Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Retreat day out in the country (updated)

Update:  Due to positive response, we added another retreat day at the Coverdales’! Email me ( if you’d like to join us on Saturday, July 15. When I was in central Iowa recently, I was seeing my daughter’s family but also … Continue reading

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New fabrics for the Festival (updated)

Update:  I didn’t have a booth on Sunday, June 5, due to a storm on Saturday that blew over the tent, breaking the frame. With the help of many wonderful people we moved the artwork to safety and did not … Continue reading

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Farewell to Herky

After spending their summer as a public art project, the Herky statues have been removed from the streets. They were displayed together and some sold at silent auction at the Fry Fest on August 29. Some more were sold at … Continue reading

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IWS newsletter; France in the future

The Iowa Watercolor Society’s Winter 2013–2014 newsletter includes an item about my Assisi pilgrimage and paintings, along with other watercolorists’ artwork, ideas, and articles on technique, and news about IWS events. You can download a copy from the Newsletters page … Continue reading

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A new owner for the old bank

The “bank” building has changed hands, and I’m thrilled to be passing on the baton (or the paintbrush) to its new owner, artist Tina Rice. You may have met Tina at the Transformation Sale. She writes about her plans for … Continue reading

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Transformation Sale at The Left Bank Studio (updated)

Update: The Transformation Sale is now past, and The Left Bank Studio will be closed after May 4, 2013 — but I plan to keep painting, exhibiting my artwork, teaching classes, and leading retreats after my move. You’ll still be able … Continue reading

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Waiting for the next step

Things are moving along in my plans to move — here my lovely family members are lined up, waiting for me to come to Iowa City. They’ve posted on Facebook that their mother/grandmother is looking for a housesitting position, and … Continue reading

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Literary influence

(Update: the opening reception is past, but you can see my exhibit at the Octagon through December 22, 2012.) I have an exhibit going up in the Octagon’s third floor Main Gallery (427 Douglas Ave. in downtown Ames), and there … Continue reading

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Cleaning-Out-the-Vault sale

My quest to simplify continues! I’ve put my name in for housing in Iowa City. It will probably be next summer at the earliest before I can move there, but I want to be ready! I’m taking advantage of the … Continue reading

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Going to Gilbert?

Update August 23, 2012: US Highway 69 is now open for you to get to Gilbert from either north or south, and it looks like the resurfacing project has been completed! I’m keeping these instructions posted for the G.W. Carver … Continue reading

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