Category Archives: Studio Snapshots

The “Coverdale Art Institute”

These photos are from our retreat at the Coverdales’ farm home earlier this month. The “Coverdale Art Institute” all started with Mike giving Judy a Christmas present of painting with me for a day. Their home was a retreat for … Continue reading

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Scenes around the city

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Our Lady of the Prairie

I traveled to Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat near Wheatland, Iowa to facilitate a workshop on Contemplative Prayer in Watercolor, as part of a Winter Sabbatical for Religious Sisters. It was a restful day of painting and writing in … Continue reading

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Retreat day out in the country (updated)

Update:  Due to positive response, we’ve added another retreat day at the Coverdales’! Two separate Saturday retreats are coming up:  May 6 and July 15, 2017. Email me ( if you’d like to join us! When I was in central Iowa recently, … Continue reading

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Eastside art

I continue to meet more of the arts community in Iowa City as it is thriving here. In December I was pleased with the turnout at the Eastside Artists Annual Show and Sale (shown above). Besides my shower curtains and … Continue reading

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My debut on the big screen

I have wanted to replace the overhead demonstration mirror I was using for class members to watch me paint. The class had helped me move it back and forth from my apartment to the Senior Center, and we were quite … Continue reading

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Completed quilts of encouragement

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The view from inside

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More views of the skywalk

Many thanks to Lois for the photos!

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Skywalk sculpture

These photos are from the reveal ceremony for my sculpture (full name: “Diversity in Motion at a Downtown Cedar Rapids Crossroads”) created for Murals & More: the Cedar Rapids Mural Trail and installed on a section of the skywalk across … Continue reading

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