Week in Review 2024 – 03/29

Assess The rule of real estate is location, location, location, while the rule of art is assess, assess, assess. At least that is one of my guiding principles for life and art. One thing I have been assessing recently is my small works. I started making them when I joined Cohasset Open Studios in 2020.… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 03/29

Week in Review 2022 – 11/04

Full Speed Ahead It’s full speed ahead for me and the Senior Executive Director of Studio Operations (aka my husband) as we prepare for this weekend’s open studio. Anyone visiting will be greeted by art as they walk in the front door. Everyone Runs to the View We are fortunate to live in a home… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 11/04

Week in Review 2022 – 10/14

Tempus Fugit Time flies. Boy, does time fly. It has been more than 50 years from my first Latin class. 50 years, you’ve got to be kidding! Yet, the proof is all around me. Miraculously, I am still able to do some very, very basic Latin translation, just as I can decode Roman numerals. Open… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 10/14

Week in Review 2022 – 09/16

Why Plan? Where should I focus my energy? The maxim failure to plan is planning to fail keeps running through my head. Why? I’m betwixt and between once more. One of the advantages of deadlines is they help to narrow down the choices. Nevertheless, I find myself second guessing myself. My tendency is to over… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 09/16

Week in Review 2021 – 11/12

COS Wrap Up Would I do it again? That’s a question that applies to so many first time experiences isn’t it? Today the question is answered with a resounding yes. The “it” in question is Cohasset Open Studios. The why I it bares repeating needs some reflection. What I learned I would do it again… Continue reading Week in Review 2021 – 11/12

Week in Review 2021 – 11/05

Slow I may be eyeball deep preparing for this weekend’s open studio, but that hasn’t kept me from working on Celestial Celebration. In fact it acts as an impetus to keep on working. OK, working on Celestial Celebration is a much needed restorative break. Steady A slow, steady turtle’s pace suits my temperament. It allows… Continue reading Week in Review 2021 – 11/05

Week in Review 2021 – 10/23

Count Down There are fifteen days left until Cohasset Open Studios . I’m feeling the time crunch. When does the time pressure of a fixed deadline get to you? It isn’t as though I haven’t been working on this. In fact I have been preparing for the Cohasset Open Studios since January. I began by… Continue reading Week in Review 2021 – 10/23

Week in Review 2021- 09/17

Working in a Series? Why work in a series? This is a question I’ve asked myself from time to time. Certainly, there are many artists who do. Two impressionist examples are Edgar Degas with his young ballerinas and Claude Monet returning again and again to waterlilies. Two women who spring to mind are Georgia O’Keeffe… Continue reading Week in Review 2021- 09/17