Sneak a Peek at my upcoming book

Vivacious is my next book, loaded with eye-watering color and high energy contemporary art. If you love abstract art and immersing yourself in a full spectrum of color, falling in love is possible! So let the romance begin and build. I’m preparing to make...
Buried Dreams

Buried Dreams

I love this piece created by artist Joan Gaetz! Joan is wise, loving and a gifted teacher willing to share and uplift. It was fun to bring this story to life with her work.
What do we do

What do we do

This is a video featuring the work of Irish artist Amanda Grace. What I love about Amanda is her ability to dive deep, expressing her emotions and always questioning, challenging, and stretching beliefs. Her work has a style that so reflects her willingness to go into...
Making art in less than 60 seconds

Making art in less than 60 seconds

So this is a fast-forward look at my process of creating my dyed surface designs. I take photos with my macro lens and use these images in photo collages and videos and my design work. It’s messy and fun and...
Angel

Angel

This piece is by my daughter, artist Liz Nicolai. Body issues are something generations of women struggle with, and her take with Angel give me hope. Liz is currently a student and waitress, exploring both art and psychology for a possible...
Doors

Doors

I have the pleasure of living in the same town as photographer Catherine Anderson, and so have visited her lovely studio, complete with a garden labyrinth. Her images of doors in this video are a signature of her work. She uses them in her soul collage workshops,...
The Onion Community

The Onion Community

I love this art journal spread and prompt from artist Cynthia Collins. I so remember my gram singing to me the “lonely little petunia in an onion patch” song. Cynthia is a gifted mentor when it comes to self-reflection and helping us to see through...