If I had to describe myself with one word it would be artist - a visual artist and an artist with words. My artwork is included in Ohio Online Visual Arts Registry. I'm working with various galleries in the Midwest to promote my oil paintings and abstract light photography.

 

Inspirations for Home Design

 

PLACES

Travel has always inspired me. Watch for more posts with links to select travel stories.  You will find *DESIGN INSPIRATIONS listed below the travel commentary.

SHOPPING STRATEGIES

Strategic Shopping – Overseas - Beyond Regional

Auctions – Buying and Selling Antiques - Comments and Essays

SHOPPING FOR DECORATIVE ACCENTS:

European Folk Art - Hamtramck, MI – Polish Heritage

Exotic Arabian Accents – Dearborn, MI – Arab American Museum

Colorful Indian Decor – Chicago, IL – Devon Street

Mid-Century Modern – Columbus, OH – Short North Art District

Architectural Elements - Cincinnati, OH

Crafts – Kentucky Crafts - Berea 

Antiques - Hocking Hills, OH

Antiques – Cowan’s Auctions - Cincinnati, OH

COLOR INSPIRATIONS:

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum – Ann Arbor, MI

Colorful Indian Fabrics – Chicago, IL – Devon Street

SIMPLIFY:

Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill - Harrodsburg, KY

Japanese Garden – Dawes Arboretum - Newark, OH

        As a travel writer it is my responsibility to select the best places, events, and experiences to present to you. Most travel has been on my own though some has occurred on sponsored press trips. Travel listings here will be more informal than my published articles.

 

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