Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Hudson River show and cruises

I will be showing this pastel and two other paintings this month at the Tivoli Artist Co-op in Tivoli, NY The opening is Sat. May 2nd
7-9PM The theme is Hudson River and will feature paintings done by several members. Wine & cheese!!! Please come.
More paintings and jewelry at

Photo by Frank Stella taken from the Teal last summer. A great day! This is the Esopus Lighthouse just south of Kingston.

Johnny and the crew are hard at work getting the Teal ready for another season of parties and tours on the Hudson River.

Frank and I enjoyed several trips last summer and can't wait to do it again.

Monday, April 27, 2009

Maternal Tree

In the Mother's Day showcase today I have my new design called "Maternal Tree". A combination of the "Tree of Life" idea and Mother earth" Infant, child and mother in the Tree of Life.

Jade is sandwiched between two sheets of sterling.

Check it out at

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Hand Painted Silk Tie

Made earrings this week with red amber and sterling.

New item on Etsy is a hand-painted tie that looks so nice on my son Ben.

Daria, Karen & Marley visit

Pet Portraits and other paintings on

Daria, Karen and Marley visit today. Marley is their beautiful dog that I did a pastel painting of last year.

My dog Rocky loves to have him visit.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Painting hats for CAS

This pig painted on a cap for Catskill animal Sanctuary

Rambo is a favorite at the Sanctuary. It's a great orginazation dedicated to saving animals

I've been painting this goat on caps all week for the Catskill Animal Sanctuary.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

NY Botanical Gardens

I was lucky enough last month
to see the Henry Moore sculpture

show along with the orchid show

at the NY Botanical Gardens.
What a treat!

My husband Frank Stella is a great photographer

and got a few good shots that day.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Our Cabin in Maplecrest NY is for available for weekly rentals.

Visit www.sunshinestudios/ for more photos or contact us.

Monday, April 20, 2009

A Great Day

A walk on the railtrail with Frank & Rocky!

My Etsy page

I have several items for sale on my Etsy site including hats, scarves, vintage items and lots of jewelry. I try to load new things every day. I just joined and all of this is new to me. It' exciting. Visit me at

I have several wedding bands that I'm showing on Etsy
with an organic theme to them.

Citrine and Tourmaline
ring Sterling and

Pastel of the Hudson River near Kingston, NY

Pastel of the Esopus lighthouse near the Rondout Creek, Kingston, NY on the Hudson River.

Pastel on paper 17"x11 1/2" with a mat and frame measures 17"x23".