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Tracy and her wall of paintings

An Artist Retreat

I guess you could say that serendipity and synchronicity played a big part in what my daughter and I now affectionately call our “Artist Retreats.” It all started in March when the electrical power went out at my daughter and son-in-law’s house during an early spring storm. They live in a town close to ours, […]

Current News

Current News

I want to share some happy news with you! I have been invited to join the C2C Gallery, a beautiful gallery featuring unique handmade art including ceramics, handblown glass, jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture, and textiles.   Inspired by her love of art and motivated by her desire to encourage others to make art a part of their everyday […]

The Color Project Paintings

“Color should be a sensuous experience.” Charles Sovek Color is an element that speaks directly to our emotions. We can feel the warmth of sunny yellows and oranges, the cool breeziness of blues and violets, the excitement generated by bright colors, the peacefulness of soft, muted, analogous harmonies, and the moodiness of darks and neutralized greys. However, my interest in […]

Brian Rutenberg's Clear Seeing Place

Brian Rutenberg’s Clear Seeing Place

  After seeing an exhibition by Henri Matisse, Richard Diebenkorn wrote that he began to internalize new ways of looking, seeing, and translating the experience of the physical world onto canvas, a process that eventually became the centering point to his art practice for the rest of his life. As I have mentioned before, Diebenkorn is […]

Workshop News

Workshop News

Spaces are still available in my one and only workshop in 2017. It will be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan on March 27-29. We will spend three exciting days looking at new and creative ways of seeing and translating subject matter into paintings that express your true artistic center. Please join us! Here is the link and more info on […]