The Japanese Art of Kintsugi Many of you know that I lived in Japan for nearly 8 years.  It is where I studied Art and started my career as an artist.  Now that I am living in Singapore, there are…

May 24, 2020

Two months ago (today is March 30), even just 4 weeks ago; I was looking forward to a Spring Break and Summer vacation with each side of our family.  Living in Singapore, with family spread across the US, including my…

March 30, 2020

When I lived in Japan, I took Sumi-E/Nihonga Painting classes for 6 years.  Sumi-E literally means black ink on white paper.  It is an Asian art form that came to Japan from China in the 15th century.  There is a wonderful history behind Oriental…

February 23, 2020

It’s been about three months since we arrived in Singapore.And it feels like I have been in “moving mode” for 10 months.  As an expat with children, even though my spouse starts a new job in a new city –…

November 2, 2019

ARTISTIC ADVENTURE – INDIA PART 1: THE TAJ MAHAL PALACE IN MUMBAI This past December, I and my family returned to our roots with a trip to India.  Having spent summers in Mumbai with my family and given that my…

February 14, 2019

LIQUID GLASS As promised, (a little later than I intended) the second blog about my wonderful art retreat to Santa Fe, New Mexico this past August. I spent an afternoon at the Liquid Light Glass Factory in Santa Fe. https://www.liquidlightglass.com…

October 20, 2018

EVEN ARTISTS NEED A RETREAT! It was “me-time”. I decided to plan this trip as an “Artist’s Retreat”. I spent 6 whole days in the Santa Fe, New Mexico area. I packed my drawing and painting tools, including paper and…

September 17, 2018

WATER Connections between water and life are absolute. Water destructs, energizes, and heals; transforming all life and spirit. My newest collection is themed “Water”. Since I was a young girl, I remember submersing myself in the town’s municipal swimming pool…

June 16, 2018