RESOLVING THE COMMISSION DILEMMA

Stuck in the Barnyard "OLD McDONALD HAD A COMMISSION...Oh no, Oh no, Oh no......" The First Draft of "The Dreaded Barnyard" One of my Trippy Palm Frond Creations So, I had a "Patron", and I am envisioning a relationship similar to Michaelangelo had with The Pope.. Endless coffers, freedom of expression in my own magnificent …

A Freewheeling Frenzy!

This Beauty is one of a pair of Cabintet from a large entertainment stand, The Other is outside, drying... I have to get the mix just right: a smidgen of anxiety, a pinch of hunger, a good dose of caffeine and just about 48 hours without sleep and *BAM*! The NY creative lightning strikes! Tonight …

The Cathouse

https://videopress.com/v/HHP12cOF?preloadContent=metadata Munson, A Treasured Friend assemblage on Carved Sculpture by Susan T. Martin, in The Art on The Island 3-D Art Show Been trapping feral kitties this weekend...but not to kill them. Yay! I've been working with a nonprofit called Meow Now, which I believe has chapters nationwide. They catch, neuter/spay , vaccinate and bring …

Over the Humpty-Dump

Oh, the fun of a downward spiral...After a week or two of just mind blowing energy and creativity, comes the inevitable crash. This time it was about a week of doldrums, pain, negativity and actual physical illness, all of which I attribute to this illness called Bipolar Disorder. The worst part of a depressive episode, …

Water Flowing thru My Art Life

Water...It gives life, it takes life. It's waves hold the secrets of a million years...

I Miss What I Imagined I would Miss

...the room seems to awaken with her...golden rays fall...like the petals of an opening rose...

The Journey, a Debut Art Video

  .  This project was a couple years in the making for me, and was born from the bottomless grief I was dealing with then. As caregiver to both of my parents after a 23 year-long active addiction, and after a devestating breakup of my marriage when my ex went to Federal Prison, I was …

Keep Your Head…and Mine Too

...crack a smile or frown a frown...about the wonderful gift of creativity!

Am I a Brave Artist?

I must push myself to new heights. I want to. I am still th

Sick, Sick, SICK OF IT…

...this post is winding itself around my consciousness like my fairy python-mother...

I Don’t Feel Very Good.

  Can you dig it? I am sure most all of you can, gentle readers. You can probably deduce from my latest posts that my creative powers seem rather discombobulated. I would have to agree with you.  The "SITUATION" certainly has a dampening effect on my spirit; whereas I used to force myself to get …

Trapped in Time

"Emotional Stuckness, thats a common ailment..."

The Duality of My Artistic Self

Depicting my own image has been a starting point my work from the beginning. As a child my drawings were always of female faces, although I never consciously realized these were reflections of me. Even then, in my earliest work, the duality of my nature is blatantly apparent. .  The faces I drew were always …

What Does Artistic Success LOOK Like?

Wouldn't we all like to know, right? Yes! We all want to be a great "success" in our chosen field, and many artists have a clear idea of what they need to be successful. Speaking for myself, I thought success would mean the end of financial struggle, to a point. As a person with mental …

A Saint Petersburg Artist Resident

It has been an enormously trying year and one half, year and 8 months , actually. I have grown SO much since I have lived here in St. Petersburg, I have learned to believe in myself, and in my ability to survive. As An ARTIST.  In my own right, I have put in the footwork, stretched …

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