I realized I was well ensconced in my Blue Period when I chose, yet again, to put a blue patina on a sculpture. Something about this colour strikes me as royal, as in the fleur de lys. Other shades of blue remind me of the…

Toussaint’s Blue Coat and Everything Blue!

As an Artist, it’s important to show our work. Showing our creations connects us to others who will resonate with the ideas and feelings we shaped into solid matter. I am showing Icarus Rising for the third time. I have grown particularly attached to this…

Icarus Rises Again

Building my first giant mermaid tail was quite the adventure!  A few years ago, I completed a sculpture of the bust of the Haitian goddess Erzulie Sirène.  I was tickled pink when I sold the original Hydrostone and then a Bronze to two collectors. I…

The Tale of the Mermaid’s Tail

The highlight of 2016 – Dimensions : The Sculpture Exhibit As 2016 comes to an end, I wanted to capture the wonderful experience that was the highlight of my year. A group exhibit is a unique opportunity to make a splash with many talented artists,…

Dimensions 2016

While the holiday season puts us in the spirit of gift giving, there is one gift that is really hard to buy for somebody else, and that gift is Art.  Purchasing Art is so personal that like clothing, it’s hard to hit the nail on…

The Gift of Art

There is a moment when your work is done, the last touches have been made to the patina and you have figured out the best stand for your sculpture. That’s when even the most confident among us start to hear the voice of doubt whisper…

Stopping doubt in its tracks

My siblings all have busy professional lives in the United States. So it was a rare privilege, a few weeks ago, to have my sister Gabriella spend time with me at the studio. Ten minutes into her visit, she picked up a dremel and then a…

Sisters at the Studio

  Believe in yourself, believe in your Art! Showcase what you create! You are the Artist you have been waiting for! These words from a dear friend who passed away recently resonated with me these past weeks as I get ready for upcoming exhibitions. Fall…

Exhibition Time: Dimensions Fall 2016

It’s been an intensive few months of work and travel, both for my consulting practice and for my sculpting. I was feeling the exhaustion this weekend.  Every sculpture seems to be in the final stages of hyperactivity. There are pedestals and plinths to figure out,…

Eve is Born Again

I spent most of my working life in the corporate world. I have become very skilled at what I do and find great satisfaction in helping clients get results. The people I have met along the way have been wonderful and have become my professional…

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