Virginia, United States
I guess you could say I was born an artist! My intrinsic artistic abilities appeared around the age of 1½ years old when I began scribbling colorful imagery on my bedroom walls, later carving designs and cryptic messages on my parent’s fine furniture. Over the years, I have continued my artistic endeavors working as a monotype printmaker, painter, mixed media artist, and jewelry maker.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Highlights

http://www.healingwoman.blogspot.com/

Cheryl Dolby did a great job covering the Ope Studio Tours this past weekend! I got to get a feel of what the other artists had going on! I hate I could not go visit myself.

Cheryl, thanks for posting this and I really enjoyed meeting everyone! There were so many new folks that visited this year...it was refreshing!

A special thanks to Mary Bullington for letting me show at her home.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Doorway


Here is my last new work for the week. It is called, 'The Doorway'. This piece is another Citra Solv collage. What a fun and interesting way to create unpredictable textures, patterns, and images.

The reason this is the last piece of the week, is because Saturday is Open Studios Tour. This will be our 10th anniversary (my 7th). Please follow the link to check out all the wonderful artists that will be part of this tour. Please come out, check out the art, and visit awhile. It' s free!

http://www.openstudiosofroanoke.com/artist/stanley.html

Hope to see you soon, I am off to frame.





Wednesday, April 14, 2010

All This I Am



I am excited! I just got notification that I had a piece of work accepted into the juried show, “All This I Am” – Honoring Women Through the Arts that will be at the Hayloft Gallery in the Jacksonville Center in Floyd! My watercolor, Emerging Spirit was the piece accepted!

Juror lecture and awards reception May 15th 5:00 pm

May 7 to July 11, 2010

This is a juried exhibition in conjunction with a statewide focus on Women in the Arts, “Minds Wide Open: Virginia Celebrates Women in the Arts”

Friday, April 9, 2010

Artist Greeting Cards Are Miniature Works of ART


Hidden Spirit acrylic, presented as a 5" x 7" greeting card. The cards I will have at Open Studios will be be all new acrylics and watercolors. They make great gifts for your art loving friends and they are a great, affordable way to add to your art collection.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Faint, Fresh Colors of Spring

The landscape around us is becoming alive.



Four Cherry Trees acrylic 5" x 5" (C) gls


Three Yellow Trees acrylic 5" x 5" (C) gls


Four Yellow Trees acrylic 5" x 5" (C) gls