A calendar for you! Art for July 2017.

Why do I give my art as GIFTS? Because I think that everybody could use a few more Pictures of Hope in their lives! This month’s giveaway is a July Calendar for your desktop that includes my most recent painting called “Endurance.” Here is is drying on the easel in my studio today while the […]

Some things never go out of style.

A common denominator between gardening, mercy, and love What is Timeless? I asked a group of friends to look at my newest painting so they could help me come up with a title for it. I wanted the name to convey a character trait they admire. And with Mothers’ Day on the horizon, I suggested […]

Three Easy steps to solving ALL of Life’s problems. (If ONLY!)

When at a loss for what to do… 1. Do what you know HOW to DO. 2. Remember what you KNOW to be TRUE. 3. Find something NEW for YOU. I like to explore ALL my options. So much so, that it has become a joke in our family. If you want something researched like a […]

What are YOU expecting? Thoughts for the start of a New Year…

“Expecting” is one of many paintings I created during the summer of 2016. But this one was special. I painted it with a friend in mind. A friend who was expecting. Expecting. Hoping. Dreaming. But with a heart that was understandably guarded. A heart that had been on this same course before, but disappointed many times.

A new calendar for a full month of SPRING!

If you look closely, there’s a new and beautiful surprise every day. I love SPRING! Enjoy this free calendar on your computer desktop when you are stuck inside with work — or April Showers.Take a few moments each day to watch SPRING unfold. Listen. Smell. Look really, really closely. You’ll be amazed. It’s like Christmas outside, only better. I LOVE Spring!

It’s a sign! (please vote for your favorite)

  On September 12, I’m opening a shop! Below are two designs for my exterior sign. I’d love your opinion as to which design you prefer, so please vote for your favorite in the poll below. This will be a two-sided  3′ x 3′ metal sign that hangs perpendicular to the building, above the middle window, under […]

Goodbye, Hydrangeas…

Charleston here we come! I am not thrilled about leaving my hydrangea behind. It is in full bloom right now, and by the time I return from my time exhibiting at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, it will probably be spent and faded. There are some other things I’m not crazy about leaving behind either. Our […]

When I FINALLY stopped caring so much…

…A gallery from Highlands, NC called to say they wanted to represent me! And now seven of my oil paintings are hanging in this adorable gallery, which is run by the nicest man you’d ever want to meet. The owner, Ken Johnson, had seen my work in downtown Greenville during Open Studios in November of […]