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Excited To Be Featured In the Chesapeake's Clipper

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Excited To Be Featured In the Chesapeake's Clipper

It was a privilege to sit down with Bob Ruegsegger, a correspondent with the Chesapeake Clipper, in mid October to share my story.  His calm and friendly spirit eased my nerves (I'm a bit of an introvert), and conversation became as if I were talking with an old friend over coffee. The interview started in my home studio where we talked about my desire for art, my past profession as an art teacher, my inspirations, my preferred subject matter and mediums, my reasons for waiting until now to take this large leap in my art career, and my visions for...

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Plein-Air Trip To Nellysford, VA

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Plein-Air Trip To Nellysford, VA

I am a country girl at heart!  If I could...I would live in a cute white farmhouse with wood floors that squeak when you walk across them, have acres of rolling hills inhabited by all different types of farm animals and growing gardens, and spend my days painting all "Red Barn on the Mountain"  10"x8" oil on canvas panel the above subjects.  Instead, I live in a colonial home in the suburbs not far from the beach, less than an acre of land, small raised beds for my garden, and the closest I get to a farm is my two...

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