I have a YouTube channel!

I have set up a YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu4xfEUuPvj13G6K-WsHmqw Periodically I will have time lapse videos of my works in progress. Currently I am working on my second pastel painting of a lemur, one of my newest muses. Just subscribe and you...

Animals Have Feelings Too!

I paint portraits. As in painting a human being, painting an animal brings the same challenges and joy to me. The more closely I look at animals, watch them, study them and photograph them I realize that they portray many of the same characteristics that we humans do,...

Second Place Winner!

You Don’t Know What I Know $700I am pleased to announce that this pastel won Second Place in the 2017 Pastel Society of Western New York’s Annual Juried Exhibition. The exhibit hangs in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery, Joseph Skalny Welcome Center,...

International Women’s Day March 8, 2017

Today is International Women’s Day, March 8, 2017. I plan to spend this afternoon doing what makes me my most creative and enlightened – creating art. I embrace the diversity in this world. I embrace the strength women bring to every day life. I embrace...
My new muse!

My new muse!

So I now have a new muse. In June of 2016 (yes, it is hard to believe that we are into a new year already) my daughter gave birth to my first grandchild, a boy, named Miles Adam Vera. He was born with a full head of black hair, and now at 6 months old still has all of...