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How my travels leads to the creation of new artwork

  During the month of December my husband, Warren, and I took an extended journey overseas. Southeast Asia had been on our “Bucket List” for a long time, and luckily, we work with an amazing travel agent who is an expert on travel in that region. I like to travel in small group tours and […]

Learning from teaching adult workshops

  In the last two months I had the opportunity to teach two very different workshops. One was a technique-oriented batik workshop and the other explored the Seminole Indian patch working style. Both of these experiences renewed my love of my art and also made me realize that I really like helping others create. I enjoyed […]

Now showing: The 20th Century Native American Experience video

Before I returned from my trip to Tallahassee I knew I wanted to create a video of my exhibition: The 20th Century Native American Experience. I wanted to attempt to recreate the gallery experience for the viewer and to tell some of the stories behind the paintings in the show. Having twenty-five paintings in the […]

FLORIDA’S Silk road

I wanted to share with you this wonderful story by Donald Miller     Naples artist Muffy Clark Gill recreates historic peoples, natural beauty in vivid batik work Sunday, November 24, 2013 Naples artist Muffy Clark Gill recreates historic peoples, natural beauty in vivid batik work With a lot of hard work and copious ingenuity, […]

A Recent Writing

I met Shauna Lee Lange while attending the Creative Capital Artist Workshop last January in Gainesville, Florida.  We have kept in touch. Recently she received a copy of my newsletter and asked if she could do a brief write-up, and this is what she wrote:   Thanks Shauna

Tropical Textiles

  On view at Physicians Regional Healthcare System from October 31, 2013 through February 10, 2014  Four Southwest Florida artists portray tropical plants, animals and landscapes with fiber. To create these original works of art, the artists used wax-resist techniques, stitching, quilting and trapunto. Glass and stone sculptures by Naples artist Joel Shapses are also […]