It was wonderful to have ladies outside of my creative practice come to the studio to view the art. It was even more fun with two of my muses there to stand with their work and talk about their contributions to my Wild Woman Portraits series.
This portfolio will debut during the Winter Exhibitions at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville, Georgia on December 8 through January.
Thanks to Big Ink for the inspiring masterclass and printing workshop.
I finished this mixed media sculpture several months ago, but never made time to write a description of it. I attended a sculpture workshop last fall that you can read about here. Once I finished the body of the sculpture, I didn't really know how I wanted to progress. It sat around my studio unfinished … Continue reading Andromeda
Goddess Lunaria is my first attempt at sculpting a human figure. I kept her form simple for several reasons, both symbolic and compositional. My initial concept for the piece was inspired by my art history classes at SCAD. If you've ever opened a copy of Janson, you will recognize the Venus of Willendorf as the … Continue reading Goddess Lunaria
This portrait of my friend Rena embodies the joy that comes from making the most of life. Rena is one of the most energetic women I know; literally grabbing life by the horns. She lights up the room and spreads positivity everywhere she goes.
Here's an overview of my conversation with Danielle before starting her portrait
I tend to be a very singularly focused person. That's great for setting goals and meeting deadlines, but not so much for cultivating human relationships or finding balance across interests.
You and your art will be better for having taken an intentional approach to your creative practice.
The biggest thing I have taken away from recent lectures and articles on professional practices is that jurors and committees don't have time to read through lengthy and obscure dissertations.