Creating the Pieces is Far Easier than Updating the Website

I’ve put off updating the website as long as I can.  It must be done.  While my husband is laid up with a broken leg, I’m in the house and not the studio for now so I have no excuse.  My studio page on Facebook is easy and gets updated as pieces are complete.  So bare with me and I’ll… (more…)

Summer and Santa Fe Indian Market

Summer is always a race to get new works ready for Santa Fe India Market, the largest market of Native American art work in the United States.  No matter how well prepared I think I am, it’s always down to the wire.  It’s been some time since I’ve done portraits.  This year at Santa Fe I will be previewing portraits… (more…)

September in the Northern Plains

Autumn is my favorite time of the year.  Though I dread the winter ahead, there’s great satisfaction in seeing the fruits of our labor.  Being a landscape painter, I can’t get enough of the color and texture enhanced by dramatic light. Another favorite of fall is the Northern Plains Indian Art Market in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  September 20 through… (more…)

A Full Summer’s Work

Summers are more hectic each year.  Time flies quickly and days are filled with family, travels, golf, work,checking cattle, and cutting a little hay.  I begin getting ready for Santa Fe Indian Market along with everything else.  It takes the entire summer to get enough works and I continue to work until it’s time to load the trailer and head… (more…)

A Little About My Art and What Inspires Me

  Born in Wyoming, I’m naturally influenced by the western lifestyle, cowboys, rodeo, Native culture and the magnificent landscapes only God could create.  Living in the Nebraska Sandhills where we have raised our family, I’m drawn to solitude and serenity and community.  As an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe from the Wind River Reservation, the generations of women… (more…)