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As an artist I enjoy creating my own work but I also love to see what other artists make. I wish I had the financial resources to be an art collector! I have done a lot of thinking about this and realized I have limited space as well as limited funds. Does this mean I ...

I have seemingly always had an affinity for “black & white.” My first Schwinn bicycle was black; several of my early cars were white; all my cars for the past 23 years have been black, and I recently ordered a new Jeep in yes, white with a black top. Has this lifelong attraction guided me ...

You don’t have to be a museum professional to use a museum mounting kit. Professional artists and photographers often prefer this method when mounting their original pieces for clients. Other examples are collectors who purchased artworks at an auction, movie buffs who want to mount a limited-edition poster, and sports fans who scored keepsake tickets ...

When life really gets going it always seems that hobbies, side projects, and personal creative endeavors are the first things to go. Here are three essentials for keeping your creative practice going in your busy life:  1. Make Some Room  When I had my first child, he shared a room with my art supplies. At ...

I have always appreciated the beauty of nature and the awe-inspiring feeling it gives me. It’s why I photograph landscapes and it’s why I live in California. With any type of photo shoot there should always be meaning or a story behind it. The story acts as motivation for all that comes after whether it’s ...

After years of paying a 50% commission on my artwork exhibited and sold in other galleries, I was determined to have my own gallery where I kept all the sales dollars from my art – and where my work was always the main feature. Yes, there are now plenty of expenses and other things to ...

As with most things in life, there are two sides to every story. I absolutely LOVE when someone contacts me to do a commission. It can be residential or corporate, it doesn’t matter to me. I love the challenge of drawing out the buyer’s wants/hopes/desires for the piece and then figuring out how to make ...

I got my first camera for Christmas at age 12. I took pictures all spring and summer! That summer, I entered 2 photos into the County Fair, and I won Best in Show in the Student Division! I was hooked, and I haven’t put my camera down since photographing everything from flowers and gardens to ...

If you want a realistic scene, a photo is the way to go. But what about concepts that are at the intersection of mental, physical, and emotional struggles? I’ve found that through abstract geometric paintings I’ve been able to investigate these types of ideas just through the use of color and shape. Without the burden ...

In The Beginning “Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.” Andy Warhol There is art, and then there is the art of business.    As with any business, you must have a viable product or service ...