Made of Day Painting

When I was a little kid, I saw a wedding on television. There were the usual people – bride, groom, best men and women, and then – the Maid of Honor. “What? What is that,” I thought. “Made of honor? … Continue reading

Signature Styles

The Mother Tree

A friend mentioned in conversation this week that she didn’t see that I had a “signature style.” She said my work was “all over the place.” I thought about it after we hung up, because I had always been told … Continue reading

Cheat Sheet: What Art Buyers Can Say to Artists to Make them Feel Really, Really Great!

Recently I posted a couple of images of memes saying “What Not to Say to an Artist” and “What Not to Say to Photographers.” I also inluded a Cheat Sheet of nice things artists wish you would say to us. … Continue reading

Cheat Sheet for Art Show Goers: What Artists Wish You Would Say to Them

A while ago, there were 2 memes circulating about what not to say to an artist: I’ve asked artists all over the place to suggest what they’d like to hear (THANKS so much to all the artists who gave me … Continue reading

Awesome Birdy x 10 Exhibition Results

This last week, just for fun, and to see how many people I could reach, I offered a free online virtual art show (HERE). I created the show, and included a free downloadable print as a thank-you gift for coming … Continue reading

Enko Art Interview, Part 2: the Art Closest to My Heart

Recently I was interviewed for EnkoArt.wordpress.com, a  terrific art site that features many artists. Mia Corrino, the interviewer, does a whole lot of research before asking her questions, and I was particularly pleased with the questions she asked me. Here’s … Continue reading

Enko Art Interview, Part 1: Looseness?

Recently I was interviewed for EnkoArt.wordpress.com, a  terrific art site that features many artists. Mia Corrino, the interviewer, does a whole lot of research before asking her questions, and I was particularly pleased with the questions she asked me. Here’s … Continue reading

Pele’s Story: The Painting ‘Pele Searches for Her New Home’

The Fire Goddess of Hawai’i This painting, Pele Searches for Her New Home, tells a little-talked-about part of the legend of Pele, the Fire Goddess of Hawaii. Usually… Most times you see Pele depicted as firey and angry, bursting out … Continue reading