It's that time of year....

Where did the summer go? It’s already time for the fabulous Bucktown Arts Fest!
This unique show is an incredible, eclectic mix of artists,
performance, community and fun…you don’t want to miss it…trust me!
Come see for yourself and say hello: I’ll be in Booth #14, the Northwest corner of the park on Belden.


Where: Senor Citizen Memorial Park
Oakley & Belden (2200 North in Bucktown)
When: Saturday & Sunday, August 25-26

Hours: 11am-7pm


New portrait of Shaggy…love the color scheme of this gift Commissioned Pet Portrait order. Shaggy lives in an Irish American home! Interested in ordering one for someone you love? Visit

My beautiful new studio!

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I can’t believe I haven’t shared photos of my awesome new studio space with you, yet! In my defense, it has been a busy summer. This new space is just a few blocks south of my Ravenswood location on Hermitage, I moved at the end of June. It’s much larger, in fact, the largest studio I’ve ever had.The wonderful glass block windows remind me of my beloved first studio, in my home on Oakley, in Bucktown. These are some recent photos take prior to last weekend’s Open Studio Sale. If you missed it, appointments are always welcome…just contact me!

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My neighbor, Anastsia Mak, who has the art studio on the opposite side of the courtyard took this photo…Here is a sample of her lovely work:

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Merchandise Mart, Chicago
©2009 Anastasia Mak


Wells Street Recap

New colllectors: the lovely DeVoll family with their new painting…just happened to resemble their dog: Shadow! A little late sharing, this show was back in June…but had to share these great photos…thank you, James Sharp!


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Dog Days of Summer Open Studio Sale!

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Dog Days of Summer Open Studio Sale

New Studio: 5014 N. Hermitage, Unit WS
Please come through the northern most gate of the building and ring the bell 
 Friday, August 10th: 5-9pm
Saturday, August 11th Noon-6pm

Sorry to have disappeared for so many weeks…it's been a busy summer, I've gotten some much needed R & R and hope to share some posts of my activities soon. In the mean time…I moved my studio, again! The new space is much bigger and I love it…hope some of you can come by next weekend and check it out. I'll have new paintings available from the Fields Project, and for the first time, even some of my ceramic work. There will be some lovely deals on older works and prints, too. Can't make it? You are welcome to make an appointment for a studio visit at your convenience, or check out my paintings at and let me know what you are interested in.