High Desert Journal 2021 Summer Auction

The High Desert Journal (HDJ) Summer Auction goes live on June 18th, 2021! I am so happy to have the opportunity to help my fellow Environmental artists. Environmental writers changed the way I think and deepened my experiences in the outdoors. Below is a link to my donation, an original watercolor, Pinyon & Eclipse. https://www.32auctions.com/organizations/66955/auctions/104554/auction_items/3025640…

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Thrive 125

Great news! My painting has been selected by the State of Utah to be part of the Thrive 125 Arts Project to celebrate the 125 year anniversary of Utah Statehood! This is such an exciting opportunity for me to play a part in the history and future of the arts in Utah. I know I couldn’t…

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Flint, Juniper, Sky

All done! While searching for the perfect backdrop for a photo with my recently finished drawing, I found myself walking along a ridgeline scattered with lichen covered stones and junipers. After setting up for the shot, I dropped low to the ground with my drawing and noticed what looked like a tiny flake of dark glass…

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Great News!

Great news…I got in! My work has been accepted into the Utah Division of Arts & Museums Statewide Annual Exhibition. This is a highly competitive competition and it’s a great honor for me to be among the artists on the creative edge. Utah Arts & Museums will host a public reception on Friday, November 15,…

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Memorial Day Thoughts

A day of billowing storm clouds, twisted junipers, wind and the ceaseless movement of the dunes… I see continuity and equivalency between my own life experience and the cycle of life and death playing out around me. I spent my childhood in the desert camping and hiking with my late father, where he had spent…

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Spring Salon

Awesome news! My petite drawing, Roots, will be featured in the Springville Museum of Art’s 95th Spring Salon, opening, April 24th.¬†This show is a Utah gem that brings together the state’s foremost Painters, Sculptors, and Multimedia artists.¬† I didn’t have a painting available to offer them this year, so I’m flattered they included the little…

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Love Louder, Art Benefit by Encircle

Thanks to all those who attended any of the three Love Louder Art Benefit events this weekend! Proceeds of Love Louder Benefit Encircle. Their mission is to embrace and sustain every LGBTQ+ youth, every family and every community. For more information about Encircle, and the valuable work they do, visit their website://encircletogether.org/mission https://encircleart.org/collections/available-art/products/eclipse-juniper

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