Yes, Mango Bears. A friend of a friend suggested the name ‘Mango’ to me during the May First Friday. The name fits like a glove on a paw. The bears approved it and now it’s official. The little paintings that start as whimsical play are now called Mango Bears. What are Mango Bears? Surprising colors […]
You don’t like artsy-fartsy?
No time for art that make you feel bad or you don’t understand?
You enjoy paintings. You’re looking for a painting that helps you find what you are looking for. A place to go when feeling stressed and out of sorts.
Like when you sink down into a handcrafted cozy leather chair that fits you perfectly. Your sanctuary of escape. You want a painting to take stress away. Escape into color and a world within four edges of canvas that encourages your mind to dream your dreams and plan your future with new possibilities. New options.
Look at your world in a fresh new way. Be less irritated, less snappy at people you love. Sleep better and feel energized.
Art can do that for us.
Explore my gallery and see if you find your painting in here.
Color brightens our lives.
Brushstrokes should be wild and not restricted.
Everyone has walls hungry for a painting. Hungry for color. Hungry for fun.
Failures mark the path to big breakthroughs.
Mondays are best in front of an easel.
We can see our world differently through the lens of a painting.
Two First Fridays in a row was exciting. Alaska House Art Gallery, Fairbanks in May and Stephan Fine Arts, Captain Cook Hotel, Anchorage in June. When I saw my paintings displayed on the walls of the gallery, I was reminded of seeing our children at a graduation ceremony. They look different. Grown up and formal […]
I was painting with oils on a small canvas in Florida. The colors of the bright pink flowers invaded the canvas and “Tropical Bruin” was born. Curious about Mango Bears? Mango Bear: Tropical Bruin 10″ x 8″ sold