Who you have always been

In a recent conversation with a fellow artist, I lamented the fact that I couldn’t paint like artist X or artist Y. I think most of us have these feelings of jealousy mixed with aspiration towards certain artists whose work we admire. But then my friend said something that I found quite profound: You are not that artist.

Rapture, 9×12″

Of course this is true, on a literal level. But it is also true on a spiritual level. I am of the belief that meaningful art can only come from a place that is personal.

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Traditional Artists Show – Oct. 22 – 23, 2022

Southern Pines Flower Farm
5361 Curly Hill Road
Pipersville, PA 18947
October 22 – 23
10am – 5pm

The drawing above is of my beloved pet rabbit, Pancake. He likes to lay in the sunspots on the floor and will usually sit long enough for me to make a quick sketch. Animals and wildlife bring joy into my life. I’m pleased to be part of the Traditional Artists Show, a group exhibit featuring myself and other area artists, that supports the Aark Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education. This fantastic non-profit wildlife rehabilitation and education center makes it its mission to rehabilitate 
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Join Me in Tennessee

This workshop offers a guided learning opportunity to immerse yourself in a multi-day
experience painting outdoors with me. We will paint together at the peaceful Bluebird
Hill Retreat, a serene country getaway created by visual artists, located in picturesque
Santa Fe, TN. The distractions that dominate everyday life are suspended here and our
sole purpose will be to paint and talk about painting. For more information, please visit the Bluebird Hill Retreat website!… Read more ...