Monthly Archives: April 2011

“Go Straight On…”

Only getting three hours of sleep (more or less) a night is not making me feel too perky. What IS making me feel perky is the headway I’m making in the studio. And all the writing that I’ve done during … Continue reading

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The Bees Knees

Okay. I’m having a moment. I’ve journaled about my trip to Italy and some of the lessons learned. Every day home I’ve figured out more and more about myself because of my time spent in nature and through the season … Continue reading

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The Vetiver Carciofo Strikes Again

Yesterday was another great paint day. I used my time to reorganize my studio, then paint and eventually took a nice break to go walking around my favorite lake. ┬áSpring is beautiful in Atlanta. Later I met a close friend … Continue reading

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Flower Bird Wind Moon

In my artist statement, I talk about how much my work has to do with the inspiration of nature and the influence changing seasons and weather patterns have upon my paintings. How appropos that I should have such a significant … Continue reading

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I am the Carciofo

One of the first meals I had in Italy was at a nearby town called Trevinano. My family and I went for lunch with our stomachs set on having pizza and were dumbfounded when we found out it was only … Continue reading

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Casa Dolce Casa

On the flight to Rome, I could look out my window and see majestic snow-white covered alps below that made me excited and curious and eager as to what was to come. My month was filled with the unexpected.┬áThere were … Continue reading

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Bellissima Italia

Bellissima Italia… it’s hard to believe I’ll be leaving in a few short days. The past month has been so filled, it’s felt like two months and yet somehow it seems strange my four weeks at the villa is coming … Continue reading

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