Simple Pleasures, 48x60

Simple Pleasures, 48x60

“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.” 

Marc Chagall


 I have always been intrigued by creative spaces—a writer's desk, a music room, an attic or even a garage. I've viewed photos of the studios of Georgia O'Keefe, Frances Bacon, Picasso, De Kooning and many others. And what I've learned through the years is that It doesn't matter where creativity and inspiration happens—an industrial loft (drool), a tiny nook, on a kitchen table, or in an alcove—greatness can emerge. In late 2017 and into early 2018, I worked at renovating a space that looks and feels how I imagined my dream studio would look. A calm space, one that fills me with great joy and a lot of creative energy. Here; I am free to do what I love most—paint, teach, host events and just let creative magic happen..