WHEN I’M NOT PAINTING…
I have two online stores, one for my natural stone jewelry which I design and create (www.BalsamicMoon.com) and another one of stones and gifts (www.Tumbled-Stones.com), I do love my stones!
Art -self-taught artist, though I do enjoy occasionally attending a workshop. A few teachers are Suzanne Edminster, Garan Morgan, Peggy Kroll-Roberts, Janet Moore and Skip Lawrence.
M.A. Spirituality – Holy Names University
B.A. Literature/Creative Writing – Sonoma State University
MY ART HAPPENINGS
May – my artwork to be published in a book later this year!
April – attended a 5-Day Painting Workshop with Skip Lawrence in Santa Barbara, CA
April/May – ACEO Exhibit – Ocmulgee Arts Gallery, Macon, GA
April – A-Z Challenge, 31 days of paintings, www.a-to-zchallenge.com/
April – Published – Lori McNee’s Fine Art Tips
March – Featured Artist – Maggie Latham Fine Art
March – I’m a Latebloomer: Featured Artist
March – Empty Easel: How to Ease Your Way into Plein Air Painting – guest post
Press: Ugallery – New Artist Spotlight
Juried into UGallery
Exhibited Sacramento CAST Show – September
Stella Art Gallery, E. Rochester, NY – “Faces of Women” (Women’s History month) juried show – 3 paintings, March.
Published artwork in Presence Magazine- artwork included in spring 2012 issue.
Gallery One – Petaluma, juried show “Red”
Member, Artists of West County – AWSomeart.org
Donated artwork to Humane Society of Sonoma County
Home Show – with Artists of West County (AWS), Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Exhibited at the Home Show, Sonoma County Fairground
Donated artwork to Oaks of Hebron, through Bidding For Good
Solo Exhibition at Cookie’ Cafe, Santa Rosa, CA
Exhibited at Harvest Fair, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Fine Art Exhibition
First, Second and Fifth place ribbons.
Participated in the Great Petaluma Paint Out
Won 5 ribbons for 3 entries at Sonoma county Fair Fine Art Exhibition
Best of Show, Best of Medium and First, Second and Third Place
February – Exhibited at National Arts Program, won Best of Show (first show ever!)