I Madonnari Street Painting Festival 2022

I Madonnari Street Painting Festival 2022

The I Madonnari Street Painting Festival was back in action at the Santa Barbara Mission! It was so great to be back together with fellow artists, sponsors, festival organizers and volunteers – plus the 30, 000+ people who showed up over the three-day weekend! And the...
More new work

More new work

New gouache painting of afternoon light on Jesusita trail, one of our favorite places to hike. Even though I’ve been there so many times, it’s always different in many ways – wildflowers in spring, more sky and rain in winter, and water in the creek if...
100 Grand

100 Grand

It was great to get back together in person for the annual 100 Grand Show at Sullivan Goss Gallery in Santa Barbara! This annual group show features approximately 100 artists working in various mediums, with all works priced at $1,000 or less. It’s a fun and eclectic...
Street Painting 2020

Street Painting 2020

The I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival in Santa Barbara was cancelled in 2020, due to the pandemic…and then it was announced that the festival would be held after all – ONLINE! Artists were invited to participate by creating chalk paintings in their...
New Work

New Work

This street in our neighborhood was stunning after a sudden downpour in late January. We haven’t had a lot of rain this winter, and the weather was welcome. I walk a lot around here and took a quick shot with my phone, which later became a painting, in gouache...