Golden Flowers

The is a 6×6 inch mixed media painting on canvas board. I’ve been painting flowers forever and they have become meditations. The patterns are not from nature but from memory. The colors and materials have a beautiful quality that makes me happy to look at. I hope you enjoy it too.

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Painting Giveaway, Winter Flower

This painting is titled Winter Flower. It is six by six inches on canvas board and unframed. The materials are gouache and ink. The artist is Mitra Cline and this is a one-of-a-kind work of art. Mitra is the Founder of Foreverbird Studio and works as an artist and designer.  In November, the earth is…

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Art Installation Photos: El vuelo de los espíritus

This October I had the opportunity to be lead painter in a community art installation project with Tracy Ferron’s Life On Earth Art and The Museum of Sonoma County’s 25th Annual “Día de los Muertos” Exhibition (Open October 16 – November 7, 2021). The installation is in the stairway leading up to the second floor…

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New Work Up, Inspired by Art Inc., Audiobook

Recently I finished the Art Inc. Audiobook by Lisa Congdon. She did a great job of going over the details of ‘ Building Your Career as an Artist’. What I appreciated the most from listening to her was the attitude conveyed with her reading. It’s like a second layer of information is communicated with the tone of…

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WIP, and an invite to exclusive content

Today I’m announcing some new exclusive content available on Patreon. Special thanks for my first two social butteries, Holly and Chris! The first goal is to reach 10 social butterflies 🦋 and launch a virtual gallery of 30 recent artworks to make the studio visits more accessible. We are all learning how to enjoy this…

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16 small paintings – sunny ☀️ work in progress photos

This series is bright colors with metallic acrylics. The loose canvas rectangles are cut from a larger piece. The main painting from this canvas was double sided. I will put photos of the original in the collage below. A Rumi poem inspired some of this work. Physical separation of the head with a cut canvas…

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4 Door 12×12 paintings for CAW’s Ready to hang art show

CAW is an amazing community art space in Santa Barbara. Today they have a one day pop up show that features over 400 artworks, all 12×12 inches in size. I submitted four from my door series.

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