Two Shows Holiday 2017

The Newton Art Association is holding its 2018 James King Bonnar Show which runs through January 2. I’m a new member and I wanted to get to know some people before the show, so, I volunteered to help hang some of the art. It is being held in the New Art Center...

Traveling in Ireland Inspires!

Travel is always a great way to get out of your zone, catch some new views and get inspired! Last week my husband and I went to Ireland, our very first trip to the Emerald Isle. Note that the “first” is emphasized. We plan to go back! It was a rush of a...
Arts Matter

Arts Matter

Arts Matter Day is October 27!  The arts drive our economy, enhance education, and help build vibrant and connected communities. Arts matter in Massachusetts. Join thousands of other supporters in showing our elected officials that arts, culture, and creativity matter...
Best quality oil paints

Best quality oil paints

During college I purchased Grumbacher and Windsor and Newton oil paints. I don’t think they had student quality paints in the late 60’s. As I returned to painting a few years ago I continued buying Windsor and Newton. This year, I decided to upgrade a...