is my latest mixed media bird (in a tree). I am enjoying sculpting with cardboard and layering paper to create trees of all shapes and sizes!

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January 6, 2013

Order Your Valentines!

I am getting in the “love” spirit this month in my studio! You can order a custom card or original hanging heart art for your favorite Valentine. Please contact me via email, text or phone. Tell me your special colors and symbols to create a custom gift for your love.Deadline for orders is February 9th. […]

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December 31, 2012

Happy New Year & Happy New Studio

I am ushering in the new year in a new studio!  I have moved into ActivSpace located at 1720 NW Lovejoy Street in downtown Portland.  I am getting use to a smaller work area and getting to know my new neighbors.  I sold my home along with my home studio this past fall, downsizing everywhere […]

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January 2, 2012

Crackling Leaf Tree

Bringing new life to an old window gives me such joy! I created this window for clients who need art over their fireplace mantle. A variety of materials are used to create this art and patience is required because oil paint does not dry quickly on glass. In order to do reverse painting, I feel […]

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