2014 NC Statewide Juried Pastel Exhibition

      3rd Annual N.C. Juried Pastel Exhibition: ON COMMON GROUND: 2014 Pastel Paintings From the Mountains to the Sea Hosted by the Piedmont Pastel Society The Cornwell Center 2001 Selwyn Avenue,
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Pastel Journal 100 Award

Happy to announce my painting, Filled With Passion & Possibilities, has been awarded fourth place in the Abstract category of the 14th Annual Pastel 100 competition. Check out the April, 2013 issue of Pastel Journal to see
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Epicenter Festival

It was a wild and crazy day at Saturday’s Sip & Stroll event at the Epi-Center in uptown Charlotte, NC. Lots of visitors taking time out for art and a stroll before
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6 Women – 6 Viewpoints at RedSky Gallery

              During Redsky Gallery’s 10th anniversary celebration, six women will be featured in a complimentary yet diverse body of work. I am fortunate to be one of
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Musing on Museum Glass

Museum Glass made by Tru Vue is a terrific product, if the cost doesn’t scare you away. I’ve been wanting to try it for some time. You have to be very careful
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Arts and Science Council Grant

Happy to report I have been selected by the Arts & Science Council (ASC) of Charlotte, NC, to receive an Artist Project Grant for 2011. My project includes purchasing new studio equipment
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Terry Ludwig PPS Workshop

The Piedmont Pastel Society (PPS) hosted a Terry Ludwig workshop November 8-11, 2010. Mr Ludwig is known internationally as one of the world’s finest pastel makers. His well received workshop included color
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Carolina’s Got Art

2010 Carolina’s Got Art Exhibition (CGA) sponsored by Elder Gallery is a juried art exhibition and sale to celebrate and support artists from North and South Carolina. The show hangs October 1-30
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Piedmont Pastel Society

September 30, 2010, the Piedmont Pastel Society of Charlotte, NC, held a general meeting at the Jerald Melberg Gallery. I was the speaker for the evening. My Keynote presentation included an explanation
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Cranberry Relish & Public Radio

Recently I donated my painting, Mama Stamberg’s Cranberry Relish, to WFAE 90.7 Public Radio in Charlotte, NC. Barbara Vermeire, Membership Development and Major Gifts Director, accepted the painting. This gift was a
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Once Upon a Landscape

This painting is the Creative Spark Editor’s Choice for August, 2010 issue of the Pastel Journal. The challenge was: “Show a painting where you took a leap that paid off.” I knew
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Golden Mean Gadget

www.goldenmeanfinder.com is where I bought the easy-to-use tool (or toy) for applying the Golden Mean to a painting. Cost: $39.95 including shipping & handling. Since it’s made of light weight plastic, I’m
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