Great Day at McLean Artfest – “Pueblo,” two “Gardens” pieces find new homes!

It was a great day yesterday at the McLean Project for the Arts Artfest – sunny and warm and the rains held off until today, thankfully! I had fun meeting new people and reconnecting with those I hadn’t seen in a while. Thanks to everyone for coming out and chatting. Several pieces found new homes…

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Great Book Launch Reception Today: MPA Artfest Tomorrow!

It was a great day for the launch of Creative Spaces: Inside Great Falls Studios, the book Great Falls Studios published in celebration of our group’s tenth anniversary! We had a nice crowd for the reception at the Great Falls Community library where the book was unveiled for the first time. Photographer Dean Souleles matted…

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“Creative Spaces” Book Signing and McLean Artfest This Weekend!

I have a busy weekend coming up! The McLean Artfest, sponsored by McLean Project for the Arts, is this weekend, Sunday, October 6. It runs from 10-5 at McLean Central Park in McLean, VA. This show has been one of my favorites over the years–I didn’t participate last year because of a conflict with another…

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“Rock Houses” in Process

I’ve spent most of this week working on Rock Houses, at left,  to make a photography deadline. It’s always a strong motivator when I have an appointment with Greg Staley, who does all my professional photography (unlike the snapshot on this page!). I’ll replace this poor photo with his as soon as it’s available. (UPDATE:…

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Acceptance at MPA artfest October 6

I’m pleased to announce I’ve been accepted to the McLean Project for the Arts Artfest in McLean, VA. This will be the fifth year I’ve been a part of this show, held in McLean Central Park, and I’m looking forward to it! The event will be held on Sunday, October 6, 2013 in the McLean Central…

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A Wet Day at MPA Artfest

It was uncharacteristically cold and wet for the MPA Artfest yesterday, so I was doubly appreciative of all those who braved the elements to visit me at the show! Note the hay on the floor of my tent to make the footing more secure. This photo was taken right before the show opened. I always…

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MPA Artfest on Sunday, Oct. 2!

It’s time for the McLean Project for the Arts Artfest 2011 on Sunday, October 2 from 10 AM – 5 PM.It’s one of my favorite events of the year–this will be my fourth year showing here. There are 46 artists in all different media, music, food and fun activities. Click on the link above for…

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“Tides” – getting close to the end

I’m getting close to getting all 30 of my project pieces quilted. It’s been more of an undertaking than I realized when I started! Today’s feature is “Tides.” I tried a new quilting motif on this one, and I really like the way it turned out. It’s at the bottom of the piece in the…

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“Garden Path” – rescued and renamed!

Yesterday was a perfect day for working in the studio. Soft rain, a little fall chill in the air . . . I spent part of the day working on “Forest Path,” which I have to admit was one of my least favorite pieces from the project. I think I rescued it! Sometimes an otherwise…

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