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

Carrying On III

This piece is the third in my Carrying On series. I wanted to do something with more color and a bit of fun. This piece is still based on a parfleche form, saddlebags. I painted the fabric with circles and

Carrying On III

This piece is the third in my Carrying On series. I wanted to do something with more color and a bit of fun. This piece is still based on a parfleche form, saddlebags. I painted the fabric with circles and

Strings Attached: New Mexico Sunset

A few posts ago, I gave you a sneak peek at part of this piece…the “headdress”. It is composed of a quilted fabric embellished with irrigation tubing and newspaper yarn. The body of the piece is made from newspaper, sewn

Strings Attached: New Mexico Sunset

A few posts ago, I gave you a sneak peek at part of this piece…the “headdress”. It is composed of a quilted fabric embellished with irrigation tubing and newspaper yarn. The body of the piece is made from newspaper, sewn

Carrying On I

This is the second piece I completed using woven cotton strips. I combined them with fabric I painted and quilted VERY densely. I thought I would quilt in a larger circular pattern, but it added too much texture and competed

Carrying On I

This is the second piece I completed using woven cotton strips. I combined them with fabric I painted and quilted VERY densely. I thought I would quilt in a larger circular pattern, but it added too much texture and competed

Einstein

EINSTEIN…acrylic on canvas…24×8

Einstein

EINSTEIN…acrylic on canvas…24×8

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

Experimenting with the Boxes

I finished my first piece using the many boxes I folded and painted. I wanted to complete a piece to test my concept and to work out the technical aspects of putting it all together. I wanted to test color…do

Experimenting with the Boxes

I finished my first piece using the many boxes I folded and painted. I wanted to complete a piece to test my concept and to work out the technical aspects of putting it all together. I wanted to test color…do

Hanging Basket no. 4

I spent the past week finalizing the designs for a few of my mixed media textile pieces. I put together certain elements and am working toward the completion of at least two pieces. Above is a detail view of the

Hanging Basket no. 4

I spent the past week finalizing the designs for a few of my mixed media textile pieces. I put together certain elements and am working toward the completion of at least two pieces. Above is a detail view of the

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

A Good Year

It has been a very good year and I am grateful. I thank each of you who took home one of my paintings as a reminder of your visit to New Mexico. Have a happy and healthy 2020! …..from the

A Good Year

It has been a very good year and I am grateful. I thank each of you who took home one of my paintings as a reminder of your visit to New Mexico. Have a happy and healthy 2020! …..from the

A Holiday for the Birds

For a change of pace this holiday season, I painted some of my friends on canvas boards and placed them in a wooden frame. The frame itself prompted me to try this, as it is both modern and traditional in

A Holiday for the Birds

For a change of pace this holiday season, I painted some of my friends on canvas boards and placed them in a wooden frame. The frame itself prompted me to try this, as it is both modern and traditional 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.

the NEW Tapestry Gallery is Open

The new Tapestry Gallery is open in Gypsy Plaza in Madrid, NM. My landscapes are beautifully displayed along side many other fine artists. Handwoven garments, felted hats and lovingly crafted fine art ceramics make for an elegant and inviting atmosphere.

the NEW Tapestry Gallery is Open

The new Tapestry Gallery is open in Gypsy Plaza in Madrid, NM. My landscapes are beautifully displayed along side many other fine artists. Handwoven garments, felted hats and lovingly crafted fine art ceramics make for an elegant and inviting atmosphere.

A Raven Break

I took a break from painting landscapes… six ravens will land in WOW! Gallery in Santa Fe tomorrow. Four will be in the Collector’s Gallery, affordable for the first time art buyer. The one above and the one below, complete

A Raven Break

I took a break from painting landscapes… six ravens will land in WOW! Gallery in Santa Fe tomorrow. Four will be in the Collector’s Gallery, affordable for the first time art buyer. The one above and the one below, complete

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