Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Getting ready for Eastside Artists 2019

Update: This year’s Iowa City Eastside Artists Annual Show and Sale has ended. Thank you to everyone who stopped by! Previously: Getting ready for the Eastside Artists show, my apartment looks like this, with projects everywhere! I enjoyed pulling out … Continue reading

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Bird bra bonus

Update: This year’s Iowa City Eastside Artists Annual Show and Sale has ended. Thank you to everyone who stopped by! Previously: Birds — especially chickens — are a favorite subject of mine to liven up color mixing lessons. After our … Continue reading

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Paintings at La Poste

Update:  This year’s IWS Annual Exhibition in Perry has now ended. See the post “Well-traveled” for a followup! I’m honored to have two of my paintings in this year’s Iowa Watercolor Society (IWS) Annual Exhibition. Here I’m dropping them off … Continue reading

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Figure drawing downtown

This summer I’m teaching “Figure Drawing and Painting in Downtown Iowa City,” organized by the Artifactory, and we took to the streets for our first session on June 11. You can drop in for any or all of the remaining sessions … Continue reading

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IWS 2017–2018 Traveling Show

The Iowa Watercolor Society’s Traveling Show is a selection of works from a variety of Iowa artists, chosen each year from the Society’s juried exhibition. I’m honored to have one of my paintings (After the Rain, We Play, shown here) … Continue reading

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Retreat day out in the country

When I was in central Iowa recently, I was seeing my daughter’s family but also teaching at the farm home of Judy and Mike Coverdale. Judy and I spent two days painting and we came up with the idea to … 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

Update 2017: The little bank building has once again transformed, this time becoming “a casual coffee stop and eatery,” The Vault! (Link is to their Facebook page.) (Original post:) The “bank” building has changed hands, and I’m thrilled to be … Continue reading

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