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Hair West Salon and Boutique

Friday, June 29, 2007

(set of four 12"x12" canvases, 2007, as shown under UV light.)

Tomorrow, June 30th, I will be at Hair West Salon and Boutique from 4-7pm, representing some of my art. The address is:

2817 Villa Way
Newport Beach, CA 92663

If you're in the area, stop by and hang out with us. :o)


Sunday, June 24, 2007

Wow. It seems like just yesterday I started working towards this.

Anyway, since it's going to be July 13th soon, I wanted to remind everyone that you're invited to my big show. It's on Friday, July 13th from 6-9pm at Townley Fine Art in Laguna Beach, CA. There will be wine and cheese! (which I know is the real reason why everyone will be attending.)

Also, 2 pieces from my current collection will actually be there starting July 5th, as a "preview" during the First-Thursdays Art Walk. I will be making the rounds that day too, with friends. You're welcome to join in that night as well.

July is shaping up to be a busy, celebratory month. I can't wait!

Fly Girl of the Week

Monday, June 18, 2007


I was chosen as this week's Fly Girl by Andrea at Fly.

I know, right?

Fly! I'm so excited. :o) Thank you, Andrea!


I was interviewed!

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Last week, I was contacted by Natalie, a photographer/crafter in LA who likes to feature Etsy sellers on her blog every so often. She chose me for her latest feature! How cool is that?

My Interview

It was a lot of fun to do, and gave me a great opportunity to talk about my art and why I create it in the first place. 10 full questions about me! (hehe) She even asked me about Acres of Love, which I'm always thrilled to talk about.

In totally unrelated news - if you still don't believe me about Blingo, I won another 50 bucks, thanks to Kev. (I know, you wish Kevin was your friend. Ha.)

Check me out!

Friday, June 08, 2007

Yesterday morning, I was selected for the Etsy homepage! I woke up to over 1000 views on that painting. It's a beautiful collection of art, I feel honored to be chosen. I also received many emails from people regarding my work, who discovered me from the front page. It was a fun morning, for sure!

Image is courtesy of Mandy Budan, who originally turned me on to Etsy in the first place. Isn't her work beautiful?

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Embracing new ideas...

Sunday, June 03, 2007

So, in my mad, frenzied painting schedule lately, I've come to realize that I'd like to start trying some new ideas soon. I've had a few interesting ones pop up, and I feel sort of drawn to test new waters. I'm sure to everyone but me, it won't end up looking different at all. After I've completed my current obligations, I'll see what I feel like painting then.

I'm envisioning imagery and colors that are distinct from my usual leanings. Nothing terribly drastic (like a series of brown & red triangles) but the colors I'm seeing in my head just feel new to me.

I get bored very easily, and need change in my schedule in order to find it interesting. I certainly wouldn't want my paintings to look the same for all eternity either. Personally, I'm embracing any new inspiration I have, as it's a sign of growth and maturity. I'm excited to see what it will turn into, and I hope my art continues to evolve and change throughout my entire career. I feel fortunate that I've been painting enough to even move into a (slightly) new phase. It shows I've been working.

I don't intend to go all wacky-experimental on you, but ya never know. I'm wily.