I was very happy to have been commissioned to paint the artwork for the 2018 Salem Holiday Artists’ Market poster. It is a fantasy version of Old Town Hall in Salem on a snowy night, bustling with holiday activity. Little mice can be seen through the illuminated windows and socializing outside the Hall. The real… Continue reading Poster for Salem Holiday Artists’ Market
Grace Chapel Art Gallery has challenged artists to create paintings inspired by the theme, Home — a perfect holiday theme. The show will be on display from November 17, 2018 until January 2, 2019 at the gallery at 59 Worthen Road, Lexington, MA. I was delighted to have had two pieces accepted into this juried… Continue reading Grace Gallery: Home
The Marblehead Arts Association is once again hosting the popular Pieces of Eight Exhibit in its gallery. Artist members were given identical 8″ x 8″ gallery wrapped canvases and told to create! The pieces are hung together almost like a patchwork quilt and include paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolor, drawings, prints, photos….whatever each artist… Continue reading Pieces of Eight Show
The Marblehead Arts Association Winter Members’ Exhibit will be on display from the opening reception on November 10 through December 23, 2018. The show is hung at the MAA’s Hooper Mansion, 8 Hooper St., Marblehead, MA. My acrylic painting, House of the Seven Gables Front Door, is my entry in this show. It was painted… Continue reading Marblehead Art Assoc. Winter Exhibit
The Salem Art Association is presenting its Members’ Showcase running from the opening reception on Friday, November 9 until December 14, 2018. There is no theme this time. Since members have been asked to submit their best and favorite work, there is a wonderful variety of subjects, mediums and styles. My entry for this show… Continue reading Salem Arts Assoc. Members’ Showcase
The members of the Swampscott Art Assoc. will exhibit their creations at an eclectic art show at the Swampscott Senior Center, 200R Essex St., Swampscott, MA (behind the High School). The show will be up through November 2018. My entry is a delicate watercolor of a charming little fishing shack I came upon driving through… Continue reading Swampscott Art Assoc. Member Show
I am honored to have been chosen to exhibit my New England paintings and Celtic style drawings at the Artisan Shop of the Marblehead Arts Assoc. from November until mid-January. Also on display are matted prints of my paintings and mini paintings with their own wee easels. (Shown: Boston Light, acrylic 4″ x 12″, gallery wrapped… Continue reading Artisan Shop — Marblehead Arts Assoc.
On the sweetest, warmest, sunniest October 2018 day, I was invited to paint the concrete traffic barriers set up at the New Derby Street entrance to Artists’ Row in Salem, MA. The barriers were already painted bright orange in hopes of reminding lost visitors from wandering down this pedestrian walkway in their automobiles. Still, they… Continue reading Artists’ Row Public Art — Haunted Happenings
Salem Arts Association Presents “Dark Arts”, inviting our Salem Art Association members to explore Salem’s history with witchcraft, religion, and Halloween. This exhibit features spooky and fun creations by Salem Arts members. The show runs from the opening reception on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 (5-8pm) until Sunday, Nov. 4. My entry into the show is Celtic Cats, ink and… Continue reading Dark Arts — Salem Arts Assoc.
In February 16, 1818, about 20 “practical farmers” met at Cyrus Cummings’ Tavern in Topsfield, MA to try to figure out a way to promote agricultural interest in Essex County. The wheels were set in motion for what eventually became the Topsfield Fair. Timothy Pickering, American Revolution hero was the first president of the Society.… Continue reading 200th Topsfield Fair! 9/28 to 10/8/2018
I grew up in a family of artists. Works in progress in all the arts–visual, musical, written and performance–were strewn about my childhood home. This inspired me to develop my creativity and experiment with mediums and styles. When I received my first big 64-color box of Crayolas, I could sit for hours delighted to line… Continue reading About
Have an idea for a painting? I take commissions! From custom house and pet portraits to paintings of favorite locations or cherished family snapshots, I’ve done it all. Let’s talk your vision over and I can make your ideas a reality! Online Shops Please click on the links above to visit my Etsy Shop… Continue reading Shop