Category Archives: the Basement Gallery

Showbiz! a really nice interview in the Chatham Arts Council blog

The Chatham County Arts Council has a lovely new space, new blog, new logo (well, not NEW new, but recent) and a regular feature on their blog–“Meet This Artist.” I’m the one this issue!

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Too hectic to post—STUDIO TOUR time!

It’s time! Time to fling open the studio doors all across Chatham County. The 24th Chatham Open Studio Tour is finally here.  The painting, making, cleaning, sorting, hiding, sweeping, marking, pricing, displaying chores are done (or as done as they … Continue reading

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Discoveries while cleaning for the Studio Tour

I always think I’m all set up for the Studio Tour , and then I go to “just” sort out that loose stack of watercolors or make an adjustment to a stack of paintings and boom! chaos returns. Order is a … Continue reading

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Some pieces that got finished last Friday!

As I cleaned and shifted work in the ArtPod last Friday, I broke up the work with fun work– painting. As always, there are plenty of pieces just waiting, almost finished, needing just a little undivided attention to complete them. … Continue reading

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Bandit and Chase, 48″ x 36″–one from the stacks

Venetian red gesso from Daniel Smith art supply company in Seattle was a beloved product for a while. For a while, all my paintings started from this deep, warm, brick color. It makes the white and the black very dramatic … Continue reading

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