My painting "This Way to Hope" won FIRST PLACE at the "Road Trip" exhibit currently showing at the Rahr-West Museum in Manitowoc, WI. For this work, I wanted to show a journey where you might feel lost and uncertain until you see that beam of hope, shining through the darkness, leading the way. ... Read More about Focus On Hope and Follow It To Where It Leads You
The poetry on this painting says, "She let her heart break wide open, so God could fill the empty space inside." Sometimes we're afraid to acknowledge our pain and open up ourselves to God. The people in our life may just be too wrapped up in their lives or too uncomfortable to sit with us in ... Read More about Let Your Heart Break Wide Open
I was thinking recently of those memes that say something like "how it started" and "how it's going" because of a painting that recently sold. This painting, "I Am Here for You" was sold recently at Woodwalk Gallery in Door County, WI. Ironically, I started the painting at Woodwalk during a ... Read More about How It Started and How It’s Going
Thanks to everyone who came yesterday to the Whitefish Bay Art Fest. What a beautiful couple of days we had! ☀️ My art globe "Possibility" sold, among many other items. I'm so grateful to everyone who came out to support the artists. 🎨 ... Read More about Whitefish Bay Art Fest
One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple. Psalm 27:4 ... Read More about Those Clouds, Ya’ll
Mailing out Cupcake Commotion packages today! 🧁 Interested in getting this new, family card game? Head on over here. ... Read More about Sending Out the Cupcake Fun!
I was talking with a friend recently about people. Her people. Mine. And the word "busy." She hates it, and so do I. And I say that as someone that LOVES being busy and is pretty much always busy and has a calendar I write in and schedule time with people in and can't live without. Sometimes I ... Read More about The Word Busy and Making Time
Sometimes I hear people talk about art and creativity as if it is something they need to put aside until everything in their life is perfect and they "have time." (Spoiler, no one ever has time! Or to put it more bluntly, we are all ridiculously busy.) But even with this, painting and art and all ... Read More about Why Should You Paint?
NEW: I'm in the JUNE issue of House & Garden. (They are doing a summer thing and I'm in for May, June, and July.) So the June issue is out now! My painting "Bohemian Girl" is featured in the "Art Edit" section, along with a nice bio and blurb about me below it. 🌸🎨🌼 ... Read More about In the June 2022 issue of House and Garden
I'm thrilled to announce that two of my recent paintings will make their debut at the Rahr West Art Museum in Manitowoc for the "Road Trip" exhibit put on by the League of Milwaukee Artists. This is a juried exhibit featuring works about travel and roads and journeys. Join us for the opening, ... Read More about Road Tripping