Archive | personal experience

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 […]

Continue Reading 4

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
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. […]

Continue Reading 0

Toni Onley Artist Project

Just found out I was accepted into the Tony Onley Artist Project in Wells, BC.  This mentorship program was first established in 2000 with distinguished Canadian artist Norman Yates. Participating artists spend nine days in Wells working in the Island Mountain Arts studios under the mentorship of senior artists. It’s an intensive self-directing studio experience […]

Continue Reading 0


I’m not overly media or computer savvy but I must say I really like and understand Instagram! I like the fact that it allows me to focus in on an image or video I want to create and it is short, informative and succinct. When I work with Instagram I use part of the same […]

Continue Reading 0