A Different Way of Seeing…

Looking to improve my composition skills, February 2014 I purchased a book called “Finding Your Own Visual Language: A Practical Guide to Design and Composition” by Jane Dunnewold, Claire Benn & Leslie Morgan. At random, I decided to try “Visual...

Blue Heaven & Dismantling the Committee

 Blue Heaven & Dismantling the Committee In April 2014, as I was getting quilts ready to be hung in our local guild show, a woman in the guild (whom I had never met) tried very hard to get on “the committee”. As I was unpacking my quilt, she walked up, pointed at...

Tribute – Graziella Patrucco de Solodow

My desire to paint led me to Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven in the spring of 1987. On a tour of the facility, hanging in the hall were student’s paintings of flowers done in a watercolor class taught by Graziella Patrucco de Solodow. At that moment, I knew I had to...

A Body of Work

I have created works of art or craft for as long as I can remember. Dabbling in a variety of media, I felt my work was never cohesive enough to show. Until now.What changed was reading Austin Kleon’s “Steal Like An Artist“.  In chapter 5 he writes...