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
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
I would like to thank everyone who worked so hard to make yesterday's market a success for all of the vendors. All of the volunteers and staff were extremely supportive and accommodating. I can honestly say I have never worked with a more helpful group of people.
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
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….
July was a landmark month for me in many ways, but partnering with a local interior design business to expand my practice into a public gallery space is at the top of my bucket list achievements.
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
Hello friends. I hope the weather has been as lovely where you live as it has been here in the Georgia Piedmont. May was a busy month for me, both in the studio and the garden. I made tremendous progress on personal projects, put the finishing touches on my Patreon Profile and participated in two … Continue reading June Newsletter 2021
Do you struggle with some of these issues in your own creative practice? If so, how are you managing them or overcoming obstacles to improve your creativity?
...a photo gallery of spring flowers and some of my recent projects...