Category Archives: Studio Life

Holiday Art Fairs and StoveFactory Open Studios

Beacon Hill Holiday Fine Art and Craft Sale: November 19 & 20, 10am – 5pm at Hill House Firehouse on Mt Vernon St off Charles St. Beacon Hill MA wintercraftflyer2016: December 1 & 2,  9am – 5pm, Winter Arts & … Continue reading

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Must be Spring

  The miserable winter of 2015 left trees and shrubs in shambles. Pulling broken magnolia branches out of a snow bank, I brought them home  to see if they would bloom. The flowering was only partially successful, but I was very … Continue reading

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Learning new tricks with old oils

This summer I developed a sensitivity (sensitivity = ranging from lightheaded dizziness to all out room-swirling vertigo) to solvents (paint thinner, with and without odor, turpentine, and mixtures that contain them). I carried on through the plein air season, first … Continue reading

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Inventory time and cautionary tale

In the past year, I did some rather abrupt downsizing, and moving. This included storing paintings in a barn that I thought would be safe and very short term – whoops! I’m back in Vermont to sort through boxes, and make … Continue reading

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