Just an update. The Sierra Arts Open Studios show is this weekend. I will be at the Newly (almost done) Reno Public Market. Our Brouchure says we are at 299 E. Plumb Lane but our store entrance is on Casazza St. Look for the Yellow banner signs. Happy Summer Patrons, I wanted to give you… Continue reading Arttown is upon us.
Happy New Year! My hope that 2022 is great. Many of you know I purchased a new long arm quilting machine. I am thrilled with this purchase. It allows me to quilt a bit faster as well protect my wrists and shoulders. Currently, I am not in any art shows. However, I am working on… Continue reading Art in the Home
Reno Open Studio Holiday Pop-up Show. The event will have 18 artists all at one location. If you are looking for local handmade art and gifts for the holidays look no further.November 12th-14th 10am- 5pm.This show will be held at the Summit Mall at suite #212 where the old Dress Barn is and close to… Continue reading Upcoming Shows
Hello Everyone, Yes, it has been awhile since I posted anything. I did drop off the planet for a spell. I have been taking care of my husband, Bryan, who had a big heart surgery in June. This was the second surgery in which June of 2022 was the first. I am happy to say… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving
Good Morning Everyone,I’ve been delinquent in my postings. I’m sorry for that. My husband had surgery. We needed to travel to St. Helena, California just outside of Napa. We were there for a week. The scenery was quite stunning. I am happy to report that his surgery went well and he is recuperating. To be… Continue reading Happy Summer
Bonjour Everyone! This blog will be rather short. I’m writing to you from Montréal, Canada. This city is amazing even with all the rain. The people are friendly and accommodating even with my poor French language skills. So far Bryan and I have gone to the Museum of Fine Arts. I took this interesting photo… Continue reading From Montréal
Hi Everyone,Last week I was in Pacific Grove, California for an art/quilting retreat on painting silk with Andrea Brokenshire. The Empty Spools classes were held at the Asilomar in Pacific Grove. I chose to paint a Lady Slipper. This is Andrea’s Lady Slipper to which I am trying to emulate. Here is my partially painted… Continue reading Road to California
How do I tell you this….. Recall, I said I was not doing any shows this year…. Well. I fibbed.I was invited to do the Spring Spruce Up show at the East Fork Gallery in Gardnerville in Conjunction with one other guest artist Stephan Sandor who is a Ceramics artist. The invitation is an honor… Continue reading The Best Laid Plans
Rounding out the month of January, I worked on a class on Udemy.com called Introduction to Monochrome and Color Drawing Art Media by KateAllkinds.art. In this course, I learned about all kinds of drawing mediums from pencils to ink to pastels and markers to water pencils. Every project was a coffee cup or tea cup… Continue reading January is gone….
Do you ever wish you could take a year to just create for the sake of creating? Possibly travel and take some art classes or seminars? This year in 2023, I am taking a Sabbatical. I have never done this. I will still blog and take photos of my work and inspiration. In other words… Continue reading Welcome to 2023
Hey Art Lovers, Come this Weekend to the Sierra Arts Open Studio Show. I have provided link for the show. Kathryn Dudley and I plus 3 other artists will be at the Reno Public Market. Look for the Yellow banners. You can pick up brochures and maps for the other artists that are opening their… Continue reading SierraArts OpenStudios Show