Sharing My Art Journey… Pt 4

I started to explore the world of art, not as a creator, not as a business, not as an admirer, but as a patron. I wanted to understand who bought art, why did they buy what they bought. Who collected art and who was making money from all that art being bought and sold. Sadly,Continue reading “Sharing My Art Journey… Pt 4”

Sharing My Art Journey… Pt 3

I started painting in 2016. By then I was nearly six decades old and had lived the proverbial “Good life”. I had been happily married for nearly half my life and I was a mother of two adult daughters. I could righteously say that I had “been there, done that,” and smile about my achievements.Continue reading “Sharing My Art Journey… Pt 3”

Sharing My Art Journey … pt 1

February 2, 2022: Last night, an amazing thing happened, I literally watched fourteen of my paintings float across my television screen in the opening scene of episode 104 of Ava DuVernay’s newest show, Naomi – airing Tuesday nights @ 9pm ET on The CW Network and streaming for free on The CW App. It wasContinue reading “Sharing My Art Journey … pt 1”

My FaceBook Art

I’m an artist. There, I’ve said it. Over the past four years, I’ve posted a lot of art on social media. It’s as much of a healing process as it is therapeutic for me. Never did I expect the level of success that I’ve gained from having put my work “out there”. Never did IContinue reading “My FaceBook Art”

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”