Sunday, March 16, 2014

Thursday, March 13, 2014

White Winter Egg

Out of the purple haze came the White Winter Egg.

This is my mixed media collage for the "Egg 2014" exhibit at the Budapest Stamp Museum, Budapest, Hungary.

Winter White Egg

Monday, March 3, 2014

Across the Pond

Across the Pond - created for "Water" exhibit, Artists Without Borders, Istanbul, Turkey.

Across the Pond

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Thinking of Peggy & Zooey

Who can these lovely ladies be if not Peggy Guggenheim and Zooey Deschanel (do you see a resemblance?).  These are the newest ornaments I created using mixed media including paper mache, magazines, book pages.

Thinking of Peggy & Zooey

Monday, November 11, 2013

Portrait of a Young Man from the Marais

Shifty eyes and a well-manicured mustache, this is the young man from the Marais.  Mixed media collage for the Postcard Exhibit at The Art Gallery, Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, Olympia, WA.
Portrait of a Young Man from the Marais

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Good Housekeeping with Mutter Wilma

After years of making 2-d collages, my newest venture was to create an assemblage.....a diptych inspired by Catholic school days with Mutter Wilma.

Good Housekeeping with Mutter Wilma

Friday, August 9, 2013

Girl with the Rose Colored Cheeks

The Girl with the Rose Colored Cheeks is a collage for a pop up exhibition, "Memories are made of this" in Suffolk, UK.

Girl with the Rose Colored Cheeks

Monday, August 5, 2013

Petit Martine and le Directeur

School days on the Right Bank.  I made this mixed media collage for The Richmond Art Gallery 2nd Biannual International Mail Art Exhibition in British Columbia.

Petit Martine and le Directeur

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Get It Together Girl

Was it a split personality or simply a union of the soul?

This collage is for a show called, UNION at Instituto Brazil Solidario in Sao Paolo.

Get It Together Girl


Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The Deliverance

What are You really like?  It was a lesson to us all....a lesson of hard-heartedness.

The Deliverance
4 x 4 1/2" collage

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Reclining with her pups, Little Miss Paris dreams of macaroons and creme brulee.

Little Miss Paris
4x6 original collage

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Unlucky in Love

The 4 stages of suffering at being Unlucky in Love.  Collaborative project for Gallery6pdx, Portland, Oregon.  August, September, October 2013.

Unlucky in Love

Monday, July 1, 2013

Angel in the House

In the land of once upon a time, the Angel in the House exists only in the mind of a few.

Angel in the House

Thursday, June 13, 2013

The Salvation of Monsieur Jacques

Heaven was certainly alluring for the puppy, but Monsieur Jacques found salvation through the two ladies.

The Salvation of Monsieur Jacques

Sunday, May 19, 2013

The Rebellious Fishlass

After years of subordination, she ventured out of the confines of her fish loving husband. Original 4x6 collage.

The Rebellious Fishlass

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Anthropological Conundrum

After an obsession of making strictly collages, I decided to try a new style of painting and collage.  This is an homage to one of my favorite illustrators, Maira Kalman.

Anthropological Conundrum

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Woman in the Recoleta

Amidst the feral cats in the Recoleta, the woman emerged into a vision of loveliness.

Woman in the Recoleta
4x6 collage

Monday, April 1, 2013

Concert at the Louvre


They play for the Mona Lisa and they play for cupcakes....a concert at the Louvre.

Concert at the Louvre
4x6 collage

Monday, March 25, 2013

The Ballet Lesson

The Ballet Lesson - the petit rats de l'opera listened intently to the ballet matron.

The Ballet Lesson
Original 5x7 mixed media collage




Monday, March 18, 2013

The Coronation

The angels were singing during The Coronation of the Queen of Heaven.

The Coronation

Monday, March 4, 2013

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Duchess and Bird in Versailles

Little Emelie searched far and wide for a menagerie of exotic animals.

Duchess and Bird in Versailles
Original collage made the old-fashioned way - cut & paste.

This collage is made for "Artists without Borders" Istanbul, Turkey.


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Hail the Synchronized Skaters

Slick and smooth, these synchronized skaters glide across the ice with the precision and elegance.

Hail the Synchronized Skaters


Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Meet Me at Noon Tonight

Her thoughts were elsewhere.....can you guess what she was thinking about?

Meet Me at Noon Tonight
Original collage for FEATURING Magazine, The Netherlands.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Invisible Bridge

Staring at the crossroad of the Invisible Bridge, Klara leaped at the opportunity that she would eventually regret.
Invisible Bridge

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Dreaming of the Snow Queen

Little Gerda neglected her multiplication tables; instead she spent her mornings dreaming of the Snow Queen.

Dreaming of the Snow Queen

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Hungarian Jungle

See what's cooking in the Hungarian Jungle.

Hungarian Jungle
Original 4x6 collage.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Trinity Pass

Hurricane Sandy allowed me to create lots of art....even though it had to be done by candlelight!

The Trinity Pass will lead her to the Holy Trinity.

Trinity Pass
Original 4x6 collage.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Incantation of a Manichee

The incantation echoed and the struggle between good and evil was calmly embraced.

Incantation of a Manichee

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Bread & Tears


Mix 1 cup wheat flour, 1 cup white flour, and a splash of Perrier.  Bake until you get "Bread & Tears."

Bread & Tears
Original 4x6 collage.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012

A Prayer for Waldo

A Prayer for Waldo is for a project in Minden, Germany themed, "Is That Right?"

A Prayer for Waldo
Original 4x6 collage.

Looking Leisurely

Looking Leisurely is a piece for  "Mail Art Africa" - Nigeria.

Looking Leisurely
Original 4x6 collage.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Bongiorno Mr. Gehry

Bongiorno Mr. Gehry!  Little Rose could hardly foretell her future.
Bongiorno Mr. Gehry
Bongiorno Mr. Gehry.  Original 4x6 collage.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Cycling Sabbatical

After the 2012 London Olympics, she felt it wise to take a much needed sabbatical.


Cycling Sabbatical - 3x5 original collage

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Kewpie Doll Syndrome

People become old and with it they must be mature and responsible, but Rose continued her whimsy with her little elf.


Kewpie Doll Syndrome

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Theatre of Envy

It's better to be a bystander in the Theatre of Envy.
Theatre of Envy
Theatre of Envy - original 5x7 mixed media collage.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Peek-a-Boo Maria Cecilia

Peering through the Ocotillo plant, Maria Cecilia spots her victim.


Peek-a-Boo Maria Cecilia

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Contemplating 21

Contemplating 21
Cats at 21.  The world awaits....perhaps a martini once in awhile, or a Turkish Bath?