Best in Show, cont.

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Best in Show, cont.

Best in Show, cont.

I was reviewing the photographs I took at the dog show in Springfield, MA last Sunday. I am so used to being around these beautiful animals, that I tend not to “see” how different they are. These dogs are a special breed in the canine world. They are taught from an early age, how to behave around other (barking) dogs and hordes of people (and of course, the judge). If you stop and take a look around, you’ll see a good number of them just chillen’ on their grooming tables with their owners/handlers no where in sight. Most of them wait patiently on that table for perhaps hours. They just lie...

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Best in Show

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Best in Show

Best in Show

In attending another dog show yesterday, I tried to picture what this would look like to anyone who has never been to a dog show. Many have seen Westminster or the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving day, but to see a show in person is like entering a whole new world. I am in this world, as I have two show dogs, and in assuming this was no big deal, I took some photos which portray this world of canine competition. I am posting them on my blog with the intent of choosing a few for enlarging and framing in a series entitled “Hopeful Best in Show”. Please let me know your thoughts. If you live...

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Getting Ready for the BIG Show

Posted by on Jan 4, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Getting Ready for the BIG Show

Getting Ready for the BIG Show

In receiving great joy for being juried into the Art Reach Program at St. Joe’s Hospital in Nashua, I am preparing to drop off my work at the hospital. My photos in the show are all from my series titled “Dog Beach Park”. This is what the beach on Drakes Island in Wells, ME looks like when dogs are allowed on the beach. Watching them just enjoying themselves with great abandon is exceedingly fun to see. In the winter months, I work on other art, such as alcohol inks, which I am obsessed with now. But once Memorial Day comes, I’ll be up there with my camera and telephoto lens, capturing the...

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Introducing my new website!

Posted by on Jan 2, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Introducing my new website!

Welcome. This is my new website dedicated to fine art and education. Please have a look inside at my photography, alcohol ink, pet portraiture, jewelry and polymer clay art. Also visit my Events page to visit the art in person. I also teach workshops and classes, outside my studio as well as giving private lessons inside the studio. Visit the Workshops page for the current schedule, feel free to contact me to schedule lessons or parties. Any of the art that is for sale within the site is listed as so- originals or prints. I also take commissions for your pet portraits or other custom art....

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