Let me begin by saying I didn’t cry. And I was pretty sure I would. I mean, I am the person who gets choked up at all manner of awards ceremonies, announcements, thank-you speeches, pageants, sports events, commercials…so I was fully expecting to be a bit messy at the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibit. […]


Awhile ago, I bought a huge lot of 35mm slides from the 50s and 60s – some unknown family’s entire collection of well-dressed, well-traveled memories. They have provided much inspiration for artwork over the past few years and even though I don’t know whose they are, I am glad I have them, and that they’re being […]

Flash Sale!

I’m having a flash sale! Am I using that term correctly? Anyway – I’m going on a little vacay and I want to have a full calendar when I get back so…I’m offering half off custom portraits today only (order and pay before midnight tonight). 5×7 – $100 8×10 – $200 11×14 – $250 16×20 […]

Tax Woes / The Joys of Being Self-Employed

Here’s where I caution self-employed people to always pay their estimated tax, because it will come back to bite you. Also, now’s a good time to order a painting from me because, taxes.


This whole post is an excuse to show a photo of me and Dr. Rossman where we were miraculously both smiling and I didn’t have wine stains on my teeth. Cheers!