Month: January 2014

Where Is Your Special Place?

Some people like snow… some people like summer. Personally, I’ll take summer. We all have our “Special Place” – and if you read my blog, you know mine is on the beaches of Florida! That’s why I’ve done so many beachscapes over the years… After all, for me, a painting takes you away to another place where you can live for a little while and escape from everyday life. In nearly 25 years as a working artist, I’ve painted backyards, portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and cityscapes. And to celebrate my 25th year in business, I want to focus on creating

Celebrating 25 Years of Creating Pittsburgh Art

Happy New Year! I hope it’s been a happy, healthy one so far for you and yours. Tom and I just returned from a much-needed vacation in Florida. Our timing was perfect – we missed the dreaded Polar Vortex that Pittsburgh just experienced. In fact, our daughter, who was left with the duty of caring for our dog, Allie, called to tell us “The wind chill is colder than it is on Mars!” It was colder than usual in Florida, too, but still funny for us Pittsburghers to see a woman walking by the pool and palm trees wearing a