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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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EXPO 2015 Milano Poetry Translations

 Da Ischia L’Arte Here’s some fun news: The Italian poetry anthology “Da Ischia L’Arte,” written by Bruno Mancini and Roberta Panizza, in which several of my translations appeared, was featured at EXPO Milano 2015, where over 20 million visitors attended! … Continue reading

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PURPLE IRIS

PURPLE IRIS PURPLE IRIS 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 16″x20″ acrylic on one-inch thick wrapped canvas can be purchased … Continue reading

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TROPICAL TRINITY

TROPICAL TRINITY   TROPICAL TRINITY 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 and sipping a smoothie made from bananas and pineapples … Continue reading

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HARVESTING POPPIES IN TUSCANY

HARVESTING POPPIES IN TUSCANY In HARVESTING POPPIES IN TUSCANY I wanted to celebrate the Italian farmers who for hundreds of centuries have tended their land with a deep love and respect from sun-up to sun-down. The original 11”x14” acrylic on … Continue reading

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HANGIN LOOSE

  HANGIN LOOSE When the waves are flat and you can’t “Hang Ten,” There’s always other enjoyable ways to “Hang Loose!”  In this painting, I conjured up a serene day on the islands. I’m not a fan of wishy-washy muted … Continue reading

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