Saturday, December 29, 2012

new kiln

New kiln and 350 lbs. of Sybil's Speckled clay.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Sunday, December 9, 2012

sales

7 out of 11 of my pots have sold. Shelves are restocked.

Friday, December 7, 2012

short show

Gus and I are showing our work together at the Beneduce Gallery on 14th Ave. for the month of December.  The lighting leaves a lot to be desired but for such a short time we won't be fixing it.  Tonight is the Gallery Stroll, First Friday.  We're ready.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Flametree

I've just joined Flametree Clay Art Gallery.  It's located at 2041  14th Avenue.  Hours are Tuesday - through - Saturday  12 - 5pm.   www.flametreeclay.com

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Art Mundo

Doug getting flowers ready today for the Art Mundo fundraiser=Home is Where the Art Is=at our house.

Save the Lagoon

The Rotary club is trying to raise money to save the Indian River lagoon.  It needs seagrass to be planted.  I've offered half of the sale price of one of my large paintings to the cause.  This is the poster advertising it today and tomorrow at Riverside Park.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

soup bowl

This year Gus and I combined efforts to make a soup tureen for the "Soup Bowl" fundraiser.

father and son

Making a slab to become part of a bonsai planter.

Monday, October 22, 2012

setting up

Art Mundo of Ft. Pierce will be having a fundraiser here next month.

photo from last year of my studio

Sunday, October 14, 2012

boats

We live by the marina now. New subject matter. These 2 are from the last firing for awhile. The kiln needs repairs and I need a break.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Friday, October 5, 2012

frog pond

First plate out of the kiln this morning.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Close Maneuver

44" x 48"  acrylic on canvas
Many boats out our new studio windows.  Fun subjects.  This canvas is going to a gallery in Chatham, MA.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

summer

Drawing today at Winter Beach Farm..in the afternoon heat.  Glad to be doing something besides fixing-up our new home.

Monday, June 18, 2012

seagrape studio

Our  Seagrape Studios have a new location.  We've left facing east toward the ocean and sunrises.  We now look west across the Indian River Lagoon and watch sunsets.

Monday, May 21, 2012

parting shot

I think I see some new subject matter here...  This will be a busy week of moving to new space.

Monday, April 30, 2012

packing

We're moving across town.  Ceramics and books make for heavy boxes.  Inventory Reducion Sale is going well with low low prices.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Monday, April 2, 2012

Shed

44" x 50" acrylic on canvas
I'm out of large stretched canvases just when I'm getting a result I like. We've started packing boxes for the move out of our home so there's no time now to paint anything but the ceramics.  This house and yard have been my subjects this spring.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

glazing

Spring batch of pots to paint.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Garden Chairs

44" x 50" acrylic on canvas

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Kite Club

44" x 50" acrylic on canvas

4th of July

44" x 50" acrylic on canvas

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Shore Birds

44" x 50" acrylic on canvas
We've sold our home of 27 years.  I'll miss the beach when we move away.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Shampoo

Acrylic on canvas 15" x 17" This is my self portrait.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Friday, February 24, 2012

bobcat

A different visitor.  This bobcat spent a long time in our field today. Here the cat is admiring Gus' outdoor sculpture.  There have been times when 3 bobcats are here at one time.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

visitors

A painting class from the Vero Beach Museum of Art came to visit our studios today.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

A Wren for Laura


Acrylic on canvas 24" x 30"
This early Florida poet's house is being preserved on the grounds of the Environmental Learning Center. Many artists chose it as a subject.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Roots

15" x 17" acrylic on canvas
2 fish + 1 moth. Painted en plein air during a fundraiser for the Environmental Learning Center + Vero's Cultural Council. It was a 3 day event with artists enjoying getting together.

Friday, January 27, 2012

change...


We have put our home of 27 years up for sale. I'll miss our beach.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

April Brights

acrylic 34" x 36"
This is the last of a series of 4 flower paintings this size that I started last year.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Studio Table

acrylic 44" x 50"
This was the first of a series of work table paintings but it's been refined. Go back a few posts to see the changes.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

at work

My husband took this photo this morning.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Studio Table 3

acrylic 44" x 50"
This time I added some of the imagery I use when decorating my ceramics. 3 birds, 3 butterflies, a plate, as well as the usual paint tubes and papers on my table.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Studio Table 2

acrylic 44" x 50"
Encluded are black lidded paint jars, brushes in a pot, a ceramic vase, sketch books, and tubes of paint.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Studio Table

acrylic 44" x 50"
This is the first of a new series of worktable paintings.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

50 Years

acrylic 44" x 50"
This year my husband and I will be celebrating 50 years of marriage. To celebrate I did this painting of a dozen different homes we've shared. Some of our cars are added. Some homes had water; some, snow.  It's been a good fifty years.