2021 Mural Competition at Strange Duck Brewing

Our local brewery held a mural painting competition this weekend in conjunction with an art festival to support local artists and craftsmen. I got the invite on Tuesday, so I had to scramble to make sure I had enough paints to participate. Thank goodness I never throw anything out or turn down donations from friends. … Continue reading 2021 Mural Competition at Strange Duck Brewing

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

At the Byrdhouse: Saturday, April 18th

Returning to the Garden Photo One: LavenderPhoto Two: HoneysucklePhoto Three: Iris Over the last few weeks, I have established a daily gardening routine because I have been distracted by current events. It consists primarily of going outside to work on a myriad of existing garden chores and long-neglected projects in whatever order strikes me as … Continue reading At the Byrdhouse: Saturday, April 18th

Pinup Girls Rock

Last weekend, I had an amazing day out with my #wildwomanportrait partner and best friend, Katie Griffin. She's also the extraordinary photographer behind 12 Gage Photography. Neither one of us is good at engaging in creative activities that are not also work, so I was really excited about this opportunity. Makeup by Sweet Peach Pinups … Continue reading Pinup Girls Rock