Girl Meets Art

the evolution of a visual artist

Who needs a canvas?

Don’t tell Home Depot, but those big juicy paint swatches make most excellent grounds for quick paintings. I am a color fanatic. I can recall as a child spending hours… Continue reading →

The best-laid plans…

In anticipation of a painting and collage workshop with Holly Roberts at Arrowmont, I pinned, printed, jotted down ideas in a sketchbook, and otherwise tried to plan ahead. I was… Continue reading →

Kick in the pants or a time-stealing monster?

In 2015, I completed my first 100DayProject, an Instagram-based creative initiative launched by The Great Discontent and Elle Luna. I started well into it, and finished well after the official… Continue reading →

Art imitating life

Life imitates art. How many times have you heard that phrase over the years? Well, after I sustained a sprained knee playing basketball a couple of weeks ago, that phrase… Continue reading →

Circles-Lines: The freedom of structure

On Christmas Day 2015, I uploaded my final piece in my 100 Days of Patterns Mashups, a fabric collage incorporating a Christmas tree. Technically, it was the 101st piece, completed… Continue reading →

What I learned in 100 days of creating

Committing to creating every day is in some ways like taking marriage vows; sometimes, it’s about the partnership, not about either of the partners. And that can be a very… Continue reading →

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