This new mixed media piece was just finished today! Created with vintage dictionary pages and various ephemera and found objects in a vintage drawer. It also includes one of my favorite quotes by Rumi, “What you seek is seeking you.”
I’m so excited to have my art in this beautiful shop! FOUND Treasures for Living is located in downtown Dunedin, a funky little Florida town that’s worth checking out if you haven’t ever been. FOUND is a perfect blend of old and new and features a cool mix of furniture, home decor, art and gifts. For shop hours and more information check out FOUND’s website, Facebook page or Instagram.
Where does the time go? Here we are at the beginning of another new year… I hope that 2016 brings us all happiness and health and wealth and wisdom and everything else we may desire.
It amazes me though that 2015 almost seems like a blur, and again I must say, where does the time go? Time is definitely a relative thing, and I love this quote on the subject by Albert Einstein:
“Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That’s relativity.”
So I guess the most important thing when it comes to time is not to worry about how quickly it passes, but instead to think about how you want to spend it. I think I’d rather sit with a pretty girl…
Happy New Year and here’s to time well spent!
Are you the sound or the echo? New mixed media created with vintage elements, including radio parts and speaker, woodpecker and sheet music, in an old handmade wood box…
Vintage sheet music for trombone found at Brocante Market! I love using sheet music in my art but this brought back memories… I played the trombone in middle school. I remember lugging that thing around wondering why I had chosen it as my instrument. If I had known then how cool playing the trombone could really be (see Trombone Shorty), I may have continued to play…
This custom ordered piece went to its new home the other day! Adapted from a larger piece I created, this version of “Unpathed Waters” had been requested to give as a birthday gift. The “canvas” used was a vintage wood and galvanized drawer and little elements were added to make the piece more personal. I love creating something knowing who it’s for… The next custom project centers around coastal Maine. I can’t wait to get started!
“Bella Vita” or “Beautiful Life” – this piece was created by enlarging a vintage glass slide. The original slide measures about 4″ x 3″ and the image is Venice, Italy. The background is vintage sheet music. The frame is an old wooden ice box door from a local fish market that closed. It was painted white but the natural wood is so beautiful I had to sand the paint off… The finished piece measures almost 3 feet square.