Category Archives: art

One good turn…


The 2015 Twitter Art Exhibit was held in Orlando and opened on a Thursday night during the First Thursdays Art Event in downtown Orlando and I made the trek solo from work in Lakeland.  No big deal since it is … Continue reading

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Plant City is abuzz!


It’s all about the Plant City Strawberry Festival these days!  The festival starts next week, but art submissions are due in today.  So… naturally, I submitted.  I am bummed because I was in such a rush I was unable to … Continue reading

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The Nashville Skyline Painting


So, I started this painting for my very first show in Nashville.  It was spring, 2010 and it was to be one of about 25 original paintings for my month-long show at the fine Nashville restaurant The Mad Platter, located in … Continue reading

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Drawing with help from a couple of great books


I’ve joked in the past that “drawing to me is like being forcefed cruciferous vegetables for those who hate them.” Bear in mind, I love them (vegetables), but that’s neither here nor there.  As I’ve traveled this art journey of … Continue reading

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The ceiling tile is up!


Dolly, my breast-cancer “Overcomer” friend is on her second to last treatment today! She was happy to see that my painted ceiling tile has taken up a place on the ceiling there for her and all those who cross the … Continue reading

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Museums in the digital age


You say you want to soak up the world’s greatest art but don’t have the funds or passport for a visit to the continent? Pull up a chair (or charge up your Ipad) and check out these sites: First stop, point … Continue reading

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20 years ago today


The folk ballad “Independence Day” was released by Martina McBride.  Written by Gretchen Peters, this narrative song tells the tale of an abused wife in desperate circumstances from the vantage point of her eight year old daughter.  It has become the anthem … Continue reading

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