Monthly Archives: December 2011

A new year, old music

When I’m painting, my preference of background music is usually classical, new contemporary music or jazz. But if I just want to listen, one of my favorite soulful balladeers is Tom Waits – especially his early work from the mid … Continue reading

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Rough Magic

These are the times when I would practically sell my soul to still live within driving distance of NYC. The Joan Mitchell exhibit at Cheim and Read is still up until January 4th, but I’ll miss it. Loren Munk (aka … Continue reading

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Avondale Holiday Tour of Homes

Avondale Estates has a holiday tour of homes every year. Before my hostess hours began on Sunday afternoon at one of the homes, I shot a few photos. This was my first year as volunteer member of the sponsoring Avondale … Continue reading

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Artists’ Studios

Finally able to get back to painting again after a couple of weeks of no reading, blogging or painting because of a second retinal tear surgery. It’s a huge relief to be working again – next week I’ll be able … Continue reading

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