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!

Inspired in 2017

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2017 has me brimming with new ideas and happy to be creating. My goal for the year is to be more disciplined in working in a series and to participate in more shows… engaging my work in more events off the internet and out in the real world. I Hope all of you are enjoying the beginnings of a new year ūüôā

 

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!!

New Series “Quiet Places”

Steadily living my dreams in the studio these days. A quiet series of landscapes seen through the ethereal lenses we call The Veil… dreamy, atmospheric, and open to anything. Made possible by the magic of bees wax.

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How busy I¬†have been!!! Working large, exploring and just discovering! Stepping out of my comfort zone and putting the work out there into juried competitions, festivals, and gallery submissions. So far the results have been a mixed bag of being completely ignored and winning some awards. I’m ready to take the many losses needed for the few hard won wins!

Lovin’ the Bees Wax

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Just can’t get enough of the whole melting wax and oil paint together. To feed the addiction I bought a new fancy ¬†encaustic griddle which makes everything a million times easier… like my dad always said “any job is easier if you have the right tools”… such wisdom!