Painting outdoors has always been fascinating to me. I love capturing the vibe from a place I visit and nothing better then sketching from life to truly get the energy of a subject. After I became a mom my time has just not worked out the same as before. I don't seem to be able … Continue reading Plein Air x Studio
About a year ago I met Monica Pepe, an amazing Marketing/PR woman, owner of Ideability, and founder of the group Boss Ladies of Mount Pleasant. We have kept in touch for a while and recently she set me up to a real cool partnership with the author Suzie Webster. A kick-ass Trio Our first project … Continue reading Announcing an Awesome Partnership
Dear friends, when I attended the "talk with the juror" at the City Gallery, I thought we would hear the amazing Arianne King tell us about the art on display. After a brief introduction she actually invited the present artists to talk about the work. We walked around the gallery an listened to some very … Continue reading My Speech at the City Gallery
During the famous Spoleto Festival in Charleston, the City Gallery holds a special juried exhibition, and guess what? I got juried in! Surprise, surprise... my strong rebellious piece "I don't give a f*ck" was the one chosen to show. Some people say Charleston is quite conservative and this is the reason why I created this … Continue reading City Gallery
For the 3rd time straight I have been selected to exhibit my art the the Town Hall of Mount Pleasant. During this rotation I am showing 3 new paintings. The new Program is set to exchange the art every quarter, all over the hallways at the new Town Hall building. I am honored to have … Continue reading Mount Pleasant Town Hall, April 2019
Reference View for the Commission Last month I was approached to work on a commissioned piece for a 60th birthday celebration gift. My client sent me a photo she took and that her husband - the birthday boy - wanted printed. Instead, she decided I could make it even more special by creating a painting … Continue reading Wild Dunes Commissioned Art
Thank you all for coming to see me at this lovely Art Walk last Saturday. The weather Friday got me a bit worried but Saturday turned out to be a wonderful day! Some paintings found new homes and lot's of compliments were made. I can say it was worth the drive. For those who missed … Continue reading The 9th Annual Art Walk at Bohicket
I have recently given an interview that inspired me to resume an old idea of sharing my stories. People seem to always be fascinated by my life story and I think it is time to share it to the world. I mean, if not for the benefit and inspiration to some people, maybe just for … Continue reading Sharing is Caring
Twenty years ago, I was a young student at the Art Students League in NYC, determined to become a successful artist. Considering I went to Marketing & Advertising University instead (I didn’t believe I could be successful as an artist in Brazil), I felt like I had to make up for lost time. Ever since I was … Continue reading Did you know I used to be a Portrait Artist?
Well, first I need to explain that this was his first trip to NYC while for me, it was a work trip to a place I used to live. Two days before my flight, he sent me a message asking if I was in the USA yet. We had been friends for a few years … Continue reading Would you ever guess where I took my husband on our first date?