“Divine Creative Spark” is on exhibit at Naperville Art League through next week. That creative spark can be an elusive thing from time to time, but I think that moment of magic is captured with this explosion of color. #vlorimerar
I love experimenting with new media! Playing with alcohol inks has been great fun and a wonderful learning experience. I’m mesmerized by the way the colors blend together and the textures that are formed. This new piece is called Emerging Oceans. #vlorimerart
Happy new year! I usually enjoy a more laid back January but this year I’m gearing up for two solo exhibits in the first few months of the year. Here’s my first new piece of 2018: Under Cover of Snow. It’s on exhibit at the DuPage Art League this month and received a Special Merit Award. Stop by and see it if you’re in the area. #vlorimerart
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As I do every year, I am looking forward to my annual Artist Home Show next Saturday, November 11 from 11am-4pm. This year’s artists include Marita Valdizan and Owen O’Reilley. Featuring a great selection of gifts in all price ranges. Hope you’ll stop by and join us on this festive, fun day of great art and commaraderie.
As an artist, you try not to fall in love with every piece you make. Sometimes, it’s hard not to do just that.
For me, I fell in love with this piece, Cathedral. Some pieces that I work on I have to plan out, but this piece really grew organically. I love the motion and soft, subtle colors playing against each other.
I finished this piece earlier this year, but it’s one that I like to keep coming back to. It’s a restful spot in a whimsical forest – and who doesn’t need that at least every once in a while. What is your restful spot?
I recently created this piece for a local exhibit with the theme, Celebrate Art! I know that art is many different things for different people, but I think on some level, art nourishes all of us in some way. I know it has me. The sheer act of creativity, and working with my hands to create a piece of art, has been nourishing, freeing, celebratory, and simply brings me happiness each and every time I create. I’d love to hear from you and know how art has nourished you – firstname.lastname@example.org.