The Cloisters

This past January, I had the privilege of being a chaperone for my niece's Make-a-Wish trip to New York City - our remarkable niece has been fighting leukemia for the past couple of years.ย  It was such a wonder to get to see her, along with a group of other tough kids, enjoy the sights …

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Drawing Process

A year or two ago at a craft store, I bought a pad of brown-toned paper on a whim. ย In my acrylic paintings, I've always really enjoyed the process of playing with lighting - especially with glowing faery-orbs providing the illumination - but I wanted a way to sketch the lighting & experiment with it …

Viriditas

"The Word is living, being, spirit, all verdant greening, all creativity. This Word manifests itself in every creature." - ST. HILDEGARD VON BINGENย ย - I've always found the life and writings of St. Hildegard von Bingen (1098 - 1179) to be deeply stirring, and just a day after her feast day of September 17th, I wanted …