Artistic Musings

  • View My Art on Behance

    Behance is one of the most celebrated creative sites on the web. Owned by Adobe, it highlights many of the world’s top creatives including illustrators, graphic designers, art directors, interior designers, architects, photographers and fine artists (like me). I recently added my work to the site and it’s been exciting to see the results. I […]

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  • “Relationships” Exhibit

    “sow/grow/reap” was chosen for inclusion in Webster Arts’ “Relationships” national exhibition. The exhibit will be virtual and the selected works will be available on their website, https://www.webster-arts.org/relationships beginning November 17, 2020, and running through December 31, 2020. There were 586 submissions; 64 works were selected. This is the second time that “sow/grow/reap/” has been accepted […]

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  • Explaining “Tribulation”

    Most of us have experienced some form of acute anxiety and/or depression in our life. The figure in the drawing “Tribulation” is wearing prison garb and is pushed to the ground due to what we may perceive to be the circumstances leading to his fear and desperation. One hand is set in a fist representing […]

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  • Core New Art Space

    My drawing “Lady in the Shallows” has been accepted into Core New Art Space’s national invitational exhibit titled “Aqua” running from Sept 11 through Sept 27, 2020 in Lakewood, CO. As stated in the exhibit’s prospectus: “While there is that gorgeous greenish-blue color that can range from vibrant to serene and all shades in between, […]

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  • Soloman’s Rose Explained

    In the Bible, the Rose of Sharon symbolizes beauty, and it is used in the book of Song of Solomon to describe the beauty of King Solomon’s lover. In Christian tradition, the petals of the rose symbolize Christ’s wounds from the crucifixion. The color of the rose also holds symbolic meaning. Typically, a white rose […]

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  • What Kind of People Own My Artwork?

    What kind of people purchase and own my artwork? That’s easy, people just like you. They’re from across the country – California, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, Ohio and all over Michigan. One thing they have in common is a desire to enhance their lives through visual artwork. Many have purchased more than one drawing and […]

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  • Post COVID-19 Exhibition at Jones Gallery

    Jones Gallery is in a 100 year old historically registered warehouse building, having 9000 sq. ft. of display space. Located in the Kansas City, Missouri Crossroads Arts District. A Nationally recognized area of new and restored buildings housing art galleries, studios, theater, live music, along with acclaimed restaurants. In business 10 years. My drawing “Lady […]

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  • Galex 54

    GALEX is the combination of the words Galesburg and Exhibit. What began as a regional competition has grown into a national competition and exhibition celebrating its 54th year.  Open to artists working in all mediums, this year’s juror, Rose Frantzen, a native of Maquoketa, Iowa, who has gained national and international acclaim for her oil paintings, will award over $2,500 […]

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  • Art & Coffee

    What is better than perusing artwork while sipping a cappuccino? It’s hard to beat that combination. So I was very happy to kick off year 2020 with an exhibit at The Common Cup Coffeehouse. The venue is a non-profit establishment in the basement of Lutheran University Chapel near Ann Arbor’s University of Michigan central campus. […]

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  • Michigan Now: CTAC’s 2019 Juried Fine Arts Exhbit

    I’m happy to announce that two of my drawings have been accepted into “Michigan Now: CTAC’s 2019 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition” at Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, MI. Over 400 artworks were entered from across the state of Michigan and 78 pieces were selected for the show. Juana Williams, exhibitions curator at the Urban […]

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