I know I’m not perfect but somehow the rest of the world thinks you need to be. This is where the whole New Years resolutions can be a slippery slope.  Some might turn to focusing on the failures of the year and overlook all the little successes. I think it's important to question the norm and consider whether the direction you ...

The Eastside Culture Crawl has ended but making art for me has gone into overdrive as I try to finish a few more small pieces for my next event in about 2 weeks! It will be for Shiny Fuzzy Muddy, my first "market" type event. I usually save up my money for this event so that I can treat myself to a late birthday/ early Christmas present. This ...

Somehow I managed to finish a few large challenging paintings and rearranged my space for the Eastside Culture Crawl. It is interesting to look back on what I accomplished in the past year at the Arts Factory. I feel it's a time of transition with lots more exploring to do. I got so busy during the Crawl that I forgot to take many photos ...

  I had a fun time at the Arts Factory during the Eastside Culture Crawl! What made it great was that I had lots of new studio mates who moved into the building and participated in the Crawl this year. I enjoyed getting to see some of their work and most of all, I had a chance to get to know them a little better.  Don't wait until next ...