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AFTER THE RAIN

It has been a busy two weeks! I started on a horizontal landscape that just didn’t want to cooperate, so I thought I would start another piece and take a break from the first. AFTER THE RAIN is the result.

AFTER THE RAIN

It has been a busy two weeks! I started on a horizontal landscape that just didn’t want to cooperate, so I thought I would start another piece and take a break from the first. AFTER THE RAIN is the result.

ANTIBODY…finished

ANTIBODY is the second smaller piece in the COVID series. It is the same size as MUTATION and plays quite well with it…a purposeful consideration. I discovered this canvas when I was “rearranging” my supply closet…I can’t say cleaning out…just

ANTIBODY…finished

ANTIBODY is the second smaller piece in the COVID series. It is the same size as MUTATION and plays quite well with it…a purposeful consideration. I discovered this canvas when I was “rearranging” my supply closet…I can’t say cleaning out…just

VACCINE…finished

This is the second piece in the sub-series of the Covid 19 paintings, one of three 36×36 pieces. The vertical stripe on this one helps to keep the virus out until it reaches the vaccine on the right side of

VACCINE…finished

This is the second piece in the sub-series of the Covid 19 paintings, one of three 36×36 pieces. The vertical stripe on this one helps to keep the virus out until it reaches the vaccine on the right side of

QUARANTINE….complete

QUARANTINE is painting number 4 in the Covid series. This piece is the first in a pre-planned sequence. Playtime is over and I am following a more structured plan for this series. I have three 36 inch square canvases that

QUARANTINE….complete

QUARANTINE is painting number 4 in the Covid series. This piece is the first in a pre-planned sequence. Playtime is over and I am following a more structured plan for this series. I have three 36 inch square canvases that

MUTATION…complete

I continue to work on this series and completed this piece a few days ago. It is the smallest canvas so far, and started out as an experimental piece…how to letter, how to represent the virus, etc. As I worked

MUTATION…complete

I continue to work on this series and completed this piece a few days ago. It is the smallest canvas so far, and started out as an experimental piece…how to letter, how to represent the virus, etc. As I worked

In One Direction

I chose to paint this week because I have a direction for a series…Covid 19. I plan to paint six to ten pieces expressing different facets of this pandemic, more emotional than literal. Some pieces will remain untitled until I

In One Direction

I chose to paint this week because I have a direction for a series…Covid 19. I plan to paint six to ten pieces expressing different facets of this pandemic, more emotional than literal. Some pieces will remain untitled until I

In a Quandary

I am in a quandary. As you know, I love to paint, but I also have found great pleasure in working with textiles again. And loving to paint also works into the fabric sculptures because I paint the fabric. Yes,

In a Quandary

I am in a quandary. As you know, I love to paint, but I also have found great pleasure in working with textiles again. And loving to paint also works into the fabric sculptures because I paint the fabric. Yes,

Carrying On II

This is the second piece in the Carrying On series, based on the parfleche cylinder shape. It is probably most recognizable as a tribute to a Native utensil because of its presentation and the suede fringe. My concept for the

Carrying On II

This is the second piece in the Carrying On series, based on the parfleche cylinder shape. It is probably most recognizable as a tribute to a Native utensil because of its presentation and the suede fringe. My concept for the

Woven…no. 1

This is the first of three woven cotton pieces I completed in the past few weeks. I have struggled to achieve the right “sticks” for the top, but think I am satisfied with the arrangement in the second picture. Neither

Woven…no. 1

This is the first of three woven cotton pieces I completed in the past few weeks. I have struggled to achieve the right “sticks” for the top, but think I am satisfied with the arrangement in the second picture. Neither

New Year, New Work

My galleries in Madrid, Santa Fe, and Durango are well supplied for the slow months of January and February, so I am working on mixed media textile pieces to submit to an upcoming show at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in

New Year, New Work

My galleries in Madrid, Santa Fe, and Durango are well supplied for the slow months of January and February, so I am working on mixed media textile pieces to submit to an upcoming show at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in

When Galleries Collide

The NEW Tapestry Gallery celebration, “When Galleries Collide”, scheduled for Friday, may be impacted by the weather. Although it is a few days away, the forecast is for three winter storms barreling through New Mexico from Wednesday evening through Friday.

When Galleries Collide

The NEW Tapestry Gallery celebration, “When Galleries Collide”, scheduled for Friday, may be impacted by the weather. Although it is a few days away, the forecast is for three winter storms barreling through New Mexico from Wednesday evening through Friday.

Galisteo Basin

I spent this week in my studio at home…painting, painting and more painting….the perfect week! …from the studio

Galisteo Basin

I spent this week in my studio at home…painting, painting and more painting….the perfect week! …from the studio

Small landscapes

A few small landscapes…4×12 inches….to compliment the larger ones. I am having so much fun!

Small landscapes

A few small landscapes…4×12 inches….to compliment the larger ones. I am having so much fun!

What’s Happening?

It has been a very busy summer. We have travelled a lot, mostly to Colorado to camp. We got away every chance we had. The last few weeks have been consumed with the sale of my studio. I have not

What’s Happening?

It has been a very busy summer. We have travelled a lot, mostly to Colorado to camp. We got away every chance we had. The last few weeks have been consumed with the sale of my studio. I have not

At Mostly Madrid Gallery

A glimpse into what I’ve been doing the past few weeks…textiles and paintings, both fun and rewarding. Joining the group are three Desert Sentries created by my talented husband. Our work dances well together. My ravens also roost at WOW

At Mostly Madrid Gallery

A glimpse into what I’ve been doing the past few weeks…textiles and paintings, both fun and rewarding. Joining the group are three Desert Sentries created by my talented husband. Our work dances well together. My ravens also roost at WOW

WHITE LIGHT Hanging Basket

WHITE LIGHT Hanging Basket This is my third hanging basket, White Light, in the Strings Attached series. It is different from the others, both in shape and materials. The armature that supports it is also different in that it has

WHITE LIGHT Hanging Basket

WHITE LIGHT Hanging Basket This is my third hanging basket, White Light, in the Strings Attached series. It is different from the others, both in shape and materials. The armature that supports it is also different in that it has

A Colorful Triptych

I am still working on my INTENTIONAL SIMPLICITY series. These pieces were made as a triptych, but I was willing to sell them individually. I was happy when they found a new home together and are hung together. Other pieces

A Colorful Triptych

I am still working on my INTENTIONAL SIMPLICITY series. These pieces were made as a triptych, but I was willing to sell them individually. I was happy when they found a new home together and are hung together. Other pieces

Another Hanging Basket

STRINGS ATTACHED series…BLACK HOLE This is the second hanging basket in the Strings Attached series..BLACK HOLE. I used the same materials as in a few other baskets…zippers, waxed linen thread and industrial felt. One stitch of turquoise waxed linen thread

Another Hanging Basket

STRINGS ATTACHED series…BLACK HOLE This is the second hanging basket in the Strings Attached series..BLACK HOLE. I used the same materials as in a few other baskets…zippers, waxed linen thread and industrial felt. One stitch of turquoise waxed linen thread

As promised…

There is more wonderful work at the Crafting Art show in Silver City…come to see it soon, it closes Sunday! The following pieces are done by Mimi Peterson…Jewelry for Giants…and her husband, Art Peterson…Giant glasses, one of my favorite pieces

As promised…

There is more wonderful work at the Crafting Art show in Silver City…come to see it soon, it closes Sunday! The following pieces are done by Mimi Peterson…Jewelry for Giants…and her husband, Art Peterson…Giant glasses, one of my favorite pieces

A beautiful show in a beautiful town

The opening was very well attended with many pieces sold. These pieces are mine and my husband’s and I will post more over the next few days showing the other fabulous work in the show. This is a pop up

A beautiful show in a beautiful town

The opening was very well attended with many pieces sold. These pieces are mine and my husband’s and I will post more over the next few days showing the other fabulous work in the show. This is a pop up