Sharing Experiences on The Topic of Mental Illness

I started painted 10 years ago when a young relative died suddenly. I asked God to bring the beauty back to my life. He gave me the ability to paint with makeup  to  add color to my life and lift my spirits. You are cordially invited to The New Day Campaign’s Event, Big Share. At this event…

“Crazy Art”, Film Screening and Dialogue

You are cordially invited to attend a viewing of the film, Crazy Art, on 17 October 2015 from 5pm to 7pm at The Arts and Humanities Hall at CCBC Essex. The location is 7106 Ridge Rd. There will be a dialogue after the film with artists. I am one the artist on the dialogue panel. …

The Royal Theatre

I sold my artwork at the Common Ground Festival in August 2015. While I was there, I met John McQueen and he brought my print, The Royal Theatre, because his grandfather had worked at The Royal Theatre on Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore City.  From the early 1920’s to the late 1960’s Black performers like Billy Holiday,  Duke Ellington,…

Baltimore City Bicycle Program

On 25 September 2015, I met Caitlin Doolin  at the Baltimore Book Fair. She is the Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner for Baltimore City. I am just learning to drive and I was very interested in learning about the Bicycle Program in my city. Ms. Doolin gave me a lot of valuable information. It is very…

The New Day Campaign ‘s Opening Event

The New Day Campaign is a 2015 initiative using art to challenge stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness and addiction, making the world a more healing place. Through 92 days, 15 art exhibitions, and 60 public events curated around our virtues and beliefs, the New Day Campaign brings Baltimore together to show that where…

B’More Book Lockets

On 25 September, I saw beautiful book lockets at the Baltimore Book Fair. The book lockets were just amazing to me. A book cover is on the locket and when you open it there is a place for two small pictures. I would like a book locket with a romance cover. Please see their website: www.bmorebooks.com.

Guest Artist at Baltimore Farmer’s Market

 25 Sep 2015: A couple of weeks ago, I was the guest artist at Shawn Theron’s Art Truck at the Farmer’s Market. It was so very nice of Shawn to invite me. I enjoyed it very much.  Please visit Shawn on facebook and at the market. He creates beautiful artwork on wood. I would love to…

Baltimore Book Fair

25 Sep 2015: I plan to go to the Baltimore Book Fair today. I love books and I have a lot of them in my studio. There’s a lot of poetry too because I am a poet. I also write and illustrate inspirational children’s books. I plan to listen to poetry and meet romance authors….

New Idea for Gloria

24 Sep 15: Yesterday, my daughter gave me a new idea. She suggested that I print a catalog so that people could order different sizes of my prints at a party. She is moving to CA and she would give me a party there.   She loves my birds. She is a business consultant. I am…

Lip Messages

23 Sep 2015: Ariana can tell you things about yourself just from the imprint of your lips. She has been on the Dr. Oz show reading people lips. I met her at a networking breakfast about five months ago and I told her that I painted pictures with old and used makeup. Instead of throwing the lipstick…