Category 'ABSTRACT'


Commissioned Painting

When my art patron was a nine year old child, her mother’s friend had a vision about her walking ahead of Jesus in a field of white daisies. She was picking only the damaged flowers and handing them to Jesus. My art patron wished to have this vision, foretelling her future of healing through physical and massage […]


Juried and Win again in the Texas Watercolor Society!

I am pleased to be juried and win an award for a second year in a row in the Texas Watercolor Society’s 67th Annual National Exhibit! My 2014 trip to India was so visually inspirational. This year’s winner, Bangalore Street Scene, illustrates the congested city street near the KL Market. Color sparks through the neutrals in this painting […]


Commissioned Painting for Horizon Bank Lobby

December 2013. Stop in to view my newest painting! Framed and installed in the lobby of the Horizon Bank in downtown Austin, Texas on the northwest corner of Congress Ave. and 6th Street is a commissioned 30″H x 44″W watercolor painting. The theme is the Capitol of Texas, located in Austin, surrounded by some of Austin’s classic live music […]


Martha’s painting in North Hills Gallery’s Permanent Collection

My watercolor painting Guadalajara Mariachis was purchased as an award by the North Hills Gallery in Austin, Texas in 2007. See this painting and the exhibit which includes the seven Artists of the Permanent Collection Aug. 1 through Sept. 2, 2013.


Painting on location at Zilker Botanical Garden

July 18, 2013 I spent a delightful morning painting on location at the Zilker Botanical Garden near downtown Austin, Texas. Above is the beginning of my acrylic painting of a gnarly rooted cypress tree with a Japanese pond in the background. In this photo above you can see my building of color. I like to glaze pigments on […]


San Antonio, Texas Painting Trip

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Welcome to my newly re-built Web Site and Blog! A huge thank you to my daughter Kate for building it and teaching me how to use it and get it launched! April 10 – 12, 2013 I enjoyed an inspirational painting trip with three art friends to San Antonio, Texas to paint the four historic […]