Category Archives: Recent Event

Summer Open House and Studio Sale

Join us for an In-person and Virtual Open House! Friday, July 31 through Sunday August 1, 2021 In person or virtual, you’re invited to our Summer Open House, July 31 through August 1. I always feel bad that some of you who have been following me from the very beginning can’t be here for my […]

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Spring Open House and Studio Sale

Join us for an In-person and Virtual Open House! Sunday, May 2 through Saturday May 8, 2021 In person or virtual, you’re invited to our Spring Open House, May 2 through 8! I’m busily working on the newest designs and products, like hand-stenciled doormats, suncatchers, masks, totes and accessory bags, and framed artwork. I always […]

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Honorable Mention in North Hills Art Center Exhibit “Where Love Dwells”

Ironically, I wasn’t going to enter this painting, but a friend presumed I would enter “Studio Morning Shift” and I reconsidered. It was honored with an Honorable Mention in the Winter show at the North Hills Art Center. Looks like home to me! Where Love Dwells benefits Hello Neighbor, a Pittsburgh nonprofit “committed to supporting […]

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Winter Solstice Presentation: The Light in the Darkness

I’d intended to share this here on the actual day of the solstice, but my crazy schedule keeps getting in my way. I think I’m nearly done with that schedule and pretty much back to normal timing, and I can tell you my cats are happy with that. I want to thank you for continuing […]

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Dramatic Light Accepted Into “Pennsylvania Winter” Exhibit

A favorite photo was chosen to be part of an exhibit featuring Pennsylvania winter, one of my favorite subjects. Pennsylvania Winter: People, Places, and Things is an online juried exhibition that includes artists whose primary residence is in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Forty images were chosen by juror Patrick McGrady, the Charles V. Hallman Senior […]

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Plans For a New Year

My last year ended and new year began with sales of a few original paintings and sketches, including “Promises to Keep”, above, which I decided was a very fitting image to announce three plans for art and merchandise in the coming year. Selling an original painting opens up space in my studio, gallery and my […]

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What’s in the Shop, a Discount and Expedited Shipping Through December 21

I’ve maintained my display after my open house because local people are still visiting. You can visit too, virtually, with the slideshow below. But before the slideshow, here are your discounts and expedited shipping! My local customers get the open house sale first, then I extend it to everyone, including all of you readers. 25% […]

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Did You Miss Us? Still Some Shopping to Do!

Yes, we were missing for a few days! First, I had my open house here last weekend, December 13-15, and in preparations and during I never really had the chance to sit down and post. Then I discovered that one of my sites had been hacked and my whole account and all my websites were […]

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A New Display, and New Things

With all the new gift items I’ve been making I needed to modify my vendor display. I tried out a new layout this past weekend at the Hearts & Paws Pet Fair that included two sets of shelves and it just about perfectly fit all the small things I had to display. I had decided […]

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Getting Ready for Hearts and Paws This Saturday, June 22

I’ve been pretty busy making things lately! Hearts and Paws (information below) is coming up, so I’m stocking up for that and for my loosely-planned Open House next month. That means I’m making way more things than usual and it takes whole days. So when I have several things to make for events and to […]

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