After The Thrill, is it Gone?

I’ve created so many works in this collection (Aftermath) and I can feel a bit of the ‘thrill’ or inspiration starting to wane…more like morph. I’m determined to be patient as the muse shifts. I am listening to Elizabeth Gilbert read her book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, on audible for the second time […]

Ready Thelma?

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. Pablo Picasso Because I am so grateful for your subscription to “Raw From the Road” I am releasing this news to you first, before I post it on social media tonight. (not the awards, they’ve been posted, but keep reading…) I am delighted to have my […]


Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin It’s Spring! Flowers, trees and people are blooming despite the pandemic and covid19.  No doubt, life has been a roller coaster but when is it not? We do what we can to help our loved ones, those who are helping others, our community and help the […]

All Artists are Mothers…

Meet some of my kids.(but first, meet my mother!) Even if you’re not an artist, you know what I’m talking about. We love our children in different ways but we love ALL of them! And if I’m the mother of my ‘kids’ then Liza Zhurkovskaya is a new Aunt. Liza is an international art curator, […]


Home is where your heart is. Now, literally, and more than ever.Fill it with love. See the world through loving eyes, even in the midst of…That’s when it needs you the most.Keep the faith. As artists, we offer the option to clients and collectors to commission us to create a piece of artwork. It’s a term that is used quite […]

Winding Down, Gearing Up…

Christmas is a week away!  It’s been an amazing holiday season so far and I can’t wait for Christmas, Hanukkah and our road trip to Tahoe for New Years! The opening for the new exhibit at Brittany Davis Gallery was this past Saturday and I had 2 new pieces exhibited. Since I am the photographer for all […]

Black Friday Art Promotion

Here we are, almost mid-November and approaching the holiday season again. Art is such a great gift any time but during a time of potential stress and craziness, giving the gift of art and its beauty is soothing and long lasting.  This year I am happy to offer a Limited Edition of mini resin pieces. Not […]

Spring Forward

Wow, more light and Spring will be here before we know it. What a winter it has been.  Unusually cold and rainy where we live, and I loved every minute of it… and so did the animals and trees. I’ve done a lot of contemplating in the last few months. Looking deeper into what gets in my way and […]