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Last Chance for Cheez

A Cheezy Moment - small still life oil painting
A Small Fortune - small still life oil painting

It is the last week to see these two tasty morsels at City Without Walls in Newark, NJ. After Friday they will be off tickling tastebuds around the state.

Check back to see if they are coming to a space near you (PS - new cheezy puff paintings coming soon!)

November 17 - February 17, 2012

Metro 28

City Without Walls 6 Crawford Street Newark, NJ 07102

Last Weekend to go BANG

Halloween Hangover 5x5" oil

Due to the freaky snow storm and general lack of electricity, we only had 3 intrepid Trick or Treaters this Halloween - leaving us with a small dilemma.

What is a girl to do with a large cauldron full of chocolate?

Stop by for some mulled cider and see this little gem at the last weekend of BANG!

Saturday 10 & Sunday 11, 11-5pmBANG!VI (Buy Art Now Guys!)1978 Arts Center 1978 Springfield Ave Maplewood, NJ


Snow Goose Miniature Show

Across Sunset Pond, miniature color pencil landscape

I have been browsing through the Snow Goose Gallery's annual miniature show, and it seems some Celebratory Pie may be in order!

A mellow reminder of a summer's evening in Maine is off to a new home, to fuel some lingering daydreams or maybe to stir a few fragrant memories

You too can browse through the whole show online, and see if one of the mini treasures stirs something in your soul

May 1 - June 12 19th Invitational Exhibition of Fine Art Miniatures The Snow Goose Gallery 470 Main Street Bethlehem, PA

Flowers for Mothers Day

Presby Iris Gardens

Drop by the Preby Iris Gardens this weekend to sample the delightful show prepared by Mother Nature, then step inside to enjoy a gallery filled with small works of art inspired by her handiwork. Each piece of art will be under 12" and afforabley priced - a neat little package of beauty to brighten up any spot in your home...or as a last minute surprise gift for Mum

If you are in need of a mini garden retreat for your own summer daydreams, then check out my wee color pencil miniature landscapes included in the show

Reception : 6-9pm Friday May 6 May 6 - 10 Art in the Garden Presby Iris Gardens 474 Upper Mountain Avenue Montclair, NJ

Mini Florida Vacation ... I wish

Sun Kissed Palms : miniature color pencil landscape

Three of my mini landscape drawings are currently basking in the Florida sunshine. If only I was so easy to ship in a wee box, I would be there too, soaking in the balmy 73°  

I may have dug out the shades to prevent snow-blindness, but the closest I'm coming to a tan is windburn

If you're in the area 

1) Leave a comment bragging about how great you look in your shorts

2) catch some cool relief at the huge miniature show at Dunedin. Hundreds of tiny works of  art, all especially suitcase sized

January 9 - 30 2011 MASF 2011 Annual International Miniature Art Show Dunedin Fine Arts Center 1143 Michigan Blvd Dundedin, FL

The Last Huzzah - out with a BANG

BANG! it is my last holiday boutique of the year and my favorite No tedious lines, No elbowing crowds and No insipid holiday music!

Just hot mulled cider, fresh holiday cookies and the chance to browse some exquisite, one of a kind, truly unique gifts at your leisure. Whether you are attracted by abstract; quirky; sparkly; serene; realistic; whimsical; naive; macabre; or just down right odd there will be work by a local artist to satisfy your desire

From original paintings, to drawings, to prints Clay sculpture, to silver jewelry, to hand strung beads T-shirts, to calendars, to cards. We'll have it for you

You can drop by on any of the four days, to say Howdy and to see me drawing one of my miniature landscapes.  So this is your chance to ask all those burning questions you have about pencil sharpeners and colored pencils and to enjoy a fresh crop of my mini drawings

poor lulu

So for the next few evenings I will be in front of the TV holiday specials, frantically boxing calendars and holiday cards, printing, matting and packaging this year's new prints and tying stripey baker's string to anything that sits still long enough - sorry Lulu

December 4 & 5, 11 & 12 2010 11-5pm BANG! V 1978 Gallery 1978 Springfield Avenue Maplewood, NJ

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS Tom Bailey Susanna Baker Michal Barkai BeastlyBeasties Maya Bloom Murray Bloom Joseph Boss Jo Bradney Ron Brown Jill Caporoso Phyllis Carlin RM Cimini Lauren Curtis Marilyn Deitchman Jane Dell Judith Dickerson B. John Kaufman Ilona Kennedy Suzanne Henning Ed Hoffner Carlo Jaramillo Annette Kushen Julie Levine Elizabeth Luderer Clara Manhiem Susan Napack Tara O’Leary Maria Papale Gary Park Oscar Peterson Sarah Petruziello Geralyn Robinson Todd Senzon Stefanie Silverman Peter Stoffers Lisa Suss Nette Forné Thomas Joan Ventimiglia Cynthia Smith Weiss Samantha Weiss Florence Wint Joy Yagid Judith Zakrewski

Mini Art in Maryland this December

Cluster : small still life oil painting 6" x 6" | SOLD

Cluster : small still life oil painting 6" x 6" | SOLD

The fruits of this summer's labor will be in Maryland this December

You can see two wee oil paintings in "Small Wonders" at the MFA in Annapolis

And three mini color pencil landscapes will be in the "huge" miniature show in North Bethesda

Lordy! my art gets to see more of the country than I do

Across Sunset Pond

November 21 - December 30 2010 77th Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature 10701 Rockville Pike North Bethesda, MD 20852

December 1 - December 28 2010 2010 Small Wonders National Juried Exhibition Maryland Federation of Art 18 State Circle Annapolis, MD 21401

October Already?

30 days hath SeptemberNot too many can I remember

well, on leafing back through my calendar I see there were...

  • 5 charcoal drawings
  • 4 oil paintings
  • 3 miniatures
  • 2 exhibitions

(and a Partridge in a Pear Tree?)

NOPE - some splendid new mini calendars

teeny tiny art calendar

WOW - no wonder I don't remember September...or much of August come to think of it Thank the lord for diaries...and calendars...Aide-mémoires for the Hard of Thinking

Swag a calendar from Etsy today

Farewell to Summer?

LA Sunset, colored pencil miniature landscape

Two weeks ago I was cursing the humidity; oppressed by the ever singing cicadas and joyfully buying furry boots in anticipation of the glorious snows to come

But this week summer seems to be making a premature departure here in the Northeast US, and I feel slightly cheated. Surely there should be at least two more weeks before my house is full of crispy leaves and I risk being brained by an acorn just taking out the trash

So I wondered if a West Coast LA sunset, complete with sun-kissed palms, might conjure us up a few more weeks, maybe even an Indian Summer. pretty please?