There is a little traveled unpaved road in Loudoun County, VA, where this beautiful, historic barn is quietly deteriorating. I like the composition of this building, including the old stone, stucco, wood and rusting metal.
This watercolor I have recently completed will be included in the NC Watercolor Society’s annual exhibit in New Bern, NC, this October (2022).
It’s been a busy summer! We’ve been on some road trips, including an adventure up the east coast to Maine. I am planning my next piece from a photo my husband Bob took of a lighthouse we visited there.
My watercolor Carrick Creek II has been selected as the winner of the Dr. Kenneth W. Hanck Memorial Award in the 2020 NC Watercolor Society Awards. I am so happy to have had one of my watercolors selected as an award winner!
I am thrilled to learn that Mossy Creek has been selected as the Best in Show winner of the Gaston County Art Guild award in their Virtual Visual Harvest Show. There is a video of judge Katie St. Clair’s comments on this webpage, and Mossy Creek is the first piece that she critiques.
I am so pleased to have my watercolor “Stone Mountain Cabin” selected as the 2nd place winner for the 2020 Cleveland County Arts Council show! Here is a link to the 6:20 video of the award announcements, with my piece showcased at 2:50.
I participated in Uptown Shelby’s “Arts on the Square” yesterday, and enjoyed the event very much. We were especially thankful for the cloudy sky which kept the temperatures lower than had been predicted! I was also awarded the “Best 2D Artist” prize, which was a very nice honor.
I am now looking forward to going through the photos my husband Bob took on our recent whitewater canoeing adventure on the Green River in Utah for my next painting endeavor!
I recently received the wonderful news that “Widow’s Creek Falls” has been accepted into the 2019 show for the North Carolina Watercolor Society. The show will be this fall in October, in Rocky Mount, NC.
This piece is a 14×18″ watercolor, double matted in custom frame, available for sale for $850. This is a beautiful waterfall located in Stone Mountain State Park, NC.
Good news today! I found out that for the third year running, I was accepted to the Artisphere weekend event in Greenville, SC, May 10-12. YAY! So I’ll be working on other new watercolors to show and sell that in that art show and sale. This is an amazing event, and I’m really happy to be participating again this year.
Good news today … I received confirmation that I have been accepted as a watercolor fine artist for the 2018 Artisphere weekend event in Greenville, SC for May 11-13, 2018. I am really happy! I was selected to show/sell for this event last year, and it was a fantastic weekend. It is a HUGE event that is held in the beautiful and historic downtown area. There is a beautiful river that flows right through the middle of the area, and it just a gorgeous landscape for a downtown area.
Last year, while I obviously needed to man my booth for the weekend, I did the get opportunity do a bit of walking around the festival, and I was so impressed with the quality of artists that are included in this event. Not only were there incredibly talented individuals from all over the US, but there were also spectacular demonstrations that included woodworking and blacksmithing.
Because I was accepted as a watercolor artist, that means I am restricted to showing and selling that media exclusively (my oil painting entry was not accepted). So my focus for the start of 2018 is to work on more watercolor paintings. This will be an exciting endeavor!