My Turkey Vulture was awarded First Place (out of 60+ juried works from across North America) for a special exhibit put on by the Yosemite Audobon Society and Sierra Art Trails titled "Avian: Birds in a Changing World."
The show focuses on birds and their importance in our lives. Vulture's are often considered a nuisance or even disgusting but my portrait shows the elegance and dignity of the bird combined with honesty about its nature – for example, its vertebrate brooch. Vultures serve a very important role in our ecosystem, cleaning animal remains and helping to prevent the spread of disease. All works exhibiting through January 14, 2018 in Oakhurst, California. See details below.
Due to the devastating fires in our community,
Art Trails is rescheduled to October 21-22 & 28-29 from 10AM-5PM.
I'd like to share with you where I work and my passion for painting. Learn about my process and be among the first to see my newest work. Art Trails is a lot of fun and I hope to see you this October!
October 21-22 & 28-19
10:00am - 5:00pm
5949 Dry Creek Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448
21021 Geyserville Ave
Geyserville, CA 95441
Open every day from 11:30a.m. until 9:00 p.m
My mornings usually start as a time of reflection, relaxation and happiness with my cats, my breakfast, and my partner. But the morning of November 9th was different. Nightmares plagued my sleep on the night of the 2016 presidential election. I awoke stunned and I felt sick. I felt personally assaulted by the results, and as though there was nothing I could do about it. The image from my nightmares, fueled by the headlines, stuck with me and I knew I had to paint.
Artists have a unique way of expressing the essence of what is really going on, and at times like this, it's important for us to use that voice. I'm honored to have my work included in the NASTY WOMEN art exhibition in NYC this January. This is a group exhibition that serves to demonstrate solidarity among artists who identify with being a Nasty Woman in the face of threats to roll back women’s rights, individual rights, and abortion rights. It also serves as a fundraiser to support organizations defending these rights and to be a platform for organization before the Trump Presidential Inauguration in January.
100% of sales go to Planned Parenthood. Supporting the cause of women's health and rights is of course a great outcome for this show - we are not just sending a message but we are also doing something concrete and positive.
Exhibitions & Events