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Dimensions: 16” x 20”
Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
This work is the cover of Mark’s book called “Look At What’s Inside.” The subliminal layer began at a Paint With The Artist class and was completed a couple months later. The book shares my vulnerable journey of going from “failing” at my career to finding a path back to art. After feeding my “starving ‘inner’ artist” I invite the reader to feed their “starving ‘inner’ artist” and inspires others to keep creating.
After a weekend of makers attending a Central Oregon Maker’s Faire, Maker’s contributed how they expressed themselves through art. I captured the thoughts and excitement from the weekend in this work which has a similar look and feel to my book cover “Look At What’s Inside” where I invite people to tap into their creativity…whatever creativity may look like to them.
Healthy Habits began at a Maker’s Market as the year 2022 was drawing to a close. It’s never too early to begin applying new habits so even though it was early December I asked guests what Healthy Habits they wanted to implement in the new year.
At Quechua Benefit’s annual event, Education with a Destination, after dinner I shared an opportunity for the guests to share their experience of being involved with Quechua Benefit. That evening and over the weekend each guest would be participating in collective canvas that would later raise funds for the organization at a future event.
On May 18th, 2022 I hosted my first ever “Meet the Artist” event. I opened the evening with “you think this is about “meeting me the artist…it’s not. It’s about…
The first Bend Fashion week was started by Bryan, Kevin and Elise in 2022. While working at Spoken Moto, I happened to hear the planning committee talking about the…
This contribution canvas began on February 4, 2022 when I participated in my First Friday at Outside IN, downtown Bend…
The work is inspired by some of the wonderful Bend residents I met. After investing hours laying out the lines of design, I decided the people who call Bend home…
Dimensions: 24″ x 24″
This work began when a client stopped by to pick up her commissioned piece. I asked her to select words that would inspire the next….
Dimensions: 24″ x 36″
After stopping into Late for the Train on a day trip to Flagstaff to get out of the Tempe heat, and looking around the coffee shop and seeing other art, I was inspired to…
For many, Flagstaff is part of the journey of life many refer to as the “Silk Road.” After hearing the story of how so many people arrive in Flagstaff on this “silk road” I was inspired to paint Silk Road. Life is a journey