changing the painting by teyjah

When do you decide to alter a painting

Village Celebration was originally posted here 2 years ago. In the video below I share my thoughts regarding changes to this painting. It is all about important moments in our lives that need to be acknowledged and celebrated. It also explores the importance of relationships between ourselves and how we identify ourselves within a community. A few […]

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how to ship a painting

How To Ship Paintings

Shipping is always at best problematic. This is the best information I have found for shipping acrylic paintings. Nancy Reyner is a colleague of mine, both of us working for Golden Artist Colors in different capacities. She is the author of many acrylic books for North Light Book Club in which I am also featured. […]

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santa fe galleries rejection

How to handle gallery rejection

When I decided to go to Santa Fe to ask for gallery representation, I quickly realized that Canyon Road was mostly a mecca for Abstract and Contemporary art. My paintings fall in the cracks between semi-abstract and realistic so I approached all of the galleries on Canyon Road, the Railyard District and the Downtown core […]

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rock art

Petroglyph National Monument: Petroglyph art at its best

“Each of these rocks is alive, keeper of a message left by the ancestors… There are spirits, guardians; there is medicine…” so reads the inscription of pueblo elder, William F. Weahkee at Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico.  Petroglyph art abounds at Petroglyph National Monument. Walking amongst these ancient lava beds and images you get […]

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Xanadu Gallery

I am happy to say that my work is now also represented at XANADU Gallery. Xanadu Gallery is a resource for collectors and designers as well as corporations for procuring the highest quality art. They are located in Scottsdale, Arizona and they showcase great artworks in a wide variety of media and styles. The name […]

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Inkameep Day School

The Power of One Individual

The power of one individual cannot ever be discounted! I very much enjoy reading about Aboriginal cultures and traditions. In a wonderful little thrift store in Salmon Arm, I found an old 2004 article in Okanagan Life magazine on how the Osoyoos Band saved its traditional culture and how two Walshes helped this process along. […]

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