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Morpho’s 6th Annual Encaustic Exhibition

On Friday, I will be attending Morpho Gallery’s National Call for Encaustic Entries Opening party. This annual exhibit of encaustic artists will be held  August 4 at from 6 to 9 pm at 5216 N Damen Avenue in Chicago. The 6th Annual Encaustic Exhibition includes 2D and 3D work made with the hot wax method […]

upcoming art shows

Fresh on the heels of exploring a fun art show, I am pleased to announce my upcoming exhibits. From September 20 through October 25, Migrant Danaus will be at Dick Blick Evanston’s 12×12 Fall Show. Last year’s show prompted me to enter exhibits, so it is nice to mark the anniversary of that milestone with […]

Dancing Wings for Sale on Etsy

I’ve just re-listed my Dancing Wings collage on Etsy. This was such fun to make. I discovered Holly Berry House stamps at the last consumer Craft & Hobby Association Show in 2010. On-site I watched ladies make boutonnieres and was intrigued by the layering. You basically get 6 stamps in one! She is very generous and […]

BUGS!!! Open House and a re-opened Etsy Shop

As I mentioned, a few pieces are going back up on Etsy, and so is Red Hot Love.  I made this prior to the Arts of Life Square Foot Show in Glenview. Speaking of the Arts of Life, the BUGS!!! Exhibit has another open house with live music on Friday, September 7 from 6 to 10 […]

An updated photo gallery

I just received my new CD of Tom van Eynde’s art photography. There are a few calls for art I’m submitting to, and professional photos are key. So now I can show you what I’ve been working on the past few months. I wish the dimension came out more in these photos, but the thing […]

BUGS!!! Exhibit open through September 21

It’s been a very buggy time around here. Once you become aware of something, it is everywhere, and so it is with insects for me. Since getting to know Lauren, entomology has started to creep in on me, and it continues with the BUGS!!! exhibit at the Arts of Life. Mike Caskel From assemblage to collage to […]

Professional vs. my own art photos, what a difference!

Several weeks ago I took my art work to a professional photoshoot with Tom van Eynde. I have learned that art photography is a new skillset from just taking photographs in nature or of people. There is often ‘headstone’ effect when I try to take 2-D art work pictures. The key is to really center […]

WINners at the first WINniversary

“WIN started with an idea and friends, and grew with friends we didn’t know we were going to make. You are the structure and flowers of WIN, and it is an ongoing joy to get to see this flower open.” ~ Valerie Beck Tuesday was a celebratory day for me. I was inducted into Women’s […]

Shawna Moore and Friends exhibit

Last Friday I attended Zhou B Art Center’s third Friday festivities. The building opens from 7 to 10 pm every third Friday to host exhibit openings and allow the public to peruse artist studios. art work by Tom Meyer and Isabelle Gougenheim First, I stopped by Jenny Learner’s studio to explore the art work my fellow […]

Art + Wine pop-up gallery

Following Artruck, I was looking forward to my own pop-up gallery experience. I passed the morning observing dragonflies by the lake, and then made my way downtown to pick up Jason and his work, after which we began setting up at Paola’s Vinum. I claimed a table while the group divvied up the display walls […]