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Holiday Markets this November and December

recent holiday market

I’m launching new art collections this holiday season just in time for gift giving. I’ll be at several markets this November and December as well as local shops. Scroll to the bottom of this post for a sneak peek. Here is where I plan to be: Oct. 26 – Dec 26: Drawings & Paintings at Bad Donkey in Jasper, GA Oct. 19-Dec. 17: small town, small works at Woodstock Reeves House, Woodstock Georgia (Tiny Wild Spirits painting #1116) November 9-11: Mistletoe Market at Cobb County Civic Center (This Thursday! scroll down for more) November 17th: Live painting, refreshments, and a flash art sale at my new studio! Local Color Studio, #2, Canton, Georgia November 18th: Artist’s Holiday market at Alpharetta Arts Center, Alpharetta, GA Dec. 1 – 5: South Cobb Arts Holiday Market at Ford Center in Powder Springs, GA…

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March Pop Art Pet Classes

Pop Arts Pet Class happy people holding pet paintings

March is popping with two Pop Art Pets classes! If you’ve ever wanted your very own fun painting of your best buddy or are a beginner looking for a relaxed class, this is for you! My approach is a hybrid of 1:1 and group instruction, so you’ll get help picking colors, choosing a composition, and more. We will also have templates you can paint from available if you don’t have a photo or reference you want to work from. Dates: March 18th or March 22nd, 5-7pm EST Sign Up / Register: $30 per person, includes all supplies. March 18th March 22nd You can also contact Local Color Studio (678-269-7441) Location: Local Color Studio, 85 North St., Canton, Georgia 30114 More Pop Art Pet students Pop Art Pet student Pop Art Pets class

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BRMAA Makers Collective Opening Reception January 20th

Join me and the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association at the opening reception for Maker’s Collective on January 20th from 5-7 PM. The Makers Collective Exhibit will showcase handcrafted works by regional artists and makers inside the Richard Low Evans Gallery at The Art Center. The show will feature over 400 pieces (five of mine) and is on track to be the largest Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association exhibit since BRMAA’s inception. The Opening Reception is free and open to the public and features light hors d’oeuvres, a wine bar, beautiful artwork, and more!

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Upcoming Events in January and February

Upcoming events for January and February

It’s a rainy and cold time of year, perfect for focused time in the studio. I made a list of of events this month and next month and was surprised there were so many when I pinky swore to myself I was going to hide in my studio like a groundhog until February. If you haven’t checked it out yet, stop by my new studio space at Local Color Studio in Canton, Georgia! Also! I’m switching all newsletter updates to my blog starting in February. Here’s what I’ll be up to: DEC 2 – JAN 26: Season of Celebration exhibit, presented by Arts Alliance Center Awards reception January 13th, 2pm – 4pm @ Buckhead Library JAN 20-FEB 24: 2024 Maker’s Collective Exhibit @ Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Assoc., Blue Ridge, GA Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association is proud to showcase…

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Holiday Soiree and Giveaways!

Holiday party at Local Color Studio on Saturday the 16th.

I’m excited to be a part of the fancy schmancy Holiday Soiree this Saturday at Local Color Studio in Canton, Georgia! In addition to the special activities, art auction and heavy snacks I’m giving away three gift cards worth $25, $50 and $100. Are you far away? Get in on the fun with a virtual giveaway of 20% off for email subscribers. Reach out to me for the link if you don’t see it in your inbox. * So what’s going on? Read on for more The Local Color Studio is an event you won’t want to miss! Your $50 ticket includes cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live music, an art auction and more! [Get your ticket here] I’ll have an open studio during the event so you can see what I’m working on and what I’ve got ready to gift.…

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Indoor Art Festival Dec 9th and 10th, 2023

Indoor Art Festival at Northpoint Mall

This weekend I’m excited to be one of 15 artists and makers at the Indoor Art Festival, presented by the Alpha Arts Guild. This weekend pop-up market is only up this Saturday and Sunday. I’ll have ornaments, mini paintings, prints and cards ready to gift and available for purchase. Special $500 gift certificate giveaway by Scene Gallery during the event. Read more for a preview and details. (more…)

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New Studio at Local Color Studio

studio door

This week I (mostly) moved my studio into Local Color Studio, a new studio and maker space in Canton, Georgia. Located at 85 North St in downtown Canton in the heart of the emerging creative community, this place is already full of life and new opportunities. I’m also teaching classes at Local Color Studio. This week I taught a Pop Art Pets painting class and the week of November 20th I’m teaching an intuitive painting class. Upcoming class topics and dates for December are to be announced. Here are a few photos from class. You can see more on my instagram or on the Local Color Studio instagram and site. Welcome to studio #2 Open the door Gallery wall in progress Setting up the easel Pop Art Pet student More Pop Art Pet students Pop Art Pets class Quieting down…

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Festival 2023 Indoor Patron Exhibit, Creative Arts Guild, Dalton, Georgia, September 15th – October 27th

Landscape of blue ridge mountains with an orange fall foreground

be on display through August 5th, with an opening reception on Saturday, June 24th, 5pm – 7pm. This is my first show at the Alpharetta Arts Center. I remember when then space was a library. It has been beautifully renovated with architectural details that are clean and modern. It’s going to be so awesome to see my work in this space. I plan to be at the opening reception on Saturday night.

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Whimsy Juried Show August 9th – September 23rd

Tree Songs Secret Woods 01. A mysterious abstract forest of lush blue, red, pink, green plants and trees.

be on display through August 5th, with an opening reception on Saturday, June 24th, 5pm – 7pm. This is my first show at the Alpharetta Arts Center. I remember when then space was a library. It has been beautifully renovated with architectural details that are clean and modern. It’s going to be so awesome to see my work in this space. I plan to be at the opening reception on Saturday night.

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Flora & Fauna Show September 2023

Landscape of blue ridge mountains with an orange fall foreground

The first annual Summer Breeze Art Walk hosted by Tranquility Fine Arts is almost here! Myself and other local artists will have work on display on Saturday, June 17th from 11am – 5pm outside the gallery. There will be special give aways and other activities at the gallery during the event.

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Wall of Honor @ Tranquility Fine Arts July 2023

The first annual Summer Breeze Art Walk hosted by Tranquility Fine Arts is almost here! Myself and other local artists will have work on display on Saturday, June 17th from 11am – 5pm outside the gallery. There will be special give aways and other activities at the gallery during the event.

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