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Teaching at LYNN ART studio in Greenville beginning JULY 2015

Here is the flyer I've made for classes beginning in July at Lynn-Art studio in Greenville Rhode Island. Im so excited to meet new painters and push their creativity!

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Latest Project…

I had an amazing time creating this piece for the Alice in Wonderland project. It is for a coffee table book that will be printed in Norway. The project is described by the creators as this...   150Alice is a project celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  We have brought… Continue reading Latest Project…

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Summer Awaits Us!

Hello everyone! No doubt you are excited about the summer season approaching. We are too and are excited to say that The Story Emporium is welcoming 2 more children's illustrators to work in our studio! Now when you visit you can watch 3 children's illustrators working away at their desks. Feel free to stop by… Continue reading Summer Awaits Us!

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Paintings going home…

Well it was a great run at the Warwick Museum of Art but today I am happy to say my illustrations go back home to The Story Emporium. The one's that didn't sell of course 🙂 I just want to thank everyone that went and supported me and for those who didn't don't you worry,… Continue reading Paintings going home…

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Dusty Butterfly and other characters…

I have put another painting on THE STORY EMPORIUM wall, this one is of The Dusty Butterfly who plays quite a large role in "A Trashy Novel" -  my latest book that is in the editing stage... hooray! While writing this novel I thought I would never see the end of it but finally after… Continue reading Dusty Butterfly and other characters…

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RI Monthly Magazine Visits The Story Emporium

First off let me say that RI Monthly Magazine is a wonderful publication with amazing workers. They came to The Story Emporium and spent the entire day taking in the atmosphere and if I'm not mistaken, we had a wonderful time! I am excited to say we will be featured in the March issue in… Continue reading RI Monthly Magazine Visits The Story Emporium

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Thanks to Community We Thrive!

Leslie Bulion joined us today and educated us on so many different types of BUGS! She is an unbelievably talented poet and an all around wonderful person. I interviewed her for our 'AUTHORS CLUBHOUSE' show and will post that in our Author's Clubhouse link on this blog as soon as the edit gets finished. I… Continue reading Thanks to Community We Thrive!