Christmas 2019

Christmas 2019

Hello Friends! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you! If you are looking for a Christmas card of our family in the mail, please know that we are trying to save trees and fossil fuel by sending you a family picture by email instead. We love you all so much...

हे मात्र प्रभु (Oh Lord, My God)

हे मात्र प्रभु (Oh Lord, My God)

This particular painting's origins were different than all of the others… All of my previous paintings began as images in my head. But this one was different – I knew that I had to have a beautiful Indian woman in my series. However, I had almost zero experience with...

Praise Be to Thee

Praise Be to Thee

Last year I had the honor of attending one of the happiest funerals I had ever been to. Could a funeral be a joyful event? This one was!! My husband's uncle Richard had fought Cancer in his last days, and God eventually called him home. I have heard that sentence...

नहाने का समय (Bath Time)

नहाने का समय (Bath Time)

"Nahanay ka samay." That is how this title is pronounced, which is Hindi for "Bath Time." The photo reference was taken by a friend of mine, Ember, who visited Chennai, India, and snapped this beautiful picture of a common woman bathing her child. I asked if I could...

Remission

Remission

  In 2016, I put the paints and brushes away, not knowing when I would be able to bring them out again. My third baby was so small, and there was no block of time available for me to paint. Such is the sacrifice many mothers make – we often have to set aside our...

Love’s Reunion

Love’s Reunion

This painting is a very tender piece for me, and essential in my art series, and I would like to tell you why. I grew up in a divorced family, where arguments and disagreements of my parents shook my house when I was little. I deeply craved peace and stability...

Winter Red

Winter Red

Many people love red barns. It is a classic symbol of Americana. But why are barns always painted red? the 1700's farmers painted barns not for the beauty, but for necessity. The first barn-red color was created using Skimmed milk, linseed oil, lime, and red iron...

どなたでしょうか (Who Art Thou?)

どなたでしょうか (Who Art Thou?)

After two months of looking and dreaming and painting and hoping, my sixth painting is finally finished! I was so pleased and bubbling with pride, that I didn’t even TELL anybody, I just ran and put it up at my church for the whole entire Sabbath day! This painting...

Daughter of a King

Daughter of a King

Mis queridos amigos de habla hispana, más abajo del texto en ingles encontraran la traducción al español.   The fourth painting of my Sacred Art Series is finally finished, and just in time too! This little girl is getting baptized this weekend at the age of 8, and I...

Made the Paper!

Made the Paper!

Looks like I made the local newspaper, the New Canaan Advertiser!! WOW!! Here is a link to the website: http://www.ncadvertiser.com/35467/local-artists-sacred-series-came-straight-from-the-heart/