WaterFire Providence

While visiting my Designer friends in New England, I was lucky enough to attend a “WaterFire” event on Saturday night in Providence, Rhode Island. The artist, Barnaby Evans  created the event which consists of  fires burning on the rivers after dark, while esoteric music is played, creating a visceral experience for the thousands of onlookers. An incredible experience. …

My trip to Switzerland

This week I am taking off on a trip to Boston, followed by Switzerland, and have a wonderful book to read and study on the plane; ” I’d rather be in the studio” by Alyson B. Stanfield. Alyson is a Colorado based art coach and has some very useful suggestions on marketing and staying organized. …

Summer Splash 2008

last night I attended the opening of the Colorado Springs Arts Guild art show. Local artists were showing their work, one of my friends Laura Gangi Pond was showing two pieces of photography; I particularly liked the cowboy image. The venue was the Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery where a few of us had a really …

 Last week I hosted a garden tour at my home, which was part of a tour of six gardens in our Historic neighborhood. My specialty is using plants that do well with little water, as I live in a semi-arid region. A good book to read about this is “Xeriscape Colorado” by Connie Ellefson and …