At Callery 322 - Shifting Skies - November 4– November 26, 2017
Open Saturdays and Sundays 12 to 5                                                                                                                                                                                          Thursday , November 24 - 12am-9pm - Frederick's Frosty Friday Celebration. I will ba at the gallery all day, Come in to see this beautiful show. I have five paintings inthe main gallery. 
         

Moab, Utah is one of the most beautiful places to paint. I go there every October to visit my daughter and participate in the Plein Air Festival sponsored by the City Of Moab and organized by the staff of the Moab Arts and Recreational Center (MARC). 

Beck Joy Workshop. Lots of information on the Utah color palette. 

            

"Mounting Storage"  Painted in my daughter's yard. My entry for the purse. Did not happen this year.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

  

Escapes was an invitational show that ran form September 8, through October 23, 2017 at the Arts Barn Gallery and Kentlands Mansion, in Gaithersburg, MD 
Thank you to Mary Waldhorn for curating a beautiful show. I was asked to bring 10 pieces to the hanging

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Greenbank Mill and Philips is a beutiful Historic Mill and Farm located in a residential area South of Wilmington, Deleware. .From September 25 - 28 this year. The invitation went ou to sign up for the fundraising event. The Gala Receptionon September 30 featured paintings created the previous week The exhibition was hung in the Mill and in the Filips House on view untill November. 
The event was wonderful. 16 Artists enjoyed the beautiful property. I had a great time painting with friends and meetng new artists. The paintings below are mine. They are for sale and 30% of the sale goes to Greenbank Mill. If you have any interest in one of these paintings call 302-999-9001 and speak with Stacie Maheurin, the Director. 

         
What Happened To The Sheep?                              Take Out Water                                                          Summer's End                                                           Mill Sketch
                                                         

 

Thank You to the Eureka Springs Art School for a wonderful event. Four days of Plein Air Painting with a great bunch of painters in Arkansas. 
          
 Two Peas And A Pod                                    The Spring Morning At The Fuller House
 14" x 11"                                                        12" x 12"

 


Sometimes life take It's toll on plans. Keeping the balance between Painting, family an communtiy felt like walking on ice, not really knowing how thick the ice is. 
Time slows down.Winter - long dark days.

January - reflect on last year, look at options for the new year, renew commitmtnts to organizations, take out my calander and start planning. It is an exciting time full of hope and anticipation.Clean studio - this includes going through inventory and decidng what to keep, what to cut up for my Remnants Project, what to scrape down, and preparing surfaces for new work. Then there are revisions on Staatworks to be made a well as inventory checks. 

February -I Participated in Chadds Ford Winter Paint Out, sponsored by the Chadds Ford Historical Society in Chadds Ford , PA

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March -Commission

  •    Thank you Lois and George Leigh. It looks like home over your fireplace.

April, May - "Boat Show" - Gallery 322 - Members Group Show

June, July, August, September - My Brother asked me to be tested for a bone marrow donor match. He has cancer. I was a 98% match . I spent time at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas. Cancelling out of painting events was difficult but giving something that saves a life trumps anything else that is important. I did it. I am greatful that I could.Getting energy back is another issue. It takes lots of patience and a loving partner and friends.Thank you to my husband George Niederehe and dear friends Nancy Wilson and John Dickenson.Before I left for Houston in May, I tore a miniscus in my right knee. Surgery and Physical Therapy sapped my energy and preoccupied me. In time the physical stamenia and energy returned. 

October -Plein Air Moab- Painted 5 days......A workshop with Katherine Statz..........Won Seond Place in the catagory of Oil and Acrylic painting with "Two Travelers". It was a wonderful surprise. George and I spent a week in red rock country and stayed with our daughter. 

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November - "Two Travelers" - Two person Show with Bonny Lundy at Gallery322

December - "Mixed Bag" - Gallery 322 - Members Group Show 
CONCLUSION........ Balance ......Career, Family, Community........continues to be my goal 

Paintings that have new homes: 
      
       


January - On the easel. I am focusing on studio pieces. Winter Bough 
I will be attending the Winter Paint Out in Chadds Ford at the Historical Society on February 5 and 6.


 

2015 Review.

  • Snow Hill Pint Out, April
  • Paint the Town, Chestertown, MD, April
  • New paintings from my trip to Wisconsin in summer. June
  • Paint It , Ellicott City, MD  July
  • Elioke Farm Paint Out, August
  • Valerie Craig Workshop in October
  • Joined Galler 322, Frederic , MD, November
  • Sandy Spring Resident Artist Show in December

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