Before moving to South Florida I lived in New York City for 16 years. I was an art director in the advertising business and my mentor was Jane Trahey, the ad maven that paved the way for all women in the ad biz. She first hired me to work at her ad agency, Trahey Advertising. [...]
A lot has happened this summer. The Art in Hand cards shipped and that has brought a lot of attention. Most recently I was in the Sun Sentinel for my part in those cards. I was very pleased that not only the Sun Sentinel found it an interesting project but that a few web sites [...]
Doug had an idea to do a reality type series on a dive charter boat. If you know him then you know he would live on the dive boat if he could. It started out as just an idea and now three episodes later he needs our help. DIVE CHARTER NEEDS YOU! Help fund a [...]
A Complete Deck of Playing Cards, Designed by American Artists Not your average deck of cards....each card in this unique deck (Art in Hand, The U.S.A. Project) is designed by an artist from each state as well as D.C., Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The U.S.A. deck is printed in the U.S.A. [...]
Here is the information on this great program. I am a graduate and highly recommend it to anyone who takes their artistic career seriously. A series of full-day sessions to be offered on four Saturdays, starting June 4, 2011 at ArtServe Inc., 1350 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Broward Cultural Division, [...]
Yes, that's me tap dancing. Dancing was my first passion in life. I started when I was 8 years old and never stopped. I rent the dance studio at Art Serve every week and my friend Joan and I tap our hearts out. I created one of the steps, Joan did the other and the [...]
On December 8th Richard Wright was named the 25th winner of the Turner prize, Britain's most prestigious art award, for his spectacular gold-leaf mural. Those who know me know of my obsession with the mirror image, so I would love a trip to London to see this. Created in gold-leaf makes it hard to photograph. [...]
You don't have to be Rockefeller to collect art. He was a postal clerk and she was a librarian. Of modest means but they managed to build a vast collection of contemporary art. Their story is incredible. They lived on Dorothy's salary and used Herb's salary to buy art.
I'm happy to say that I'm one of the artists currently exhibiting at the new Gallery 101 in Fort Lauderdale. The Gallery opened on August22nd with a spectacular event. Two more events followed, with the launching of the Culture Network and the fundraising event for Breast Cancer research. The gallery has over 60 local South [...]
Last year I participated in the Artist as Entrepreneur Institute that is generously presented by Broward County Cultural Division. I highly recommend this program for all local artists. The next session starts next Saturday, June 6th. Click here for more information.
Here is an interview I found on YouTube of Paul Dorrell being interviewed on NBC6 Miami. I read his book, "Living the Artist's Life", and I highly recommend it.
This past weekend I went to a seminar held at ArtServe. The subject was "Thriving as a Studio Professional". Bruce Baker was the speaker and I found him to be informative and entertaining. If you are looking to make money with your art he has the tools you need to be successful. He has three [...]
Some of you may know that my Husband Doug shoots underwater video. His website is VideodudeProductions.com. Here is his promo video "What's So Great About Diving in South Florida?" currently showing on YouTube. In addition to shooting his own projects, he is available for capturing memories of YOUR next dive adventure! Details are available on [...]
I was recently contacted by a person who claimed to have a client interested in purchasing one of my paintings. He implied that he was an art broker. We negotiated price and at first I was excited that someone from London would own one of my paintings. When we got to payment I became suspicious. [...]
My husband and I attended the Opening Gala of the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival organized by the Women of Entre Nous. Entre Nous members promote the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival by serving as emissaries in the local community and at Festival events throughout the year. Their mission is to raise funds while having fun.I [...]