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Creating Art to Deal with Life

Creating Art to Deal with Life

Creating art to deal with life is what I have been doing my entire life. From a very young age engaging in the creative process be it with crayons and paper, chalk on the sidewalk, cutting and pasting, modeling clay, or painting has helped me to deal with living in...

She Dances

She Dances

This acrylic painting titled: She Dances represents my essence: dancing in thanksgiving to God, grateful for the grace of Christ, I am embraced in divine light and anchored in the peace that only Jesus gives, the peace that surpasses all understanding. I am enveloped...

Dream Listener

Dream Listener

This mixed media piece was a joyful meditation to create.  She started with a black ink drawing, then watercolrs were used to fill in shapes, adterwards I applied cut, melted pieces of plastic made from the colorful wrappers of menstrual products.  When I look at her...

She Dances 2

She Dances 2

At the beginning of the summer of 2019 I gladly accepted a commission to paint another She Dances. It's a truly wonderful experience to paint an art work that has been requested because soimeone loves an artwork you created.  Dimitri and his mom Liz came to my home...

The Second Time Around

The Second Time Around

Multi Media and Recycled Art in My Work The act of recycling materials into works of art is an act of transformation. It is alchemy to transform discarded materials into beauty by re using said materials to create art. The possibilities are endless when ones eyes...

Human Empowerment

Human Empowerment

We're all in this together The process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights. Like magic, there’s a miraculous transformation that starts with making the choice to change one’s reality by creating...