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

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

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

I Won the Cover Competiton for Women’s Art Magazine 278! Woohoo!

Here’s the letter I got announcing the new March 2014 issue: “Women in Art 278 is pleased to unveil the March Issue! Congratulations to our cover artist Angela Treat Lyon of America whose art beautifully conveys our Water Theme –  … Continue reading

New Painting! The Cliff

The Cliff Acrylics on canvas, 12″ x 12″ I’ve been keeping track of how our weather has changed our beaches here in Hawaii. This cliff never used to exist. Over the past few years, Kailua beach has lost yards and … Continue reading