Monthly Archives: April 2014

Meena Matocha “Speaker”

  When I was asked to speak to a group of women about my journey as an artist my heart jumped into my throat and my gut reaction was to say “Wha?  You’re crazy. No!” But, I’ve found that this

Posted in Artist's Talk, Paintings, Teaching Art

Study of Kazakh Boy After My Toddler’s Tantrum

So, it turns out a tantrum thrown by my toddler, which included him smearing his finger across this painting, did actually help me in the process of making this painting better. It’s all about process, right? So, I re-worked it

Posted in China, Donating Art to Charity, One Hour A Day, Paintings

Study of Kazakh Boy in Turquoise and Red

I just finished this study of a Kazakh boy from a photograph we took on a trip to the far northwest of China in 2006.  It’s a study for a larger painting that will be 30×40″.  I find that it’s

Posted in China, Donating Art to Charity, Forming A Collection, One Hour A Day, Paintings