Group Art Show: The Dress Says It All

Opening on Friday, July 5th @ BAYarts is "The Dress Says It All" group show featuring myself, Christi Burchfield, Liz Maugans,  Judy Takacs Pendergast, Sara Curry and many more. Here is my piece all framed, but you'll have to see the show or buy a catalog to see the story I wrote for her... and… Continue reading Group Art Show: The Dress Says It All

Summertime Snaps

Working on this girl, and she's annoying me... New book and print collection from my husband... tea towels of Elizabethan kitties! From my pal KB... In a summer funk, but still trying to do something... Space girl in a cup dress of sorts. My fashion illustration students were totally weirded out... Also! Framed and Unframed… Continue reading Summertime Snaps

Fashion Illustration at BAYarts

I will be teaching my fashion illustration class for two sessions once again, both June 10-13th and June 24th-27th at BAYarts in Bay Village, OH. You can now register online. These classes are for ages 10 to 16 years-old. This summer will also be the opening of The Dress Says It All at BAYarts on… Continue reading Fashion Illustration at BAYarts

Fashion Illustration at BAYarts in June

Remember to register your kids ages 9 and up for my fashion illustration class at BAYArts this June. You can register and get more info here. If you have girls that are into Project Runway, I recommend it. I've always been amazed at what some of my past students have done. Learn fashion and garment… Continue reading Fashion Illustration at BAYarts in June

My Cleveland Art Happenings

Here is a link to Joanne Renaud's Artist of the Month interview about art and music and writing, too. I'll be having a Cleveland-area book release party for "The National Portrait Gallery of Kessa: The Art of Arabella Proffer" at Loganberry Books on Wednesday, April 11th beginning at 7pm. There will be in informal talk/reading… Continue reading My Cleveland Art Happenings

Thoughts on Framing Art

When I get down to framing paintings everyone knows I'm a lover of gilt, ornate, and all that is opulent or fancy-pants. To me it is the equivalent of a fashion stylist who can't resist sequins. The curves, the patterns, and the fact that they look like a piece of art themselves while setting the… Continue reading Thoughts on Framing Art

The Great $30 Art Sale and Benefit!

For one day only, I will be having a super-duper sale on drawings of all mediums, colors,  and sizes on my website for only $30! Yep that's right, for one day only you can purchase an original unframed drawing for $30 smackers. All proceeds will go to me. Because I have cancer. Also because I… Continue reading The Great $30 Art Sale and Benefit!