Colorado art redux, 2018 6.28.2018

I just returned from my annual vacation in Denver, Colorado. The main reason I go is to visit both of my daughters. But there are plenty of great art museums to visit while I’m there, too. This time I toured the Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art, which has been closed on my two previous…

spring art sales 5.10.2018

I just finished up with 3 art sales in the last 2 weeks. Whew! It’s a lot of work! Here’s a photo of the lists I make in order to keep myself sane. Each show requires different setup and display supplies, so checking items off the list as I gather them up helps keep me organized.…

art museum visit 3.29.2018

Earlier this week I visited the Chazen Museum of Art, located in the city I currently live –  Madison, Wisconsin – on the University of Wisconsin campus. It’s a wonderful, free museum with plenty of delicious art, and I went specifically to see an exhibit they have up through April 22, titled “Ancestral Modern: Australian…

MOMA submission 10.12.2017

Last week, I received a letter in the mail from the Chief Curator of Drawing and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art, notifying me that my submission would be on display! Before you get too excited, let me tell you that my submission was part of a MOMA and New York Times sponsored exhibit.…

ephemeral art 9.28.2017

I visited an outdoor art exhibit last week at the Farley Center for Peace and Justice. On view daily, sunup through sundown, through October 15th, it’s titled “Sanctuary 2017: Environmental Art at the Farley Center.” I’m not sure why it’s advertised as “on view” until a certain date, because its art that’s “made with materials…

santa fe: ceramic galleries 7.6.2017

I recently returned from  a week in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico, traveling with three friends who, like me, have a love for art and nature. Where I live, in Madison, Wisconsin, it’s hot and humid right now, so the dry heat of the southwest was a welcome relief! It’s a beautiful part of…