May 19, 2015

Choosing to be a Couple

15 x 10" original oil
coming soon to Authentique Gallery

Two little pansies represent two people who love each other and have chosen to be a couple. I think it's interesting that even after one marries, it's still a conscious decision to be a couple. 


Apr 1, 2015


8 1/2 x 9 1/2" original  oil
available at Authentique Gallery

I hope the person that buys this piece is someone who has followed their inspiration in life. I got the idea for this title because of the front tulip that was lit like it had an idea, like it was inspired. 

I have so many shows coming up. I am finishing new work all the time, not all of it makes it to this blog, but it does end up on  my website. Click here to visit my website. 

Mar 20, 2015


5 x 7" original oil
available through the artist

Let's all pretend we have our feet in the still-warm sand as the sun has just set as we take a deep breath of fresh, salty air. 

I have a little event in Salt Lake City tonight with my art (gallery stroll and live painting at Illume Gallery) and thanks to my good friend Heidikins, I've been made aware that the cherry blossoms on Capitol Hill are ready for their close-up. Looks like a field trip to SLC today with  my camera! 

Happy Weekend. 

Mar 11, 2015


10 x 15" original oil

Sun, color, sugar and candy petals. Spring is coming. 

When I was little, my family listened to music all the time and I have vivid memories of one album in particular that played oldies. The song "Lollipop" by the Chordettes is one of those songs written in the soundtrack of my childhood mind. If you haven't heard it yet, here's a link to see the Chordettes singing it on Youtube - I dare you not to grin as you listen. 

Feb 16, 2015

Daisy Commissions: Daisy Chillaxing, Daisy Smiles, Daisy with Ball

These three fun portraits are of a blue heeler mutt named Daisy. The client sent such fun pictures that I couldn't pick just one to paint. I decided to take the time to paint three of my favorites and give them all a related blue background so they would be a set. Luckily, when it came time for the client to pick up her portrait of Daisy, she fell in love with and decided to get all three. Thank you Gallery MAR for another successful pet commission, and thank you to my newest collector. May these bring you joy when life is hard! 

"Daisy Chillaxing"
6x6" original oil

"Daisy Smiles"
6x6" original oil

"Daisy with Ball"
6x6" oil