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Live Painting at the Commonwealth Coastal Classic, Oct. 20, 2-4 p.m.

Live Painting at the Commonwealth Coastal Classic, Oct. 20, 2-4 p.m.

In October, I'll be painting oysters LIVE at the Commonwealth Coastal Classic—a festival full of fine-dining chefs, small-batch craft beer, local spirits, wine tastings, open-flame cooking and Virginia oystermen. You can see my work taking shape on Oct. 20 from 2-4 p.m. at Town Point Park in Norfolk. Foodies, wine lovers and art collectors will be flocking to this first of its kind event in Hampton Roads (rescheduled date due to inclement September weather). More than 30 head chefs from culinary leading lights like Harper’s Table of Suffolk, Fin Seafood of Newport News, and Eurasia (a personal fave of mine) and Zoës Steak and...

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Now Showing at Palette Paint & Home in Richmond, Va, thru 9/30!

Now Showing at Palette Paint & Home in Richmond, Va, thru 9/30!

Hi all! My work is being featured this month at Palette Paint & Home (5813 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23226) and I'm so excited for you to come out and take in all the new oysters! This collection has a focus on large pieces (36x36 and 30x40's) for those of you looking for some gorgeous statement pieces.  The show runs August 15-Sept. 30, 2018 so come out and see all the pretty paintings (ummmm and check out their *beautiful* chandeliers and all of the Farrow & Ball paint colors that I'm coveting right now).  Hours:Monday – Friday,  9:00am – 5:00pmSaturday,  10:00am –...

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Oyster Painting Featured on Chesapeake Bay Foundation Notecards!

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Oyster Painting Featured on Chesapeake Bay Foundation Notecards!

I was so pleased when the Chesapeake Bay Foundation contacted me about using one of my oyster paintings on notecards used for their correspondence. As an artist, I'm honored, I love this coastal organization and am proud to be connected with it in this way! Here's a sneak peak at the painting they chose.   

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Visit Virginia Beach: Local Art Hot Spots!

It's always super fun to see my work somewhere I wasn't expecting. The City of Virginia Beach included an image of my paintings on display at Beach Gallery in this article about the art scene in Virginia Beach, full of suggestions of great places to find local art. Aside from Beach Gallery, they talk about the Boardwalk Art Show during the Neptune Festival, The ViBe District Mural Walking Tour, and Stravitz Sculpture and Fine Art Gallery.

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Catch Me at Bay Local May 15th thru June 30th!

Catch Me at Bay Local May 15th thru June 30th!

Stop by Bay Local anytime between May 15th and June 30th to see some of my favorite oyster paintings in person. And do yourself a favor, sit down and have a drink and some amazing brunch. Their food is out of this world. All displayed works are available for purchase here. See me painting live as well! Details below.    Live Painting Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 10 a.m. - Noon Bay Local | 972 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach, Va

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