Category Archives: Art right outside my back door. The Big Sunflower River

Depth of Memory through layers of time…

I have always had a sense of longing to know my past, to firmly place myself in another time and feel how that would be for me.  I have a tapestry that I found 35 years ago in a dusty … Continue reading

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Hip, Hip, Hooray….NOT

  I fell on my treadmill last year, and being invincible, I thought it was nothing to worry about.  I just chalked up the pain with walking, to not getting enough exercise; so I walked less and less each day, … Continue reading

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Explorations of subject matter

    The river is high and running, soft brown water edging closer to the top of the bank.  I can hear the soft murmuring of sticks and leaves as they swirl and toss on the surface, glints of summer … Continue reading

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Summer,LongBoats, and Life…

The hiss of summer is close at hand and the feeling of impending heat is becoming suffocating.  I distinctly remember being cold and wishing for warmth; but it seems a distant faded memory now.  The river has risen and fallen … Continue reading

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LongBoat Blue detail by Cathy Hegman

LongBoat Blue is coming along this week..I am working on a series using the boat as a metaphor for traversing through difficult times in life, it is called my LongBoat Series. In each of these paintings I want to convey … Continue reading

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Surfacing the media

      Working mostly on wood panels and canvas, I only get out the paper when I know I will be painting for myself or possibly as an entry in a show.  I  don’t favor one medium over another … Continue reading

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Lost and Adrift

This is the first painting after the loss of my beloved Rocko, I will miss that little dog for the rest of my life.  We grew up and grew old together, he was there for me when no other person … Continue reading

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