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Commander in Tweets, Leading Through the Tangled Webs of Social Media

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Mar 6, 2017 Advocacy, Career Mamma, Colors, digital story telling, Grant Writing, Illustration, Leadership , , , , , , , 2 Comments

During a casual weekend phone chat with my buddy, Artist and Art Gallery Owner Sarah Ellen Smith, we galloped into a topic that has been on my mind a great deal. The diminishing focus on engaging truthful storytelling, and the emphasis on catchy headline and byline communications have us both very worried about our country’s [...]

Really… Have You Walked in My Bunny Slippers?

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Mar 2, 2016 Advocacy, Career Mamma, Colors, Illustration, News , , , 1 Comment

Being a parent is at once the most wonderful and stressful experience in many persons’ lives. The wonder and the worry that accompany the raising of a child never ceases to amaze me. Thankfully, a myriad of modern amenities have emerged to help with the day-to-day challenges of parenting. Things like video baby monitors, minivans [...]

Plankton & Plastics & Beautiful Art

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Oct 1, 2015 Colors, Illustration, News, Photography, Presentations, Storytelling, Technology , , , , 2 Comments

Treks to Vermont to expand and stretch my mind are familiar to me. I spent three years at Goddard College in Plainfield from 2007 to 2010. When I cross the state line, my brain automatically opens up a wee bit wider and new stuff pours in! Especially when I spend time with Artist Extraordinaire – [...]

Of Land and Local and Really Great Art!

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Aug 23, 2015 Advocacy, Colors, Illustration, News, Photography, Storytelling , , , 0 Comments

Most of my summers, since graduating from Goddard College in 2011, I have had the opportunity to connect with my residency buddies. Sometimes the reunion occurs in Asheville, NC. Sometimes it is just a solo visit with one of my artist friends at my home, or at theirs. I try to reconnect each year with [...]

Say “Cheese”! Annual Giving: Messaging With Images

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Feb 11, 2014 Advocacy, Colors, Illustration, News, Photography, Portfolio , , , , , 0 Comments

I have two local tax exempt clients based in Trenton, NJ that were looking for a new and different way to enhance their annual appeals. I suggested that we add photos of actual clients, programs and participants (you guessed it) IN ACTION!!  It was a no brainer for me and my SLR camera! I work [...]

Photos from the NAEA tour at Evergreen’s Cultural Arts Center in Ft. Worth, TX

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Mar 9, 2013 Advocacy, Colors, Photography, Presentations , , 5 Comments

Had a great time at the NAEA tour of the Cultural Arts Center at Evergreen Life Services in Ft. Worth! Karen Towery, Alicia Johnson, Kim Fincanon and the crew did a great job touring the NAEA participants of the facility! We even got to see a graffiti wall being created before our eyes! Many thanks [...]