Art Blog

How Jane Trahey influenced my life, my business and my creativity

You know me as an artist but I spent most of my adult life in advertising. I moved to New York City within months of leaving art college, and I was fortunate enough to meet someone at a party who needed an assistant. His name was Leonard Favara and he worked at the very prestigious [...]

By |2020-08-25T16:50:02-04:00August 25th, 2020|Recollections|4 Comments

Ramping up my YouTube Channel

I’ve had a YouTube Channel for some time but I haven’t been consistent with my video posts, therefore I haven’t had much success on YouTube. I plan to change that. Each week I will post a new video telling the story behind one of my paintings.  Every one of my Grey Matter paintings has a [...]

By |2020-08-14T09:00:01-04:00August 14th, 2020|Art Process, YouTube Series|0 Comments

Coronavirus Art Project: What I’ve been doing during the Covid-19 lockdown

Coronavirus Art Project #1 - Digital Artwork On March 13th I locked the door to my BaCA studio thinking I'd be back in a few weeks. If only!! I had a canvas in progress and planned to finish it from home. When that one was finished, I started another with stretchers and canvas that I [...]

By |2020-07-23T09:18:01-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

Great News! I am now an Artist in Residence at BaCa

BaCa, Bailey Contemporary Arts is located in Pompano Beach and in addition to galleries on the first floor, they offer artist studio spaces on the second floor.  As a resident of Pompano Beach I had hoped to someday have a studio there. As of August 1st, I do! I am now an Artist in Residence [...]

By |2019-08-27T11:00:17-04:00August 20th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Saul Leiter: A photographer that inspires

I recently received an email from Pinterest with pins I might like and noticed that an old friend's photography was among the pins. I knew that in the last ten years his art photography has received critical acclaim. So I googled him and was shocked to learn of his passing in 2013. Saul Leiter was [...]

By |2019-12-27T15:27:26-04:00June 1st, 2015|Recollections|0 Comments

How my connection to The Soap Opera All My Children goes further than 30 years of watching

Before moving to South Florida I lived in New York City for 16 years. I was an art director in the advertising business and my mentor was Jane Trahey, the ad maven that paved the way for all women in the ad biz. She first hired me to work at her ad agency, Trahey Advertising. [...]

By |2019-12-27T15:00:48-04:00April 17th, 2013|Friends, Miscellaneous, Recollections|0 Comments

Art, Food and Fireworks – Art Hall at the Beach

The Pompano Beach CRA is having a Grand Re-Opening of the East Village & Beach and I have been invited to exhibit my Heart & Soul series during this event. The art portion of this event is called Art Hall at the Beach. The art tents will be located in the parking spaces in the [...]

By |2019-12-27T15:25:52-04:00April 3rd, 2013|Art Openings, Latest News|0 Comments

Nude Nite in Tampa, Snow Queens & Contortionists

This past weekend I participated in "Nude Nite", an annual event in Tampa, Florida. They transformed a 26,000 sq ft warehouse into an exotic art event. My painting "Joyful Dancer" was selected by a jury and was among 100 works of art from artists nationwide. The event was spectacular...not just an art event but a [...]

By |2019-12-27T14:57:57-04:00March 13th, 2013|Art Openings, Latest News|5 Comments

A live painting event Labor Day Weekend

UPDATE: The painting event last weekend at the Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show was very successful. I sold a few prints as well as a few "Art in Hand" decks. But the best part was talking with the art lovers that stopped by to ask questions about my process. I did so much talking [...]

By |2019-12-27T15:32:40-04:00September 1st, 2012|Art Openings|0 Comments

My Zelda is the 2 of clubs

A unique deck of playing cards showcasing the wide range of extraordinary artistic talent found throughout the USA. Art in Hand produced a deck called the United States Project and I was selected to represent Florida.  Along with 53 other artists we produced a deck that celebrates and showcases the collective talents found within our [...]

By |2019-08-27T11:14:26-04:00July 16th, 2012|Latest News|0 Comments