Spring Happenings

Posted by admin on  April 23, 2021

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So far, this spring has turned out to be very busy! Saturday morning April 17th dawned cloudy but fortunately, while we were protected from the sun by cloud cover, there was no rain. We’ve been blessed–very rarely has it rained on one of my Day-Long Mixed Media Workshops. The workshop participants carried their art supplies along an orchid-bedecked path to my studio–a converted garage in the garden at the back of my home. Then, with

A Leaf in the Wind Virtual Book Signing and Poetry Reading

Posted by admin on  January 18, 2021

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  Since the arrival of several boxes of the paperback version of A Leaf in the Wind: Poems by Jaro Majer, Artwork by Rose Marie Prins, I’ve been busy in spite of the limitations imposed by the pandemic. I have packed, shipped, or hand-delivered dozens of copies of our book.     The response has been at times moving, at times enlightening, but invariably rewarding. Here’s just a sampling of what some of the readers

Art in the Time of COVID-19

Posted by admin on  July 7, 2020

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March 13, 2020, was drawing near and I was excited! Thirteen is my lucky number and I was psyched for a successful and well-attended opening reception of a solo exhibition at Origami Air Art Studio in Sarasota. I was working my butt off preparing for the event. Then, on March eleventh, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. I pictured the relatively small gallery space filled with guests eating, drinking and chatting as they viewed my

A Flurry of Fall Events

Posted by admin on  October 31, 2019

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Fall has finally arrived in South Central Florida! With fall comes cool mornings and evenings bringing us relief from summer’s heat and humidity. I’m sitting on my back deck typing this under a cloudless blue sky with a gentle breeze blowing. Heavenly! Ms. Tigger napping during breakfast on my back deck surrounded by plants and flowers. Also, with fall comes a flurry of activity in the Tampa Bay Area. For me, this entails preparing for

Summer Splendors: The Art of Rose Marie Prins and her Morean Arts Center Students

Posted by admin on  August 8, 2019

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Jose Rodeiro and me posing with “Meditation on Oceans and Rivers,” mixed media on canvas, 48 x 24 inches. Some of my current and recent Morean Arts Center students and I had an exhibition at the Gilbert Chapel Gallery in downtown St. Petersburg, from July 13 to 28. The St. Pete First Art Collective, spearheaded by my former painting student Gina White, were the curators. They did a great job combining works in many styles and