A little holiday mind chatter…


“Mind Chatter” 18″x19″ Mixed media on wood panel


I must say that I have mixed feelings about this time of year. Although it is a perfect time to review blessings, spend time with loved ones, and practice giving; I am often left so frazzled by January that I realize I have overlooked the specialness of the season. The piece pictured above is called “Mind Chatter” which is about times when our minds take over and we become consumed with the never ending to-do list. This painting reminds me to focus on the moment, appreciate those around me and enjoy life.

The month of December is filled with many events (of course!). I would like to share some of them with you and ask that you consider supporting local artisans while shopping for holiday gifts. Your support means that we are able to continue to do the things that we love.

1978 Arts Center– Maplewood, NJ- BANG V111(Buy art now guys) small works group exhibition
December 7th & 8th/ December 14th & 15th 11-5PM

Cathedral Arts Festival-Grace Church – Jersey City, NJ-group exhibition- “Rebuild, Restore, Renew”
December 7th, 7 pm- Champagne Gala- Tickets $40 in advance

December 15th, 2:30 pm- Holiday Concert- Local musicians coming together to celebrate the season in song.

Pierro Gallery-South Orange, NJ- “Captivating Cosmos” group exhibition
Through December 21st

Hat City Kitchen- Orange, NJ- solo exhibition
Through January 31st. I have 15 paintings in the dining room. Go for a meal or some live entertainment.

Nails in the Wall Gallery-St. Lukes- Metuchen, NJ
“Spirituality of the Mandala- Reality in the round”
Through December 31st

I am very grateful as this year closes for the opportunity to share my art with so many people. I have been surprised by old friends at openings and been able to see so many of you. It really has been a tremendous year and I thank you for your kind words and support. May you all have a peaceful holiday with minimal mind chatter!

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