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

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

Lunar Eclipse Basket

A new hanging basket…1 of 3…for the CRAFTING ART mixed media exhibit in Silver City, NM… I assembled this basket using materials I have used before and had on hand…painted snipped cotton, newspaper strips, painted and stiffened fish net, and

Lunar Eclipse Basket

A new hanging basket…1 of 3…for the CRAFTING ART mixed media exhibit in Silver City, NM… I assembled this basket using materials I have used before and had on hand…painted snipped cotton, newspaper strips, painted and stiffened fish net, and

CRAFTING ART

I invite you to attend the opening reception of CRAFTING ART: EXPLORATIONS IN MIXED MEDIA. The show is a limited time pop up sale in a beautiful gallery in Silver City, NM. I will be showing my new work along

CRAFTING ART

I invite you to attend the opening reception of CRAFTING ART: EXPLORATIONS IN MIXED MEDIA. The show is a limited time pop up sale in a beautiful gallery in Silver City, NM. I will be showing my new work along

A Finished Few

I mounted four completed pieces today in my yet unnamed series. The canvas support is studded with rusted square head nails. Some of these nails remained from a barn floor my husband removed, planed and reinstalled in our 1860 barn

A Finished Few

I mounted four completed pieces today in my yet unnamed series. The canvas support is studded with rusted square head nails. Some of these nails remained from a barn floor my husband removed, planed and reinstalled in our 1860 barn