Ruby

Completed: June 4, 2011 Soundtrack: Amanda Richards Beverage: Starbucks Iced Mocha

Public Hanging

This month, you can see my work in Grand Vines, a great wine shop in Salem, Oregon (my home city.) Last night was First Wednesday downtown and theme was “Dog’s Nite Out”. The place was packed. The rest of my family was at a Little League game in the gray drizzle, but I was happy […]

Pioneer Kids

If you read The Pioneer Woman, you’ll probably recognize these next portraits. Like millions of other people, I read Ree’s blog every day. There’s always something that interests me on a personal level…but that’s why we choose to read the blogs we do, right? Her post last week about her kids saddling and unsaddling the […]

Onward, Upward

Despite a headache that’s lasted for a million years, I awoke on Monday with a radically heightened sense of possibility. And sure enough, good things started happening. First,  it was announced that my painting, Naughty had been included in the Top 10 finalists for the Mutt Lynch wine label contest. We find out today if […]

It Really IS Who You Know

Remember last year when I went to the MTV Movie Awards celebrity gift lounge? Right. Well, it was sort of a last-minute thing, meaning, I didn’t have a a budget to you know, get there and back and feed myself and transport art and stay at a fancy L.A. hotel and everything. But I really […]