Gallery

Last Flurries

the first snow and last of the season, I saw in Illinois was February 2017 and two little cardinals were sitting on a tree enjoying the beauty of nature and each other.  The simple things is life brings the most joy for I felt they were welcoming me to this […]

Wander with Me

  Some Gardens call to us to come and look more closer.  I enjoy visiting gardens.  I feel that I have a special connection to them.  They are the source of my expression in art, and my imagine is endless when it comes to creating them.

Autumn Blaze

Fall bring inspiration as green turns into hues of yellow, orange, and reds, and nature graces us with a display of artistry that inspires me to create.

Dragon Moon – Dance of the Dragonfly

I randomly paint fabrics to explore the creative process.  I have no goal in mind, just colors and textures.  Once I have finished, I look at the fabric, and let it speak to me.  It is an intuitive creative process, and the end result was this piece.

Amid the Water Lilies

Water Lilies and Koe are fascinating to me.  this piece was inspired by the background fabric after I painting it.  It look like a pond to me. I went to bed pondering what kind of pond it was, and in the morning Koe and water lilies filled my mind, and […]

Sunflower Explosion

Inspired by Summer Sunflowers.  This piece was created using watercolors on a fabric for its background.  The flower centers where free motion drawn and the leaves where applique with the sewing machine,  and finally the petals are hand stitched and painted making it a fun whimsical art.

Apple Blossoms

When visiting Taos, New Mexico, in spring, I was pleasantly surprised to see an apple trees in bloom. This art piece found a home in Illinois.

The Allures of Spring

Spring calls to me with all its wonderment!  It calls to come and play! The Allures of spring is still looking for a home.