New Works 2017

I have two shows coming up this spring/summer.  My solo show opens in June at the Gunnison Gallery.  I will also be showing in June with Debbie Watkins, fiber artist and Lynn Vogle, fiber/metal artist at Backstreet in Montrose.  New works for these shows will feature my flower/garden paintings, watercolor works developed from my sketches…

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Mexico Travel Journal Winter 2017 p23

Pátzcuaro is known for it red-banded buildings and red tile roofs.  Coming back from Tzintzuntzán, the taxi driver took us along a route with steep streets that paralleled the House of Eleven Patios.  Built into the hillside, this side of the city gives the best views of  Pátzcuaro’s picturesque, unique character.  We knew this would…

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Mexico Travel Journal Winter 2017 p22

Tzintzuntzán: musical, magical name for the former Tarascan capital on the shores of Lake Pátzcuaro.  Tzintzuntzán means “place of the hummingbirds.” Outside the biblioteca in Pátzcuaro, we boarded the colectivo to Tzintzuntzán, which takes passengers to villages around the Lake.  We were able to use our broken Spanish to visit with a mother and her charming daughter along…

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Mexico Travel Journal Winter 2017 p21

“Dia de Marcado Viernes; 2:00 2/3/2017  Patzcuaro, Michoacán” In the Plaza Gertrudis Boca Negra, just a few doors from our hotel, every day is Market Day.  On the day of this drawing, it was the official Market Day.  Capturing all the activity: color, sounds, smells, hustle & bustle……was a challenge.  It was particularly so because the people…

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Mexico Travel Journal Winter 2017 p20

From Ajijíc, we traveled with friends to the state of Michoacán.  Our first stop was to El Rosario Sanctuario de las Mariposas Monarca.  The experience of seeing thousands of Monarch butterflies was magical- un milagro!  (My beloved horse was born in Florida in a field of Monarch butterflies; hence he was named Monarch.  To watch…

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