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TO MARKET

TO MARKET Thank you to International Women Artists for featuring this painting in your Fineartamerica gallery. I am honored to have my work alongside such gifted artists. For me, big bold colors reflect the joys of a tropical island. Taking … Continue reading

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IL PRIMO SETTEMBRE/SEPTEMBER FIRST

by Luciano Somma  On this first day of September, I felt it appropriate to share the poem SEPTEMBER FIRST written by Luciano Somma. As in all of Luciano’s poetry, we feel the sentimental spirit of one of Italy’s foremost poets. … Continue reading

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VENICE – FESTA DEL REDENTORE

Venice – Festa del Redentore The Festa del Redentore, one of the most important traditional events in Venice, commemorates the end of the plague of the 16th century. The annual celebration takes place during the weekend of the third Sunday … Continue reading

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NEW ORLEANS JAZZ – INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

  To celebrate “INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY,” I thought I would bring back my painting: NEW ORLEANS JAZZ. I have always enjoyed the paintings of Marc Chagall. His blend of reality and fantasy makes his unique work sing. Like Chagall, my … Continue reading

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EARTH DAY

EARTH DAY In celebration of Earth Day, I thought I would post my painting of the Pololu Valley Lookout, on the North West corner of the Big Island of Hawaii. Cheers to Mother Earth for bestowing us with this awesome … Continue reading

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APRIL FOOLS

APRIL FOOLS   I decided since today is April Fools Day, I would share a few Italian Proverbs regarding fools. they’re just a little fluff for a light-hearted holiday.   “I pazzi crescono senza innaffiarli.” “Fools grow without watering.”   … Continue reading

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MATERA

MATERA For those adventurous artists who have squeezed the last drop from your yellow ochre and burnt sienna while painting Tuscan sunrises and sunsets, head south. I’m not talking Rome or Naples or Salerno, I mean the Deep South that … Continue reading

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ALLEGRETTO ART – FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING!

  ALLEGRETTO ART – FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING! Extended today, Friday,11/24, until midnight tonight: Eastern Standard Time! Quality giclee prints, greeting cards, tote bags, i-phone cases, throw pillows, etc. I hope you enjoy browsing through my eclectic gallery that ranges from … Continue reading

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TUSCAN TABLE – HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

TUSCAN TABLE – HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I know Thanksgiving seems like it’s all about the food, but we need to take some time to reflect on all those everyday things that we take for granted: a roof over our heads, lights, … Continue reading

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ROMAN TABLE

ROMAN TABLE Those who know me and my art know that color and whimsy are my passions, but once in a blue moon, I’ll dabble in something more traditional. It’s a good exercise, but not nearly as much fun. And … Continue reading

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SPIRIT DAY – SHOW YOUR PURPLE

Today is Spirit Day. Show your “Purple” in support of our LGBTQ brothers and sisters and stand against bullying, hate, and discrimination. We are ALL Mother Earth’s children.  

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TROPICAL FUN GALLERY

TROPICAL FUN GALLERY TROPICAL FUN – Proceeds from all the paintings in my “Tropical Fun Gallery” on Fineartamerica will be donated to the Island Relief Fund. Available for purchase are quality giclee prints, tote bags, beach towels, design pillows, i-phone … Continue reading

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FLOWER POWER

  Flower Power Although I am clearly not a botanical artist, still, I think all flowers are beautiful whether real or imagined, and the bolder the better. The original 11”x14”acrylic on one-inch thick wrapped canvas is available for purchase on … Continue reading

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HAWAIIAN SIGN POSTS TO PARADISE

HAWAIIAN SIGN POSTS TO PARADISE I’m not a fan of wishy-washy, muted colors, and so I played with the vivid Rainbow Coalition colors that speak to me of peace and unity while hanging out in Paradise, sipping a smoothie, and … Continue reading

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SURF’S UP

SURF’S UP – For me, big, bold colors reflect the joys of a tropical island. I wanted to keep this painting as uncomplicated as island life. It’s all about celebrating color and simplicity that speak to me while hanging out … Continue reading

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