Classes and Events


Symbol of Shalom Spirituality Center in Dubuque, Iowa, stylized dove and olive branches

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  • Watercolor Playgroup, series of 3 classes at Shalom Spirituality Center (Dubuque, IA)
    Saturdays, June 26 (1–4 p.m.), July 31 (3:00–5:30 p.m.), and August 21 (3:00–5:30 p.m.), 2021. “Much can be revealed in the spontaneity and freshness of outdoor painting if we let God have the brush.”
    Update:  Join us for the July 31 and/or August 21 class for $25.00 per session! Call the office at Shalom Spirituality Center, (563) 582‑3592, to register at this special rate (sign up by the Monday prior to each session).
    See the Event pages on Shalom’s website for more description:
    (Note:  June registration deadline no longer applies for July and August sessions. See note about special rate in “Update” paragraph above.)
  • Zoom watercolor classes are on hiatus for now. You can “follow” my blog if you’d like to get future blog posts by email! The sign-up link is at the bottom right-hand corner of the page.


  • Ongoing:  ArtiFactory’s Life Drawing Drop-In sessions have been suspended for now — see the ArtiFactory’s website for any updates and online events.

Temporary Exhibits

Watercolor painting of South Beach street scene by artist Jo Myers-Walker

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  • The Iowa Watercolor Society’s online Members Show includes one of my South Beach-inspired paintings. Take a virtual stroll through a variety of works by artists throughout the state.

Ongoing Exhibits

In shops

Call ahead if you want to make sure my artwork is in stock (and to see if they are open to the public!).
  • Amana, IA:  Catiri’s Art Oasis (319-622-3969; bird prints, some original watercolors)
  • Ames, IA:  Octagon Center for the Arts (515-232-5331; pillows, prints, stretched fabric print and some original watercolors when available)
  • Ames, IA:  Wheatsfield Co-op (515-232-4094; cards when available)
  • Burlington, IA:  Art Center of Burlington (319-754-8069; bird prints, cards, some original watercolors)
  • Greenfield, IA:  Ed & Eva’s (641-743-2566; bird prints, cards, some original watercolors)
  • Iowa City, IA:  Iowa Artisans Gallery (319-351-8686; original watercolors when available)
  • West Des Moines, IA:  Artisan Gallery 218 (515-255-0218; original watercolors when available)
  • Online:  You can order products to benefit Lila Mae’s House online at Shop to Shelter for Lila Mae’s House (external website, or see the Creating for a Cause page for more information on “products with a purpose.”

Ceramic Story Wall at St. Thomas Aquinas Church

Ceramic Story Wall at St. Thomas Aquinas Church

Ceramic Story Wall at St. Thomas Aquinas Church

  • When:
  • Where:
    St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Catholic Student Center
    2210 Lincoln Way
    Ames IA  50014
    Phone (515) 292-3810
    STA Art on the church website

Stories from the Bible depicted in a tableau 20 feet high.