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June 27, 2020


Friday was special! I snuggled up with the family, practiced social distancing and joined juror Julia Franklin and board member John Mark Robert Feilmeyer announce the winners of Iowa Exhibited XXXV, via live stream. What a time we are living in now! On June 11th, 202...

September 25, 2017

On a warm and sunny Friday night, this past weekend, I enjoyed the company at The Des Moines Art Center while completing a performance art piece. What a night, plein air painting soft tones of ochre, payne's grey and magenta across a 3' x 7' canvas. The Des Moines Chap...

June 7, 2017

"I buy based on emotion, because I am fascinated with an object that I simply cannot live without. Although I often end up acquiring two or three works by an artist who particularly interests me, it's more for fear that a single one might get too lonely." ~Michael Auda...

June 1, 2017

17 talented artists painted 18 golf balls for the Solheim Cup Community Art Project...and I was one of them!

What a fun project to incorporate art into the community. The sponsoring company Clow Valve (www.clowvalve.com) chose me as their artist to decorate their golf...

November 11, 2016

Thank you Maharry Photography for your beautiful photography of our After School Art Program Savor!

What a most blessed event, celebrating the arts in Iowa!

Please go to the link and enjoy!

https://maharryphotography.smugmug.com/Events/The-2016-Savor-Dinner/

November 3, 2016

The days following Thanksgiving are insane and filled with shoppers. Valley Junction will be hosting a Small Business Saturday event on Saturday, November 26th. Fifth Street promises to be packed with holiday shoppers looking for that unique gift. Red Thread Gallery wi...

November 2, 2016

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October 31, 2016

Gift a timeless original portrait to your loved ones for the holidays! Commissions @ www.jillwellsart.com 

October 18, 2016

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