Wednesday, December 3, 2014

                      Wow!!! less than two weeks to my 
            Holiday Studio Sale & Open House!!!  
                      December 13th & 14th , 12 to 6 pm 
                 Beautiful art , music ,  &  refreshments
                          all in a sweet country setting!!!
               Fill your sleigh with friends
            spend the day in Franklin County
               Lyon School Studio & Gallery 
     4588 Lyon School Rd, Berger, Mo 63014
       Always open by appointment & now -----
                           select Saturdays                
                      throughout the year !
    65 miles west of St Louis-----Hwy 44 west to Washington , Mo.  exit, through Washington,
        and through New Haven , continue 9 miles West of New Haven, to Hwy V V (left)
                   1 mile to Lyon School Road, (right)  1 mile to property on Left 

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Wow ------What a beautiful Autumn we are having -----!  I am home after a weekend + in Pike County ----Clarksville , Mo-------------enjoyed  a sweet family wedding and some painting time up in that beautiful area ---and want to let you know -- 
Lyon School Studio and Gallery will be ---- Open----this Saturday ---Oct 25th from 10 am to 5 pm --- You might notice I am adding gallery to my home's many names!  So that you will know you are welcome here any time----just give me a call to make an appointment ---spontaneous appointments welcome---- if you are in the Hermann / New Haven area !   

I also plan to be  Open , on Saturday ,  November 12th ,  10 to 5 

Save the Date for my Holiday Studio Sale and Open House ----December 13th and 14th , 12 noon until 6 pm ----if you are not on my postcard mailing list just send me your address  at

Friday, July 18, 2014

Time to travel once again up to Door County Wisconsin  ----- I will be participating in the 2 hour quick paint next Sat , July 26th ------I will spend the week previous painting with friends around  Door County ---- Emma and I are hitting the Road bright and early Sunday morning !   

This past month has been filled with flowers !  I have been painting them non-stop -----poppies, zinnias, sunflowers , phlox  --it is so wonderful ---- and now the tomatoes in our garden are turning ripe --mmmmmmmm!  

If you missed my Summer Studio Sale in June and want to visit my studio just give me a call  or e-mail to set up an appointment!

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Springtime Art Happenings

                                     Thankfully springtime is bursting out all over !
                             Sweet blossom scents and sprouting greens are everywhere!
My recent trip to Dallas , Texas to the Meadows Museum to study , absorb and be thrilled by the brilliant  paintings and drawings of Joaquin Sorolla was tremendous ! I  spent two + days at the museum just being with his work and am grateful for the trip!   Here is a study I drew from his piece-------"The Young Amphibians"  one of my favorite paintings in the show.
This past week I traveled to New Harmony, Indiana, for their First Brush of Spring Plein Air Event .
I thoroughly enjoyed the comraderie of painting with  other  artists at the event , the hardwork -----I produced 7 new paintings in three days ----- the wonderful, artful  town and it's people and the ending show , sale, and competiton.  I was awarded an honorable mention for my painting, "Where the Eagle Lands" , and sold three paintings at the sale . Great event!