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Playing in a “series”

Clay Mail Envelopes (painted and embellished clay) In April this year, I posted a blog about working in a series. I have strong emotions (opinions?) and a powerful commitment to my way of working with an idea until I have … Continue reading

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Working In a “Series”

Several days ago I spoke with an artist visiting The Artist Gallery in Carlsbad, NM where I live. He talked about his works in acrylics, his techniques, and his imagery. He referred to himself as a “streaking” artist, which he … Continue reading

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RECOVERY NEVER STOPS: CASEY’S STORY

In September 2013 the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Austin Speech Labs, Shilpa Shamapant, asked me to write a brief article about Casey’s recovery for the annual newsletter. I typed up a few paragraphs, emailed them off to her and … Continue reading

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CHICAGO

             It’s been a long-time dream, simmering in my consciousness……ooohhh…..to visit the Chicago Art Institute. I’ve visited many world class museums, but somehow Chicago Art Institute remained out of reach. I had landed a number of times at Chicago … Continue reading

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DIFFERENT VIEWPOINTS

Nest Series: Different Viewpoints (acrylics on paper, 29X21, framed: 36X29 inches, simple mahogany frame) DIFFERENT VIEWPOINTS Tangled, knotted Flitting, flying, Soaring, stalling Serious and silly thoughts Stammer through neural corridors. Some syncopated concentrations, Stunned, dazed and daunting, Twirl themselves Into … Continue reading

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Repost: Sacred Encounter

Note: This is an old post which I have “reposted” today in response to Seth Apter’s invitation to “dig down into buried treasure.” Enjoy other “buried treasures” by taking a look at the links list on his website listing other … Continue reading

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REPOST

Repost, or re-post do you know that word? I have responded to Seth Apter’s challenge for bloggers to repost a favorite blog on June 12, 2013. His challenge included these sentences: So many blogs…so little time. With so many wonderful … Continue reading

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NESTS

NESTS:                                           Nest Series: Luminis (watermedia/collage, 18X18 inches)                        Refuge, protection, safety, newness, hatchery…….these are a few words of symbolism I attach to the recent series of art pieces I’ve been working on. My new show, entitled THE NESTS will … Continue reading

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INVITATION TO MASTERWORKS OF NEW MEXICO

YOU’RE INVITED to MasterWorks of New Mexico 2013! April 5-27, 2013 Hispanic Arts Gallery at Expo NM, Albuquerque Tuesdays-Sundays 10 am-5 pm (Closed Mondays)   Please forward this to your friends using the link at the bottom. (Postcard images are from the 2012 … Continue reading

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FIRE IN THE BELLY (Masterworks 2013)

  “THE ENVELOPE SERIES: JOURNEY GIFT” by HELEN GWINN mixed media assemblage, 16X12 X2 inches “A fire in the belly”……..that’s what I’ve been looking for in the 678 paintings I have examined over and over in the past week or … Continue reading

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