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THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN MY PAINTINGS

After a twenty year career in the design field,I resumed my painting which had become dormant while I raised two children.I love being part of this creative community and feel fortunate to express myself through my painting.

ARTICLES:

 http://www.outdoorpainter.com/palette-knife-as-ticket-to-simplification/

http://www.outdoorpainter.com/the-how-of-clouds-and-sky/

 http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/design/dolls-for-grown-ups-bring-warmth-to-the-customer-experience/article22553719/

http://handeyemagazine.com/content/ann-meet-merrill

 

MEMBERSHIPS:

OPAS (Ontario Plein Air Society)        www.ontariopleinairsociety.ning.com

Lightchasers Plein Air Painters of the Suncoast   www.lightchasersinc.com

Palette Knife Painters    www.paletteknifepainters.com

 SHOWS AND AWARDS:

2017 Sarasota Art Center, Juried Show...First prize

2017 Art & Frame Winter Show

2017 Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Juried Show

2017 Lightchasers' Annual Member Show

2017 Sarasota Quick Draw and Paint Out

2016 OPAS Annual Member Show

2016 Uptown Art Gallery, Sarasota,FL Juried Show

2016 Art & Frame Winter Show

2016 Sarasota Art Center Juried Show, Third Prize

2016 Lightchasers' Annual Member Show

2016 Longboat Key  Center for the Arts, Juried Show, Honorable Mention

2015 Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Juried Show

2015 Lightchasers Annual Members Show

2015 Sarasota Paint Out and Quick Draw

2014 Lightchasers' Annual Member Show

2014 Sarasota Paint Out

2014 Longboat Key Art Center Juried Show, 2nd prize 

 

  

ABOUT MY PAINTINGS

My paintings are impressionistic and simplistic. My goal is not to render the subject exactly but rather to explore it with paint and happily getting lost in the moment. A suggestion of the subject, a build up of paint and exciting strokes with my favourite painting knife.

ABOUT THE ARTISAN DOLLS & ANIMALS

Introducing "Firefly Works "a collection of Artisan Dolls & Animals". I love creating these dolls and enjoy watching their personalities emerge. Some of them express themselves with tattoos and body piercings making them truly individual.