Judging by our coats, this photo of my sister (on the left) and me (right) was taken in the early nineties, probably when I was in sixth grade. My mom studied art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art after she graduated high school and then she taught a summer class there decades later. I visited... Continue Reading →
Express and Experiment
Me with a painting I created using spray paint for the first time. Summer 2018. I am not good at sports. While I can recite the basic rules and follow the plays in football, baseball, soccer, basketball and ultimate frisbee, my skills playing the games are rudimentary. People usually laugh when they see me run.... Continue Reading →
If You’re Stuck and You Know it, Clap Your Hands!
At work one day, a woman asked me a question unrelated to the products we sell. "Have you ever been stuck in your art before?" (YES) "Do you have any tips about how to get unstuck?" Why yes, I do. Before I present a list of ideas about how to inspire your muse during a... Continue Reading →
Creativity is Crucial to All Studies
Arizona Genomics Institute, University of Arizona. 2009 Math is an exciting subject. I used to love balancing equations in algebra, using numbers to describe the parameters of shapes in geometry, and discovering that you can find the distance between objects using the angles of triangles in trigonometry. History is equally exciting. I learned about the... Continue Reading →
Paper, The Beginning
While my love of paper as an art medium started when I was a child, I was an adult when I started to use it regularly in my artwork. In Tucson, Arizona, an artist friend of mine invited me and two other women to her house for a project. The friend gave us a few... Continue Reading →
Greetings and Salutations!
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person's strength. Proverbs 17:22 As anyone who knows me will tell you, I like to smile. I love to laugh. My nephew once out of the blue asked if he could try to describe me. I laughed and said, it depends on what... Continue Reading →