Friday, December 8, 2023

Some of my artwork in the Mago Almanac, a solar-lunar menstrual calendar by Helen Hye-Sook Hwang

Monday, December 4, 2023

I had a different kind of gig this weekend… live portrait painting!!! For about 4.5 hours, I painted around 20 paintings of wedding guests - 38 human figures altogether. Congratulations to Chelsea and Josh! It was an honor to help celebrate their wedding.

Saturday, November 25, 2023

My booth

I had a busy day at the Holiday Art Market put on by Pittsburg Arts Council! Lots of fun.

Friday, November 10, 2023

Also... sushi

I was honored to win 1st place in the Joplin Regional Artists' Coalition Show, Good Things Come in Small Packages for my watercolor piece, "Entangled".

Also... some sushi, so it was a great night.

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

I was asked to be a juror for a juried show at Pittsburg State University. It was a difficult task! I have so much more appreciation for jurors now and the very difficult decision-making that is jurying an art show.

Saturday, November 4, 2023

This is Sal. He has a lot of fears. I have my theories as to why.

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Entangled. Watercolor and Arches paper. 12" x 12".

I really enjoyed indulging the details with this one.

Mushrooms portrayed here are (from top and clockwise): shaggy ink cap/coprinus comatus), stinkhorn/phallus indusiatus, fly agaric/amanita muscaria, entoloma papillatum, blue oyster/pleurotus ostreatus var. columbinus, morel/morchella esculenta, black trumpet/craterellus cornucopioides, and yellow fly agaric/Amanita muscaria var. guessowii.

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Yesterday was a beautiful day at @pittsburgartwalk! A couple purchased a framed giclĂ©e print from me and then literally 15 or 20 minutes later, they came back to show me where they hung it up in their apartment!

Also - a color wheel:

Thursday, September 28, 2023


Some things.

"I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least — and it is commonly more than that — sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements."

Henry David Thoreau, "Walking"

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Thank you to all who came to our artist talk panel today! It’s not too often someone hands me a microphone and asks me to speak into it.