Category Archives: my work in people’s houses

What I’ve been up to lately–commissions, postcards and prepping for a July show

Above are two recent pet portraits that I finished and delivered to happy customers. There are 3 (8″ x 8″ watercolor) of the dark dog but the customer picked her favorite (the seated one) from those choices. The American Eskimo … Continue reading

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Look for this card in your mail box—-better late than never!

It’s Studio Tour Weekend ahead and my postcard JUST went out in the mail! This Fall has gotten away from me between one thing and another. This painting, “Big Dove,” will be in our preview exhibit at Chatham Mills, this … Continue reading

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Clay of the Day–horse head sculpture given a fine finish

I just got the coolest email from a happy art buyer. This person bought one of my larger horse head sculptures last year at the Chatham Studio Tour. I sculpted these horse heads from a slab, like most of my … Continue reading

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My Work in People’s Houses–a collection of pet portraits

A former neighbor contacted me this summer about doing a surprise pet portrait for his wife. I don’t do that many portrait commissions these days, but this was a young couple who we’d known for several years and through several … Continue reading

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Before and After–CAG show at the CAC office–how art really enlivens a space !

The Chatham Artists Guild began as the Studio Tour, a program of the Chatham Arts Council. The years went by and along the way the Studio Tour became its own entity. We changed our name to the Chatham Artists Guild to reflect our … Continue reading

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