TOP NEWS!!! Darla's Art Adventure Abroad to ITALY as well as two Ghost Ranch workshop/retreats were cancelled due to the pandemic. Plans
are in place for 2021. Join us!
Both Ghost Ranch workshop/retreats are scheduled in NM for June and Sept/Oct 2021.
Visit FRANCE with Darla!
Learn to Create a Journal of your travel memories! Come with our small group 8-17 October 2021 when we return to Southern France!
The former Tierney's Tavern and Restaurant has new ownership with a new look and menu! Main Street Cafe shows work by members
of the Visual Arts of Lewisville. I have 3 very large images currently hanging: a textile, an acrylic and a watercolor canvas print (2' x 3') in the west dining room. The address is 208 E Main
Street, open hours 6am-9pm.
My mural of Denton was selected by Wal-Mart for their public art project to install murals in their stores. A specially
designed mural showing the "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. Of course, I haven't
been able to see the real installation yet...
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
I was selected by City
of Grand Prairie Public Art Program to have two 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 and in 2018 "Red Dragons" was selected for the intersection of Carrier
Parkway and Arkansas Street. (Take a peek on the Public Art tab above)
is where I am scheduled 2021!
The 2020 Keller Art Walk scheduled for November in the Old Town West area has been postponed until Nov 2021. I have been chosen
by the City of Keller
to be one of the plein air artists available. I will be showing how to create pen and ink with watercolor on site. More details
My 2020 watercolor demo followed up with a workshop with the Pecan Plantation Art Guild of Granbury has been postponed until
A solo show scheduled in 2020 at the Box Gallery at Royal Lane Baptist Church, Dallas will be rescheduled 2021. Details will be
GHOST RANCH, ABIQUIU, NM in 2021
JUNE and SEPT/OCT
The annual workshop/retreat using mixed medias, with something different each day is scheduled for
13-19 June 2021.
The UN-traditional Watercolor workshop/retreat is set for 26 Sept-2 Oct.Registration forms are available on the Ghost
Ranch tab above.
SOUTHERN FRANCE in October 2021!
You are invited to come along! We had such a marvelous (and delicious) time in Southern France in July 2019 that we are
returning to the same Perigord accomodations in October this year. Details are posted under the Art Abroad tab.
ITALY Umbrian Region is hoped, but no firm dates yet!
The adventure cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic. Check on the Adventures Abroad tab (from the 2020 plans). This will be
updated with specific times and pricing as soon as possible. If you wish to be contacted as plans proceed, let Darla know. It will be a small group.
Some of my 2021 award-winning news!
The Society of Watercolor Artists voted "Golden Bounty" 2nd place for the January Art of the
Visual Arts of Lewisville awarded 2nd place February Art of the Month for "Rainbow Tulips," a
I am the current
President of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth, TX. Check out this terrific watercolor association at
My favorite art is from the ancient civilization of Egypt. Here are some shots from Egypt and Jordan, with more to come. As you move your mouse across each image, the title will appear. Each image
can be enlarged by clicking.