Commission for April/ May 2022

The past few months I have traveled a bit and worked on a personal project Faces, which I will blog about when it's all finished. But I also had the pleasure of creating a large commission for a client. I…

Buy Local Art!! a visit to Southern Suds and Gifts in NC

Visiting North Carolina, March 21 in downtown Wake Forest. 

So I wandered into this shop and discovered a collection of wonderful handmade art and cards. Ranging from quilts and pottery to paintings and jewelery, I found some wonderful pieces that…

Faces a new project

February has come and gone!

I am starting a new project, faces, three photos of famous African-American woman superimposed with my own. These images were created long ago when I was at university, studying ( of all things) conceptual information…

2022 New Year Revolution

Last summer 2021, Baigorry Market

After a successful Summer Season, I took some time off for a major renovation at my home. Instead of painting landscapes and portraits, I was painting walls and ceilings. We completed work in November…

Summer shows 2021

Busy summer with lots of markets and expositions. Starting this week!

I have focused on projects for the markets, still painting mountain landscapes but with a new twist. I’m having fun with acrylic painting and oil painting techniques. 
Newest…

May 2021 Back to Nature

A return to nature and mindfulness 

looking up at the sky, looking up at the sky through the trees. Here in springtime the trees awake, the colors bright and the sky is often a cool pale blue. It is…

Getting a commission


 

Receiving commissions are always fun but also It can be challenging. This fall I received a commission to create a custom size acrylic painting of a photo. My clients who are good friends have left all creative decisions to me…

Portrait project 2020

I’ve started a project asking friends and family to send me a photo of themselves that they like. I have received 20 photos and began a journey and a challenge for myself. I started with watercolors and have begun to…

Art in the time of covid

I’ve been busy during confinement making many small art pieces in an old book that we were going to donate, instead John Steinbeck’s story “the grapes of wrath” French edition became the backdrop of many pieces I created. It started…

Putting up some art

My friend Jessica owns a salon du the in my village and she invited me to put up a few paintings this summer. It’s always the best opportunity to start sharing my artwork in small spaces before going after bigger…

Commission a unique painting

I’m pushing a new idea that a good friend suggested. Thank you Linda. 
I’m offering to create a painting of your family home. Since I am in the pays basque region I am pushing to paint the family home for…

A new space

I’ve been an artist for a while. Twenty years. I have always had a small space set aside. Now I am jumping in, with no fear to be that artist my 18 year old self knew already. 
first step a…