This page has a rotating display showing my work currently on view.
The Thrive Rec Center has 1 of my works on display ("Wagon Wheel, Ghost Ranch").
The City of Frisco has chosen my watercolor image of "1925 Packard" to appear on one of the banners in the Rail District 29
Sept-25 Feb. There are 20 artists included from a field of 200!
The Main Street Cafe is featuring 6 of my larger pieces (some are canvas prints of watercolors and acrylics) from 14 Nov to
FORT WORTH, TX:
Come see my "Wrinkled in Time" at the Society of Watercolor Artists Juried Membership Exhibition at the University of North
Texas Health Science Center in the Atrium Art Gallery. The show runs 7 Oct-18 Nov. The juror is Tim Oliver.
The Visuasl Arts Society of TX is showing two of my works at the 175-Mile Exhibition at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
between 8 Dec-17 Feb. Juror was James Humphrey. One is a textile design round weaving, "Feather Dance, Ghost Ranch" and the other is a watermedia "Green with Envy."
What's happening in 2024
24 January, 2-4pm I am scheduled to give a demo for the Paris Art Club in Paris, TX.
February 7 I will be the demo artist at the Visual Arts Society of Texas in
Denton. I'll be using watercolor and ink.
It will be here before you know it! My Art Adventures Abroad returns to Perigord Retreats in Southern France for the 3rd time! Our dates are 15-24
September 2024. It's always a small group, so let me know if you
are interested! There are plenty of charming villages for our daily outings (and a prehistoric cave with paintings)! Registration has already begun!
GHOST RANCH, NM
The 19th Ghost Ranch Workshop/ Retreat is on the books! Plan
to join us Sunday, 27 October-Saturday, 2 November, 2024.
Looking forward to 2025!
We are back to Europe in 2025. Get on Darla's contact list for the first notice of when and where!
Some of my 2023 news!
"Bus Stop Buddies, Birmingham, England" won 1st place, watercolor, at the Richardson Civic Art Society's 57th Membership Juried Exhibition at the Eisemann Performance Hall in
In May I was the Pop-Up Artist, Wayne Ferguson Plaza for the City of
ART OF THE MONTH WINNER
My "Candy Tuft Blooms, Ghost Ranch" watercolor won 2nd place Art of the
Month, Society of Watercolor Artists.
The Richardson Civic Art Society had me as a demo artist for the 21 March meeting. The program was "Ink and
Watercolor...On the Go!"
MY NEW BOOK:
I have written and published a 28-page book, "Making an Art Journal...as You Travel. How-to Ideas with Darla
Anyone who accompanies me on my Annual Art Adventures Abroad will receive one as a gift.
See more on the Public Art tab above
My mural of Denton was selected by Wal-Mart for their public art project to install murals in their stores. "Vibe of
Denton, Texas" was chosen for the Loop 288 Super Wal Mart location, where it is now installed. The design is posted under the Public Art tab.
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
City of Grand Prairie Public Art Program has three of my watercolor images transferred with vinyl wrap to traffic signal boxes. In 2019 my "Tangled Tulips" watercolor was installed at the intersection
of Carrier Parkway at Hill St, in 2018 "Red Dragons" was selected for the intersection of Carrier Parkway and Arkansas Street and in 2022 "Hearts Abound" was installed at Westchester and S Carrier
The installation of "The Trinity", a public art sculpture outside the Patterson-Appleton Art Center in Denton at Hickory and
Bell Ave at the main entrance is complete. A collaboration of many artists, it consists of turned wood, lettering, poetry, collage, fused and stained glass.
I am the Past President
of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth, TX. Check out this terrific watercolor association at
Each year several art suppliers generously help support my Ghost Ranch Workshop by sending wonderful materials for our use. Presently, our sponsors for the Fall 2023
UN-Traditional workshop/retreat are shown below.