Welcome to my art blog, Field Notes, where I share thoughts on my creative process. For the past number of years, it has been my dream-come-true to spend my time working as a painter. This is where I can share some of what I’ve learned and experienced in the process with you!
August 26, 2022

Why do I paint the Tetons?

Why do I paint the Tetons?   Because they are beautiful, but that goes without saying.   We can ask “Why are mountains beautiful?” As an artist, I analyze this through the process of painting them. The Tetons are complex, faceted with a myriad of planes, each catching the light at […]
January 18, 2022

This Bear Painting Hits the Big Time

According to the folks at Jackson Hole Public Art, “A massive bear might just now stop you in your tracks when passing by Teton County’s administrative offices in downtown Jackson. It is not the famous Bear 399 and cubs (who visited the same spot last summer on foot with her […]
January 11, 2022

What these 9 paintings taught me in 2021

What was your experience of 2021? If I had to describe this past year, I would use the word extreme. It was a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows. To be perfectly honest, parts of it felt overwhelming. Perhaps you can relate! So what was it that kept you grounded? […]
January 19, 2021

Best Paintings of 2020

Looking back, 2020 was not what any of us had planned. It’s understandable that there might be much about this past year that you prefer to see in the rearview mirror, but I also hope that in 2020 you also experienced unexpected beauty and moments of simple joy. 2020 was […]
November 16, 2020

What I’ve Been Up To This Fall

Artist in Residency  One of the biggest challenges for artists is to find interrupted time to focus solely on the creative process. I certainly struggle with this. The persistence of emails, phone calls, appointments always vie for our attention. Recently, I had the amazing opportunity to step out of that by […]
September 1, 2020

My Guide to Fall Arts Festival 2020

My guide to the 2020 Fall Arts Festival!