I am so happy to announce that I am now being represented by Convergence Gallery in Santa Fe, NM. This lovely contemporary gallery on Canyon Road is owned by Bennie and San Merideth. They are both artists and have owned the gallery for more than 30 years. So they have a great understanding of the […]
The paintingHabit blog is going away. I’m grateful for all those of you who follow it, but it’s too much to keep up two blogs, a newsletter, a website, AND actually paint. So, I’m merging it with my Studio blog. If you want to continue following my work, please subscribe to the Studio Blog. On the same form […]
July marks ONE YEAR since I launched my newsletter. To Celebrate, I’m giving away 3 small paintings in 3 months. The only catch is, you have to be one of my newsletter peeps to win. So if you’re already a newsletter subscriber or if you want to sign up, you’ll need to click the link to enter. Winners choose the […]
After years of having fewer than 35 people follow this blog, my readers just surpassed 500 in little more than a year. Woo Hoo! I’m amazed and so excited about it, but the thing is, I have NO IDEA who you actually are! Who ARE you? Really. It’s like being onstage with the house lights off. You […]
We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are. – Anaïs Nin What is that special something that attracts you to a work of art, or a person for that matter? It’s often hard to define or put into words. Yet there are undeniably times that you see a work of […]
There are currently two calls for art for the online gallery, Unframed. I’m excited to announce that I’ll be curating the first one! Everyday Objects The exhibition confronts the viewer with a fascinating array of everyday, ordinary things, and in the process gets us to take a closer look at the objects and our encounters with them in our […]
We have a winner of the painting give-away. It’s Christine Martell. She’s the principle image wrangler at VisualsSpeak where she builds bridges between the visual and the verbal. She’s also an artist and you can see her artwork here. She chose my orchid painting, Spring Sensation. Congratulations, Christine.
A friend recently posted on facebook that WalMart is opening to shoppers at 6pm on Thanksgiving Day. Black Friday is now Black Thursday. Sadly, it will soon no longer be a day of gratitude but simply another day of commerce. Thanksgiving is meant for being with those you love and to show gratitude for their […]
The free print contest winner is Cody Jimenez, a fellow NM artist (which saves me the postage). So, congratulations Cody and thanks to all who participated in the print contest by signing up to my list. If you have ideas for other contests please give me your suggestions in the comments. I put the names […]
I’m running a contest to win a print of my artwork, Designer Des(s)ert bunnies, to build interest in my newly launched newsletter. To be eligible, you must sign-up by 31 July. I’ll announce the winner on this blog and in the August 15th newsletter. There are three ways to enter Subscribe to my email newsletter by […]
I delayed for the longest starting a studio news letter because of the associations I have with the word ‘newsletter’ which conjure up memories of my mother doing the church bulletin on a mimeograph machine and later a spirit duplicator or ditto machine (yes, I am old enough to remember them). It was not exciting looking. […]
There are three days left to sign up to enter my free print contest. I’m running this contest to encourage subscribers to my new newsletter that I just launched. You can see the first one here. To sign-up for the print contest, head over to my Studio-Views blog for more details or signup here.