An Artist's Quest

Peace Be Upon You


It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged – I’ve been working hard to get ready for a solo show at the Mendocino Art Center.  I’m loving the work I’ve done for the show and I’ll share it with you through the next few weeks.

As many of you know I live up in Sonoma County in Northern California, I’m sure you couldn’t miss the news of horrible fires up here. I’m relived to let you know that  West of the Russian River where I am was unscathed.  The tension and fear pervaded the area and everyone in the area was touched in small and big ways by the devastation.  I painted this triptych during the week of the fires as my way to calm my nervous energy and direct the unknown into something I know how to do.  I know how to paint, so I painted.  It brought me peace to do the work and it is my small offering to those who have lost so much.

Peace Be Upon You

The Mendocino Art Center show begins November 1st through Thanksgiving. The opening is November 11th from 5-8pm. If you happen to live in Mendocino area or close by I hope you can come. Mendocino Art Center info


3 responses

  1. annielori60

    During my recent quick visit, I felt so lucky to see this piece in person, while also being so near (but not) the destruction the fire wrought in the region. This piece is so beautiful!!

    October 22, 2017 at 3:50 pm

  2. molmsteado

    Those are so lovely!❌⭕️❌⭕️❤️❤️❤️

    Sent from my iPhone

    October 22, 2017 at 6:09 pm

  3. Valerie Komkov Hill

    Beautiful. I love the rich, earthy colours.

    October 23, 2017 at 10:34 am

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