Mystic

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This week needed some balm for the soul… so I worked on my spirit guides and guardian angel series. Collaging with the Japanese papers allows these beings to organically evolve and the moment they make themselves known to me is pure magic.

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New Gallery Representation

Thrilled to announce new gallery representation at The Rumjahn Gallery in Evansville, Indiana. They have a selection of my Chiyogami Series, Encaustics and Figuratives. If you are in the area please give them and their beautiful gallery a visit. For those in the Chicago area, Atkinson Collection Gallery continues to represent my Encaustic works….

 …with all this good news, the work in the studio is growing leaps and bounds. Not sure what the exact catalyst was but the work is evolving in ways I never imagined. Guess I’m growing up a bit 😉

No Fear 2017

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Into being 20×16 Encaustic
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Forever 12×12 Encaustic
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Surrender 20x16x2.5 Encaustic
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Fay 16×16 Acrylic collage
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A Little Love 12×12 Encaustic

 

Many goals were set at the start of the year and in reaching for the stars my practice has attained new heights of which I had yet only dreamed. With no fear of failure (yet experiencing it very often!) I put my work out into the world and have seen the return with acceptance into 2 juried encaustic shows (Thank you Conrad Wilde Gallery & IEA!), inclusion in 3 group shows, sales and commissions all the way from Dubai, London and France to locally here in Los Angeles.  These small wins make the countless losses all worth while. For any who have a dream, cast your net wide and high and you WILL catch something good. Let’s see what the rest of 2017 has to offer!

Santa Monica Group Show

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Happy to announce my ladies are part of a fun filled holiday show at Beyond the Lines Gallery at Bergamont Station in Santa Monica. It’s my second show at this new, amazing, inspiring gallery and I am beyond thrilled to share it with all of you!  Show is up until Dec 29th  so if you are local and need some unique holiday gifts please stop on by!!

And In Between ~ Figures

 

 

 

Among the Poppies ~ Private Collection France
Among the Poppies ~
Private Collection France

 

 

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Then Again ~ Acrylic on Canvas 12×24

 

Lean On Me ~Acrylic Private Collection Iowa
Lean On Me ~Acrylic Private Collection Iowa

 

…and in between all the fun with wax is the fun with my old stand by, acrylic …where it all began… It still teaches me so much which I can then transfer to wax. Happy painting!

Busy Busy Bee

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Quiet Harmony
Encaustic Mixed media on Cradled wood
18x18x2
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Timeless (UK)
12x16x1.5
Acrylic
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Always Dreaming (UK)
12x16x1.5
Acrylic
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So Much (private collection)
12x16x1.5
Acrylic
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Acrylic
12x16x1.5
Private Collection Australia
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Still (NY)
Oil on Canvas 12×12
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She Loved
Oil 8×10
Private collection Singapore
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Far and Away (Private collection TX)
Encaustic on board 12×12

Been a busy busy bee in the studio during the little one’s nap time….wax, oil, acrylic … figures, landscapes and abstracts… all inspiring me in 2014!

Some New Figuratives

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The Light
Acrylic Mixed media
20×24
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This Moment
Acrylic Mixed media
12x16x1.5
So Many Dreams Acrylic Mixed Media 20x24
So Many Dreams
Acrylic Mixed Media
20×24 Private Collection Austin, TX

 

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By Your Side
Acrylic Mixed media
18×18

So great to be back with brush in hand!