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These are my personal writings about my process, shows, and art happenings.
You’re Never too Young to Start Collecting Art

You’re Never too Young to Start Collecting Art

I'm celebrating my 74th birthday today (yay Aquarius!) and thinking back to an art sale from a few years ago. A young 7-year-old girl (with her parents' help) purchased three of my paintings from the Enchantress Gallery in The Shops at Wailea. The family was...

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Join me at Maui Open Studios 2020!

Join me at Maui Open Studios 2020!

Maui Open Studios is celebrating their 10th year! We're happy to be joining for 2020 and hope you will make a plan to visit us in the studio. The past year has been one of so much growth and change in my art. We've had shows at Enchantress Gallery in Wailea, shows in...

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An Art2Life Inspiration Story

An Art2Life Inspiration Story

After encouragement from a few of my artist friends, I signed up for Art2Life Spring 2019 course. I never thought that a three-month course would engross me as completely as it did but I found myself loving every minute of learning, growing, experimenting, and...

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Honoring my Icons

Honoring my Icons

When I heard Oprah’s speech receiving the Cecil. B. DeMille award at 2018 The Golden Globes, I was so moved that I felt inspired to paint her in my style. She has helped so many, educated and raised the consciousness of so many people all over the world. I had...

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Outsider Artist

Outsider Artist

I am so excited to share my new artist video with you, fabulously filmed by Doug DeBoer, a talented artist himself. It's an introduction to my art and tells a short version of my journey. I will be following up with some shorter videos talking about my genres and...

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Maui Mermaid Extravaganza!

Maui Mermaid Extravaganza!

The Maui Mermaid Extravaganza was a raging success! It was incredibly fun and fulfilling to create this event that showcased my recent glitter and mermaid inspiration that took over my studio! So many Maui Mermaids-kids and adults alike, enjoyed it and I loved sharing...

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Gallery News – Moving to Wailea!

Gallery News – Moving to Wailea!

Exciting News! The Bootzie Gallery is moving to the Shops at Wailea and has a new name: Enchantress Gallery. I’ve been busily working on the upcoming Mermaid Show they are planning. I have been inspired to expand and explore new and different mermaids. I have been...

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In Praise of Glitter

In Praise of Glitter

Glitter makes me happy, passionate and free…..I love the sparkliness… I love the colors, shades, hue and textures of the different types of glitter….When I get ready to enhance a color burst with my fun accouterments, I take them out in their color palettes, I feel...

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Art Opening at Bootzie’s Gallery

Art Opening at Bootzie’s Gallery

Maui's Glitterati Came Out for My Gallery Opening! Saturday, September 10, 2016 Exhibit: 5 pm – 8 pm Performance: 7 pm Bootzie Gallery Maui 3660 Baldwin Ave. Makawao, Hawaii 96768 Wow! Thank you to Bootzie and Jim for hosting this gallery opening for me - what a great...

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