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Canyonlands Adventures

Spring Break, 2024 My husband and I have dreamed of this trip for many years. For a while, our kids were too little and we didn’t have the right vehicle. Then, we were too busy building our dream home and studio in Steamboat Springs. With those projects behind us, and … Read More

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Spring Color Clinic 2024

Spring Color Clinic May 15, 16, 17, 2024 9:00 am – 2:30 pm Price $395 Location: Depot Art Center Steamboat Creates 1001 13th Street Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 You may arrive after 8:30 and class begins promptly at 9:00 am. We will have a 1/2 hour lunch break at 12:00 … Read More

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Seeing “The Inner Light” in AZ

In January, my son and I were invited by a family member to attend the opening of Tom Gilleon’s retrospective: “Inner Light: the Art of Tom Gilleon.” The exhibit runs January 16-August 16, 2024 at the Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. It will be moving to the C.M. … Read More

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The Broadmoor Galleries “Wilderness” Show October 4, 2024

The Broadmoor Galleries in Colorado Springs, CO will be hosting a small group show called “Wilderness” on October 11, 2024. I will be showing my latest body of work, along side Dave Santillanes and Kathleen Hudson. As I create the work for this show, I will be posting it here. … Read More

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Artists in Residence at the Brinton Museum

Early on Septebmer 18, 2023, I saw my boys off to the school bus and pulled out of the driveway with our Casita in tow. I was headed to Sheridan, WY to participate in the Brinton Museum Artist in Residence. The Brinton is located in Big Horn, WY and well-worth … Read More

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Expanding the Circle

Expanding the Circle Rocky Mountain National Park July 25-28, 2023 Ever since I began my professional art career as a young mom of two babies under two, I knew I was in for the Slow Burn. I was too old to be a Young Phenom, and my family demands required … Read More

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Outdoor Oil Painting Workshop

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Date 8/23/2023 – 8/25/2023 (Wednesday-Friday) 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Price $375 Location: Greater Steamboat Springs, CO Area Meet on Wednesday Aug 23 at 9 am: Steamboat Creates – Depot Art Center 1001 13th Street Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 After the first day, we will be … Read More

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PACE 2023 in Denver, CO

Every year, hundreds of the world’s outdoor painters gather at the Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) to learn painting techniques from the world’s top artists. I am honored to be included as faculty for this event, held in Denver from May 21-25. As a Field Painter, I will be … Read More

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Reposted: Helping People Stay Human Through Art

What major need I am fulfilling with my art (besides my own)?  What problem am I solving through my paintings? Answering these questions is key in focusing my intent of my art practice, as well as targeting my marketing efforts. I have grappled with these questions. When I taught art … Read More

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Destination Inspiration Plein Air Magazine Sept 2022 Article

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