Sierra Dawn Art Studio is seeking entries for its first online group exhibition, entitled “Place”. The exhibition will explore how new or unfamili...

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Call For Art

Over half a year now in the big city, and I’m finally starting to get the hang of it. Winter was brutally long and I thought I’d never fee...

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Spring in New York

Many of you know I recently decided to challenge myself to do a painting every single day until Christmas and call it the Advent Calendar Challenge! ...

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14 Paintings in 14 Days

Over the past year, I’ve been developing my own technique and approach to art-making.  It’s unique and most people have trouble figuring ...

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A Peek at my Technique

Amazingly, this was my third trip to Paris. (There are a certain amount of lofty perks when dating a foreigner.) But this time I got to show my Mom al...

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La Vie in Paris

My Mom and I flew from Rome to Dublin, not exactly sure what to expect from Ireland. For sure there’d be lots of green and a fun accent. Oh, and...

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Adventures in Ireland

Here goes, Cortona Round 3! I was immensely fortunate enough study for a semester in a little hill-top Tuscan town called Cortona (featured in the boo...

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Tuscan Dreams

Matera, Italy is in the off-the-beaten-path region of Basilicata in Southern Italy.  We choose to go there for it’s unique history and exceptio...

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Mysteries of Matera, Italy

I can now say I’ve been to Sicily! I’ve only gotten a taste but I know enough to want to come back one day. My mom and I visited Taormina ...

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Sweet Sicily

Hey guys! This is the exciting first step into a new beginning for Sierra Dawn Art Studio and I’m glad you are a part of it! I have BIG ideas fo...

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