How to Buy Art: You Have Good Taste!

You see a work of art. You absolutely love it. You want to buy it. But don’t. Has this happened to you? Me too. And, I think there’re several reasons why. 1) How do I know if the work is actually worth the price the artist is asking? 2) I’m confused about the artists’ pricing structure. What makes one piece more expensive …

New work needs a title!

Fall foliage and long shadows create a striking backdrop for a Vermont church and its village cemetery.

Sidetracked by Photography!

  I haven’t posted in a while; I’ve been sidetracked by the photography class I’m taking. It’s fun learning to use a new medium but I find, as with any subject, the more I know, the more there is to learn. Here’s a shot I feel satisfied with. It was taken up at the Barre Granite Quarries.

“Celestial Bodies”

I’ve been experimenting with mixed media assemblage  (art made by grouping found or unrelated objects). This piece is titled “Celestial Bodies.” I made it from trash collected out of the river near my home–primarily rusted metal and pieces of ceramic. The frame is also a relic left by a previous tenant in my barn. I tried to use as many “found …

Great news about “Winter Solstice!”

I had a terrific summer! I devoted a lot of time to painting. I got my web site up and running. I submitted work to several juried competitions. And, happily, that hard work is paying off. I just got word that my pastel landscape painting, “Winter Solstice,” will be featured in the 2016 Artist Calendar produced by the University of Vermont Medical Center. Additionally, …

Social Media Marketing? Heeelllp!!!

Wow! And I thought getting my web site up and running was a hurtle! Under the direction of my web guru I created accounts on a variety of social media platforms. Okay, posting to facebook, twitter, tumblr, and google+ is simple enough. I absolutely love taking and posting photos to instagram! Pinterest? I haven’t yet figured out its usefulness other …

Official Website Launch

I’m happy to announce the official launch of my website featuring my pastel landscape paintings. This has been a year in the works and the learning curve for me has been high. A shout out to Sagui Silber for building the site and answering my tech questions.