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Art Show at Lotus Kitchen, February 26, 2016

A friend of mine who manages a local cafe (Lotus Cafe/Kitchen) located on the island in Solomons, MD asked if I would be interested in doing an art show displaying some the things I’ve painted at the cafe.  I was excited that she asked me and thought it sounded like a fun idea and a fairly casual way of doing my first art show.  So I agreed!  I hope that you can attend!  Following are some details including one of the painting & audio pairs that I’ll be presenting.

Lotus Cafe dressed up for Christmas

When: Friday, February 26 at 5 PM – 10 PM
Where: Lotus Kitchen featuring Kim’s Keylime Pies
14618 Solomons Island Rd S, Solomons, MD 20688
Phone: (410) 326-8469
Facebook invitation:
Description: I will be hanging some watercolor paintings in Lotus Cafe.  I am pairing audio clips with some of the paintings and you will be able to access them via the web.  So if you are interested in hearing the audio clips please bring a smartphone or computer and some headphones.

Below is an example of a painting and audio pairing.  I’m excited to share more of these at the show.  Please let me know what you think!

Unhindered Weasel #2
Unhindered Weasel #2


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Respired Flight

Respired Flight

Sitting by a crackling fire, we accompanied each other while we shared some of our experiences of the previous year and aspirations we had for the new year.  During the year that we were reviewing, my friend shared a significant and challenging transition she had experienced.  Her and her husband’s life paths were diverging resulting in a separation in their relationship.  During that year she had put a lot of attention on self inquiry and recovering her wholeness and freedom from a traumatic childhood.  She used images to describe to me what it was like for her to be liberated from life limiting beliefs that had been frozen in her nervous system.

Respired Flight is my attempt to paint what she shared with me that evening.

Respire: recover hope, courage, or strength after a time of difficulty.