Yes, Art Can Make Us Smile

Hot Damn! It’s happening, tomorrow my solo exhibition will be installed on Billboard Hope!!! When I was a kid, I used to walk past this billboard in Boston’s historical John Elliot Square, almost every day. Back then the ad space was used to sell negatives, like cigarettes and alcohol. And as you might imagine, theyContinue reading “Yes, Art Can Make Us Smile”

The Outsider Artist Within

This morning I received news of Outsider Art, not labeling me as such, but nonetheless bringing attention to the fact that I haven’t attended art school. (Full disclosure, I don’t have an MBA, no MFA and I haven’t spent hours studying the human form or still life.) “Outsider Art” is defined on Wikipedia as “OutsiderContinue reading “The Outsider Artist Within”

Wall Art

A wall is meant to do more than just hold up your ceiling & divide rooms. There’s something magical about waking up & looking at a handsome wall. If you don’t have art hanging on your walls, go & make some, or buy some. But do get some. I promise you, it’ll change your life.Continue reading “Wall Art”

Backpack Art Sleuth

We use computers every day, never understanding the hidden code that handles the complex tasks that simplify the interface, so we can use it. hello world 🌍 A CPU is magic, so why are we limited to black bags & black laptop backpacks? #DataScience #UserFriendly #OutsideTheBag #LaptopBackPack #LapTopBag #Targus #Samsonite

Mankind-Ness & Art

Mankind-Ness” After Covid, you would think that we humans would get it together. That we might be empathetic, have compassion and be kind to one another. After ‘Rona, you would think people wouldn’t mind a little inconvenience, that we would take patience out of your pocket and use it to understand someone else’s trials &Continue reading “Mankind-Ness & Art”

Traveling After Covid 19

Now that we’re traveling again, it’s nice to know that I had no problem finding my bags!!! So this happened… I just flew back from Los Angeles & boy, are my arms tired 😝 Ha! It might be one of the corniest jokes ever, but as we stretch and come out after a long yearContinue reading “Traveling After Covid 19”

Her Art History

Her story. That hand on her shoulder, at times has been heavy. It seemed to hold her back, as much as it was meant to guide. So this happened… After raising my family and being a caretaker for my Mum who had Alzheimer’s, I’m living my childhood dream. However, I wasn’t trained to be aContinue reading “Her Art History”

The Artists’ Art

The Artists22 x 28 So this happened. While I was commissioned to do one piece, I created 3. Someone asked me, how does that happen… for me, my mind is much faster than my hands and the paint dries too quickly. So I move across one canvas onto the next and in this case, ontoContinue reading “The Artists’ Art”

Singing Art Outdoors

Weather wise. As I run out of wall space & blue skies roll in, I’m hanging with my paintings outdoors, in the fresh air and feeling lovely. This tribute to my Mum, who could sing. And who loved to sing Barbra Streisand’s “People”. I can’t sing, but do it anyway, because people sing. “A feelingContinue reading “Singing Art Outdoors”