In late August I became a PhD student in art education at the University of North Texas.  As such, my online presence has dwindled.  That is not to say I'm not writing and not creating art, but I'll be honest and say the idea of creating a blog… read more.

There’s an estimated 7,000 children who work in the Ghana fishing industry. Some of these children are as young as 5 and 6 years old.  All of these children are slaves. –Mercy Project    Today many in our country will take a day off from our jobs to celebrate the… read more.

            Who doesn’t love a good watercolor painting?The translucent quality of the paint invites you in like a cool pool of water on a scorching west Texas summer day.  In mid-October, I’ll be giving away a recent watercolor painting (pictured above)… read more.

Today, after my new husband’s afternoon meeting at school, we will make the eleven-hour drive from Mississippi to De Leon, Texas.  As I mentioned in the previous post, most of my things did not make the initial move with me to the Deep South (as Jeff likes to remind me).  After this… read more.

Sometimes a change of locale is refreshing, and sometimes it’s overwhelming, and even still it can be both.  That is where I find myself now. The past 30 days have found me in Puerto Rico marrying the love of my life and moving to Mississippi to start our adventure together.  Did I… read more.

Just got back from a lovely weekend trek to Marfa, Texas.  It's amazing that one can travel for nine hours in the car and never leave the state.  My sister and friend left Fort Worth at 8am Friday morning to pick me up in De Leon and off we went.  As we drove from north Texas to Big… read more.

I hate to say it, but it's true... my studio space is limited.  In the spirit of maintaining creative flow, I've decided to have an art auction.  Not only will this help me to de-clutter my studio, it will also allow you the opportunity to get your hands on some original art for a great price… read more.

Summer 2011 finds me wandering my way into the lovely world of art camps.  Currently on round two, camp #1 was a great success.  Two of my students, who reluctantly attended because grandma signed them up, didn’t want the week to end.  It was a lot of fun for everyone, and I’m… read more.

A big “Congratulations!” to Katy Parks.  She was the winner of my June painting giveaway.  This month I’m giving away a piece that was a study for “The Hermit”, a painting I completed earlier this year that now belongs to a dear friend of mine, Sarah Floyd.  Life… read more.

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