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Here you will find stories that chronicle my business

My upcoming show at Pulp Boutique

The first time I met Erin Luong, owner of Pulp Boutique, she confessed that she is a "paper geek"! I was thrilled to hear that, and I realized I am one, as well.  When you look around her unique shop, you see evidence of that passion...

Kappa Alpha Theta Reunion October 10, 2015

It was fun to spend a weekend with a group of friends who were in the Theta house together back in the 1970's, early 80's.  Friends came from all over the country, many had not reconnected since college. We had a party Friday night, a tour of the...

What will I do without you?

Jody Kocsis came into my life at just the right time. I was just starting to navigate the world of art and needed a mentor and guide to help me steer my way through.  Jody has advised me with wisdom well beyond her years, and speaks her truth- which is refreshing and...

Fabric!

I have always loved fabric, unfortunately my son, Jeffrey, hated the fabric store.  When he was little, and being naughty, I would warn him, "if you don't shape up, we're going to the fabric store".  Thanks to Jeffrey, we spent many an hour looking at...

New Logo

When I started my business in 2011, I used an image that served as my logo until recently. I decided it was time to design a logo to better represent the style of my art. My new logo was created with cut paper and the girl on the tightrope is me on my...

For The Kids Benefit at Omaha Children’s Museum

Omaha Children's Museum had their annual fundraiser, Benefit For The Kids. This year it was held on the evening of the Kentucky Derby, so it was a perfect theme for the event. I had two prints in the auction, and it was great success...and lots of fun,...

Westside Community Schools Art Seminar

On May 8th, I was a guest artist for the Westside Schools Art Seminar. There were 50 students who submitted art for a juried seminar. I told them about my paper art and guided them in to create their own paper artwork. Here is a video that highlights some...

Artist-in-Residence at Sunset Hills

I had the honor of being an Artist-In-Residence at Sunset Hills Elementary School! I spoke to the whole school at an assembly, telling them about my journey as an artist. Then, I spent an entire day working with each class on a cut paper art project. As a...

Artist in Residence – Swanson Elementary School

I was an Artist in Residence at Swanson Elementary School on March 12-13. I shared my story about my unexpected journey into my new art career as a paper artist. I worked with each class to create their own paper art, which was displayed for the parents on...

Peace on Earth

My artwork titled, "Peace on Earth" is in a place of honor it's owner's beautiful home. I was invited over to see where it has been placed and I am thrilled to see it hanging in the heart of their home.

Christmas Caravan

The Assistance League of Omaha Christmas Caravan! Was a wonderful way for me to meet lots of people, sell my cards, and raise money for their great cause!

A Very Special Commission

A wonderful group of women commissioned me to do a piece of art for a dear friend, Deborah Conley, to celebrate a big birthday! It was a fun commission to do, but also a challenge. You see, Deborah is colorblind and views the world in varying shades of...

CUES Auction

I was the featured artist in the CUES auction, which was an honor and a great experience. All the money raised went to an important cause, funding three inner-city schools: Sacred Heart, All Saints and Holy Name. I was proud to be part of this effort....

Home Sweet Home

"My home, to me, is an extension of my art, cards, life....everything. It says so much about who I am. All of the art in my house are pieces I created, most of it with cut paper. Obviously this way of expressing myself has been evolving for a very long...