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“TUSCAN FARMHOUSE AT SUNSET”

 In “TUSCAN FARMHOUSE AT SUNSET” I wanted to pay homage to the Italian farmers who for hundreds of centuries, from sunup to sundown, have tended their land with a deep love and respect. The original 8�x10� acrylic on canvas painting … Continue reading

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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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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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How Translating One Poem Led To A Profitable Spin-off

How Translating One Poem Led To A Profitable Spin-off Until I stumbled into this little side gig of translating Italian poetry, my idea of poetry didn’t go much further than, “Roses are red…” etc., etc. Occasionally, I read and reread … 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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Allegretto Art – FREE Worldwide Shipping

Allegretto Art – FREE Worldwide Shipping extended today, Saturday, 11/26, until midnight tonight: Eastern Standard Time! Quality giclee prints, greeting cards, tote bags, i-phone cases, throw pillows, etc. A thousand thanks to yesterday’s buyers! I am deeply appreciative and hope … Continue reading

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TROPICAL VIEW

TROPICAL VIEW 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. Quality Giclee prints from greeting card size to … Continue reading

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TROPICAL HARVEST

Tropical Harvest – 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. The original acrylic painting on wrapped canvas … Continue reading

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WAVE WATCH

WAVE WATCH   I’m not a fan of wishy-washy, muted colors, and so I played with the bold vivid colors that speak to me while hanging out in Paradise, sipping a smoothie, and waiting for the waves. The original 8″x10″ … Continue reading

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TUSCAN VIEW

TUSCAN VIEW – I wanted to share my trompe l’oeil painting in honor of the “Festa Della Liberazione” celebrated in Italy today. April 25 is a national Italian holiday commemorating the end of the Italian Civil War and the end … Continue reading

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HAWAIIAN ISLAND LOVE

HAWAIIAN ISLAND LOVE “HAWAIIAN ISLAND LOVE” To all my friends and family and followers here and on my Facebook Page, I appreciate your support for my art and my novel: “Bridge of Sighs and Dreams,” : http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015JRFQE8 BARNES & NOBLE: … Continue reading

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Bridge of Sighs and Dreams on best seller list

So it looks like “7” is my lucky number! Booklocker has listed “Bridge of Sighs and Dreams” at #7 on their print version “Best Seller” list!!! How fun is that?!! I have also received some wonderful reviews on Amazon. All … Continue reading

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