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July 3, 2017

Back at my happy place...summer is here with warm ocean breezes, sunny skies and a long swim in the ocean- pure bliss. This painting reflects the ocean hues and my recent affinity of clean white as a symbol of new beginnings. 

June 12, 2017

"A flower stands out from the usual disorder that characterizes most perceptible things. They are privileged forms that are more intelligible for the eye, even though more mysterious for the mind, than all the others we see indistinctly." -Paul Valery
The white peonies...

June 4, 2017

Such an honor to be a Art on Adams again for the second year with Village Vino- the #1 wine bar in San Diego according to San Diego Magazine!!

May 30, 2017

Memorial Day weekend holiday bliss = two paintings in the works! A 36"x36" and 30"x30" - a perfect sunny San Diego afternoon- toes nestled in the sand, listening to the waves hit the coast and that fresh salty air is pretty sweet too! Fresh peonies for the reference an...

May 7, 2017

Rainy Saturday in San Diego = awesome!! When you do a live demo painting for a couple hours (which I love) in exchange I get to go on a free shopping spree!! A blank canvas used to scare me now it simply excites and invites adventure in... A perfect day filled with yog...

May 5, 2017

Ground. Grow. Two words that are vital to my existence. The patience to ground myself takes a consistent effort and continual awareness. Perhaps that is why I love to paint because every time I go to my canvas I find my foundation- my safe space where I allow myself to...

May 2, 2017

ArtWalk San Diego weekend = pure awesomeness as beautiful memories were created- new friends made, seeing a dear friend visiting from Italy and being honored to host a Golden Paints demo workshop at Blick Art store was a dream come true!!! 
Bonus- teaching a private pa...

April 26, 2017

I started this painting months ago, let the layers of paint marinate and came back to it this past weekend along the shores of Grandview Beach. I had 10 stems of white rananculus stuck gently in the sand for mere reference. And then brought it back to my studio for the...

April 18, 2017

Simple. A word that eludes me and one I consistently am refining in my life these days. For someone who is detail-oriented (me) and loves to see life's full spectrum of nuances this word challenges me. This painting took shape on the beach and I decided to try painting...

March 22, 2017

"When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for a moment." - Georgia O'Keefe (one of my faves)

The rananculus are still blooming and in the complete silence of my space I find such joy painting a small piece- 9"x12". Crazy awesome hues of...

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