painting by Mary Jane Volkmann hanging at Santa Fe College

The Learning Curve

I always find it interesting that I don’t know what I don’t know until I’m faced with executing something for which I have not expected the unexpected.  This past year presented me with a big one of those challenges, and in more ways than one! I received a commission to do a large painting to …

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Mary Jane Volkmann and Linda Blondheim, artists

Picking up where I left off….

“Waiting for a Word” A year and a half ago I went out to Fair Oaks and started this painting.  Fair Oaks is a gorgeous estate in north central Florida, renowned for its diverse beauty and the welcome extended to artists to visit and paint.  On that particular day and for some unknown reason I …

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the show at prairie creek lodge, photo by sue sinclair

The show is up!

  I am happy to report that the paintings from the Six Artists Six Prairies project are now hanging at Prairie Creek Lodge in Gainesville, Florida.  I had imagined such a nice day painting with the other artists and enjoying the show opening, but managed to catch a nasty bronchial virus with a long recovery …

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