Thursday, April 4, 2019

Welcome to the World

on this april day
sing a song of joy! of birth!
of celebration!

Some of the Hymns Reached into Me
All the Way to the Bone
4 x 5" greeting card; acrylic and collage

Monday, March 25, 2019

Continuous Loop

idea, trial
error trial nope trial*
oh! resolution

*repeat as indicated

Through the Heaven-Reaching Evergreens
12 x 12"; acrylic, ink, and pastel on masonite panel
abstract landscape


free already-painted masonite panel
acquired at neighborhood yard sale
my first layers on the panel;
acrylic over black gesso
multiple layers later, 
over another coat of black gesso

detail photographs, showcasing accident and blessing, layering and scraping, mixing and remixing, tapping lived experience and flying blind, trying one thing after another and responding to my inner compass moment by moment:

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Whispers on the Wind

yes no maybe so
walking changing step by step
here there letting go

Holding Fast in Rising Wind
12x12"; acrylic, ink, and pastels on masonite panel

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Listening to Whispers

put on your hiking
shoes, could be mud. nourishing
unexpected walk.

Whispers of the Heart
12 x 12"; acrylic on masonite board

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

There Comes a Spring Day

there comes a spring day
when school is impossible—
just impossible

There Comes a Spring Day
3.75 x 5.75" postcard; acrylic, ink, and wax pastel on card stock

Tuesday, March 19, 2019


benjamin moore's full
moon in bathroom; payne's gray and
blue in studio

detail, work in progress
12 x 12"; acrylic on masonite panel

Saturday, March 16, 2019

From Deep Underground

one line, paint and brush.
no target, no idea.
then: spring flower show!

Light, Shouting for Attention
12 x 12"; acrylic, ink, collage, and oil pastel on masonite panel