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Upcoming Changes to Email Delivery

Upcoming Changes to Email Delivery

  Greetings! Google made changes to my blog posts that are emailed and I wanted to update you. When I publish a new blog post on my website, they go out automatically to subscribers via email through Mailchimp or Google’s Feedburner service. Beginning July 1, Google...

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Cheryl Newby Gallery Pop Up Show

Cheryl Newby Gallery Pop Up Show

  Cheryl Newby Gallery was so excited about the 6 new new egg tempera paintings I recently sent them they are hosting a pop up show. Shown here are two of my paintings in the exhibit, Bath Time and Morning Bath. These were such fun to paint! It is a scene I've...

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A Flicker of Time  – Dancing Fireflies

A Flicker of Time – Dancing Fireflies

  "Even if time is just a flicker of light" - Neil Finn A Flicker of Time is a large oil painting, 36 x 48 inches available at Hughes Gallery. Many of my paintings begin life as words and memories. Word pictures alight from passages in books, overheard conversations...

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Her Grace Shimmers and Shines

Her Grace Shimmers and Shines

  Her Grace is one of seven small egg tempera paintings on my easel right now. See on Instagram. In a previous post, The Light Keepers, I asked for your earliest memory. It was heartening to read your emails and comments sharing your own memories. Thank you. Your...

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May Twilight Selected for Copley Society National Show

May Twilight Selected for Copley Society National Show

  I am pleased to announce that my egg tempera painting May Twilight was selected for the Copley Society National Show: Connected Land & Sea! I wrote a little about my inspiration for May Twilight in this post. The Copley Society of Art is the oldest non-profit...

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The Light Keepers – Memory and Imagination

The Light Keepers – Memory and Imagination

  They came down from the sky to alight on the shore, and left their hieroglyphic tracks pressed in the sand. I followed them to the sea. They gathered in the shoal where decades ago my children played as toddlers. The surf receded, the clouds parted, and the sun...

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The Nearness of Angels

The Nearness of Angels

  The studio, almost midnight, my young cat leaps on the windowsill and yowls at the full moon.Ocean breeze wafts the linen curtains. A distant train sounds its horn as it rattles over the bridge near my old river home. It thunders over the remnants of the road built...

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Ten For a Bird, Not to Be Missed

Ten For a Bird, Not to Be Missed

  Twenty-Two years ago today was the last day I saw my father alive. Soon after, in the early hours after midnight, he succumbed to a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 63. The age I am now. Today I walked the beach through the sea mist in communion with his spirit....

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Signature Member of American Society of Marine Artists

Signature Member of American Society of Marine Artists

  I am pleased to announce that I have been elected a Signature Member of the American Society of Marine Artists. My egg tempera painting, Nine for a Kiss, was one of 12 paintings the Board members and Fellowship reviewed for my application. Founded over 40 years ago,...

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