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Dress The Art

My style as an artist has evolved over the years and I feel like I’ve reached a point where it is very ME. My work has hit that groove where it is truly me poured out on a canvas– each piece represents who I am, the things that inspire me and the life that moves […]

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The House that Jack Built

The House that Jack Built

Earlier this year, I was approached in my studio by acclaimed builder Jack Thomasson of HGTV to create a custom piece of artwork for the uber cool media room of the 2014 HGTV Smart Home in Nashville. Jack works with HGTV to produce the HGTV Dream Home, and the HGTV Smart Home, focusing on eco-friendly […]

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“Faces of Franklin” Spotlight

If there’s one thing we Southerners know, it’s barns. And fences. And rust. Lots of rust. For the past several years, the subject of Historic Preservation has been near and dear to my heart. So last year when I was asked to donate a Live Event Painting during the 40th Anniversary of The Heritage Foundation […]

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This Old House | Southern Living Showcase Home

Thrilled that one of my paintings was chosen for the All-American Cottage, This Old House | Southern Living Showcase Home in Greenville, South Carolina, The painting chosen was a beautiful 30 x 40 of an old country church, entitled If Grace is True.  There’s just something about the simplicity of this motif that draws us […]

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Blog & Media Love, Catching Up on a few things…

Just catching up a bit! A quick thank you shout-out to the following blogs/media outlets for featuring my work:   Artsy Forager The Art Selectress   This Old House/Southern Living Showcase home, The 2013 All American Cottage, Greenville, S.C. Houzz.com Art Galleries & Artists of the South Magazine, selected as the winner for the ‘Best […]

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artsy forager | finding the artsy

So excited and honored Artsy Forager “found the artsy” this month with my recent paintings, and named me featured artist of the month! Thank you Artsy Forager! Check it out! artsy forager | finding the artsyartsy forager | finding the artsy.

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The Art Selectress

Recent blog post featuring Fine Art by Deann by none other than The Art Selectress! Click here to read all about it! The Art Selectress.

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The Harding Art Show 2013

Just wanted to share a few pictures from The Harding Art Show, held every year here in Nashville, Tennessee. Marking the 38th year of Middle Tennessee’s premier art event, the 2013 show once again highlighted fine art available for purchase from approximately 70 artists from throughout the United States. This show always brings a fun crowd and we […]

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The Tale of Two Artsy Mice

This is the tale of two artsy mice. One mouse had a studio in the country where she painted the rural world around her, little churches, dirt roads, and windflowers in the soft, pale colors of clay and straw. Then, one day, another artsy mouse came to work in her studio.  This mouse was different, […]

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Love what you do. Do what you love.

Love what you do and do what you love, and I’m telling you, you will be a happier person. My “down” time, which usually happens in January, didn’t happen this year. Since Christmas things have been just as busy as ever, but I am doing what I love to do so it doesn’t seem like […]

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