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 […]

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.

Flower Dancers

Flower Dancers was inspired as a challenge the quilt guild I attend proposed of creating an art piece with two crayon colors that we randomly choose.  My two colors were green and pink, white and black where allowed to be used as well.  It was so much fun making it!  […]

Among the Daisies

Inspired by a walk in my neighborhood, where the summer blooms were calling, “Look at me!” This piece has found a new home during the Edwardsville Art Fair 2017.

Peaceful Sands

While teaching in Florida I took a road trip to Key West, which is a source of artistic inspiration — especially the beach!  I have always enjoyed drawing Palm Trees, and drawing these with the sewing machine was so much fun.  T

The Glowing Ridge

How beautifully light plays on the water and illuminates its treasures. I re-created ocean reefs to remind us how precious our oceans are and how we need to be more conscientious about protecting them.  Glowing Ridge has found a home in North Caroline.