To celebrate my upcoming featured show SAUDADE at the Lowcountry Artists Gallery, I am sharing this classic Brazilian Drink recipe. A classic caipirinha is made with “cachaça” and if you are to buy one, I recommend getting a good quality bottle. Otherwise, you may use vodka (I actually prefer this version). The trick to make … Continue reading Caipirinha Recipe
Have you ever walked into a room and thought it needed a revamp? Some extra life? Most likely it crossed your mind that the walls could do with a new color, or perhaps change the furniture? So much work there, isn't it? Did it occur to you that adding a piece of Art can change … Continue reading Set the vibe to a space by adding Art
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
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
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
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?
Today I woke up and had completely forgotten about March 8th. As I am sipping my coffee and checking my social media feeds (this is my morning routine), I started seeing some amazing posts on the International Women’s Day. I instantly felt an urge to put something together to share. Out of luck, I had just … Continue reading Women’s Day
Starting in December I am a new CO-Owner at the Lowcountry Artists Gallery, located in the historic French Quarter of Downtown Charleston. Yes, the gallery with the frog statue on East Bay! Starting in December I am a new CO-Owner at the Lowcountry Artists Gallery, located in the historic French Quarter of Downtown Charleston. Yes, … Continue reading Super Exciting News!