Category Archives: sales

The age of forgetfulness

In all the busy-ness of the last few weeks I totally forgot I was going to let you in on the (almost) 30-year saga of one of my early paintings. I did Echo Park XI in 1990 as part of … Continue reading

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Weekend in a Chicago white tent

This was an art festival that I was determined to be a part of even though fate seemed to think otherwise after the windstorm the weekend before crushed some paintings and twisted some tent parts. Miraculously–or so it seemed–I was … Continue reading

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Two days in a tent

The weather threatened to derail the outdoor Starving Artists Show in Highwood, Illinois this past weekend, but we got through it with one good day and one semi-soggy one. On Saturday it was sunshine in the morning, until this rolled … Continue reading

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An old dog learns new tricks (a photo-free post)

So I went to this seminar on Saturday about how to increase your sales at an art fair. I knew I didn’t know everything, but I didn’t know there were some rather obvious things I should have known. Don’t want … Continue reading

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News Brief

Yes, very briefly. First, Willow Tree (where I board Charm) lost another wonderful lesson horse recently. My trainer wanted to gift our barn manager with a remembrance of Dale, a Belgian draft who served not only as a lesson horse … Continue reading

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Dogwood Festival Art Stroll

First things first! Red dots rule! This one sold before the Art Stroll even officially started on Thursday afternoon. Nothing beats an auspicious beginning… The event featured art works in stores all along Dowagiac’s main street, known as Front Street. … Continue reading

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You win some, you lose some

Preliminary results are in from Harbor Shores– News from Harbor Shores, a couple of sales and a nice artist’s reception! The crowd was really great, and I truly love talking to people who want to know about my art. I … Continue reading

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SOLD!! Woo-hoo!!

This is the painting that was accepted into the Box Factory for the Arts annual Michiana Area Art Contest. It didn’t win any “awards”, but this one sold! That’s the biggest validation I could expect from a competition/show. I’m happy … Continue reading

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This year’s dose of dressage at Willow Tree

Today marked the inauguration of my brand new exhibit booth– There are several big differences between this one and the old one, even though at first glance they look awfully similar. This has a very solid round steel bar frame, … Continue reading

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Life is good

Today was “presentation day” at the Fox Valley Saddle Association horse show. My client came to pick up her painting, and simply l-o-v-e-d it. Which of course made me very, very happy too. She had told a neighbor she was … Continue reading

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