How my connection to The Soap Opera All My Children goes further than 30 years of watching

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. [...]

By |2019-08-27T11:02:31-04:00April 17th, 2013|Friends, Miscellaneous, Recollections|0 Comments

Art in Hand, The U.S.A. Project

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. [...]

By |2018-06-07T16:01:26-04:00March 28th, 2012|Miscellaneous|1 Comment

Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute brings business skill to South Florida Artists

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, [...]

By |2018-06-12T16:46:19-04:00April 14th, 2011|Miscellaneous, SFAA|0 Comments

The Artwork and Footwork of Susan Clifton.

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 [...]

By |2017-01-11T18:30:09-04:00February 17th, 2010|Miscellaneous|2 Comments

Richard Wright wins the Turner Prize

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. [...]

By |2017-01-11T18:30:15-04:00December 17th, 2009|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Get to know Herb & Dorothy Vogel

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.

By |2018-06-12T16:57:46-04:00October 28th, 2009|Miscellaneous|1 Comment

Seminar At ArtServe

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 [...]

By |2017-01-11T18:30:17-04:00January 29th, 2008|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Underwater Videos Shot Locally

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 [...]

By |2017-01-11T18:30:17-04:00January 23rd, 2008|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Warning: Online Art Scams

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. [...]

By |2017-01-11T18:30:18-04:00January 22nd, 2008|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

A Night at the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival

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 [...]

By |2018-06-12T17:01:18-04:00December 12th, 2007|Art Openings, Miscellaneous|0 Comments
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