Its going to be a very creative week!

Three days off this week, so I’m putting my projects into a list form so I can keep track of the progress I’m making on the Reclaimed series. Part of the list is a photo shoot to record all of the art I’ve done lately. Ill be ready for more galleries very soon!


Working on another part of the Reclaimed series tonight. The guitar im using has a life of its own; I cant wait to add to it.

Poster contest submission-Blissfest

Created with Colored Pencil, sharpie, and Oil & Acrylic paint pens. Hand Illustrated. Winner announced April 1st; wish me luck

Reclaimed- Part three

Part three of reclaimed is in the works; pictures posted soon

Progress on the 2nd part of the Reclaimed Series

The Record

The Record is my Canvas. My pen is the needle. My Art is the Music.   I am the Record Player.

Reclaimed Series-WIP -The Shadow Box

With the help of Ken, I was able to build a shadow box for one of the Reclaimed series projects- the crown of the collection. A 1890-1920? era German Stradivarius copy. Beautiful; full of character and signs of being well loved & played. The shadow box is covered in red silk on the inside; the corners filled with re-purposed gold rope from Crown Royal bags. The background is a piece of antique tin ceiling, salvaged from a building renovation in Petoskey, with character all its own. Its looking good so far….I cannot… Read More

“Pure Michigan”

4/4 Violin , Acrylic & Oil paint pens, Sharpie On display at Mitchell Street FrameWorks and Gallery, Petoskey , MI

The beginning- my first few projects

Wish You Were Here-Performance Art concept

Inspired by reading the history of Pink Floyd, and listening to two of their albums with coffee. Two violins, or guitars. Painted, featuring lyrics and imagery associated with the album Wish You Were Here. Mount the Instruments on a base(Wood base, with crown molding) . Light one instrument on fire, mirroring the album artwork from Wish You Were Here. Photograph the entire process A) During the Making B) Mounted and finished C)During burning D) After Burning Reclaimed Series idea #2