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Spring Art Classes Follow April Flowers


Written on April 4, 2016 at 11:47 pm, by

Open Studio Time ! If you are in Madison on May 1, please plan to stop by my studio at 2017 Jenifer Street between 11:00 -5:00 and see what I am up to.  I will be participating in the 6th Annual Marquette-Atwood Neighborhood Art Walk. It is an annual self-guided art walk through our wonderful  Continue Reading »

Categories: art based activism, art collaboration, Art Techniques, art-science collaboration, Artist Resources, arts based environmentalism, Biographical, Career Development, climate change, Creaivity Coaching, Creative Play, Creativity, Creativity Coaching, environmental art, Exhibition, Inspiration, Teaching Art and Creativity, Uncategorized, Watercolor, Watercolor activism, Workshops and Classes

Your Don’t Always Know What You Got ‘Til Its Gone so don’t let the Wisconsin Arts Board go!


Written on April 9, 2011 at 8:57 pm, by

It will be easier to save the Wisconsin Arts Boards than get it back once its has been dissolved, so lets advocate to save the agency now so we have something to rebuild when our economy improves. Lets not regret in the future what we can work to save today.

Categories: Activist Art, Uncategorized, Wisconsin Arts

Knots, Braids, and Twinings: An Artist Explores Social Media


Written on October 24, 2010 at 5:53 pm, by

I spent a rousing evening with the Arts Matters folks discussing the difference between using social media for ‘marketing’ your art and using it to build creative community (I’m an advocate for the latter).

Categories: Artist Resources, Biographical, Career Development, Promotional Materials, Teaching Art and Creativity, This and That, Uncategorized, Women Artists

Still Thinking About Career Development For Artists


Written on July 9, 2010 at 2:17 am, by

You might think its talent or education that is required to make art, and while both are foundational repeatedly you will hear artists talking about acquiring three things, 1) adequate time, 2) adequate space, and 3) adequate money.

Categories: Artist Resources, Biographical, Career Development, Inspiration, Teaching Art and Creativity, This and That, Uncategorized

I always wanted to be an artist…


Written on June 23, 2010 at 5:12 pm, by

I am one of those people who has always identified as an artist. I became one of the kids in my school known as an artist and I loved that attention.

Categories: Artist Resources, Biographical, Career Development, Diversity, Inspiration, Teaching Art and Creativity, This and That, Women Artists

Hello Brave Souls!


Written on June 18, 2010 at 1:00 am, by

Careful looking inspires me. Painting has given me permission to spend a long time looking carefully at how a flower or leaf is constructed. The same is true when I decide to consider a social or cultural issue.

Categories: Artist Resources, Biographical, Career Development, Inspiration, Teaching Art and Creativity, This and That, Watercolor, Women Artists