Overview of Wild Woman and Unconventional Woman Portraits

As I have mentioned on more than one occasion, I tend to be hard on myself. I have a difficult time feeling accomplished in my work. I'm always berating myself for all of the unfinished ideas I have for painting concepts. In the new year, I will endeavor to lighten up a bit.In that spirit, … Continue reading Overview of Wild Woman and Unconventional Woman Portraits

October Newsletter

It's autumn, y'all! My favorite time of year. As you are reading this, I will be in Italy for a family trip that was postponed last year, due to covid. We will be visiting friends who live in Rome, spending a day each in Venice and Florence, and the remainder of our trip walking the … Continue reading October Newsletter

An Exciting Development for my Unconventional Woman Series

I visited with my friend Rena last week to catch up over lunch and discuss studio space in her building. She has a beautiful historic space in downtown Commerce that was originally the Ford dealership on main street. The building has since housed a print shop and contains a monolithic printing press that will be … Continue reading An Exciting Development for my Unconventional Woman Series

Self-Evaluation and Accountability Pt.2

Working on concepts for clients in the garden.Photo by Jay Byrd The last year and a half have been challenging for most of us. Some of us have found ourselves in the devastating position of losing friends over ideological differences and the strain of coping with turmoil in our communities. People are turning on one … Continue reading Self-Evaluation and Accountability Pt.2

Self-Evaluation and Accountability….

are crucial to authenticity and intellectual integrity, but in the ever-polished world of the internet and social media, they are difficult to achieve consistently. There are so many demands on an artist to present a perfectly staged studio space and curated art posts. All the influencers have podcasts and marketing teams – shouldn't you? Have … Continue reading Self-Evaluation and Accountability….

Summer 2021 Savannah Trip

I have a short post this week because I traveled with family for college tours. It's hard to believe we are quickly approaching my son's senior year. Since his top choice is in Statesboro, I suggested we take an additional day to drive into Savannah. I'm partial to the city because of my SCAD days, … Continue reading Summer 2021 Savannah Trip