Thoughts on pandemics

June 28, 2021

It’s been over a year and half since the pandemic started. My thoughts go to the natives of this hemisphere who suffered pandemic after pandemic with the arrival of the Europeans.  They had no resistance to influenza, measles, chicken pox, and tuberculosis to name a few diseases that came with colon…

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Isolation and Social Distancing

October 28, 2020

I’ve been reflecting on isolation and social distancing that we are all undergoing.  As an artist, I am very comfortable being on my own and naturally an introvert who doesn’t do much social interaction.  In looking over my work, I found this image I did while living in New York City of a young woma…

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February birthdays!

February 16, 2020

February is a month of many birthdays in my family. My daughter, Cynthia Marie, is the first February baby.  Her day is February 12. February 16 is my brother’s, Richard Robles.  In my immediate family, he was the only boy in a sea of girls and he got special treatment because of it.  His first name…

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My language is not dead

February 12, 2020

This was written awhile back but now that graves that have been desecrated again on the island of Boriken aka Puerto Rico, it still holds true.  We even now have scientific proof with DNA studies that the native people of the island are not extinct, just within our hearts and souls. ________________…

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Bubbles of Perception and Cosmic Strands

February 3, 2020

The three Cosmic Strands watercolors have been with me for a very long time and I knew the right home for them would be found someday.  They have been with me through countless moves and changes in my life.  I always felt that they would be best in a corporate setting.  A dear friend and colleague,…

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Jewelry, books, and posters—Oh my!

February 3, 2020

As a working artist, my work doesn’t just appear in art shows, galleries or museums.  I’ve even shown artwork in restaurants, libraries, conferences, offices, and book stores. My work has been seen on book covers and posters, as well as available in other physical objects. Most recently I was asked…

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My digital art journey

December 28, 2019

I have been doing some type of artwork ever since I could hold a pencil, crayon or whatever else could make mark on some type of surface.  Some of my favorite times have been in art school and doing assignments using very traditional tools and techniques.  In fact, I took a course on ancient art tec…

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My artwork in NYC!

December 8, 2019

When one of your dreams comes true, it’s sometimes hard to believe. I’ve been showing my work since forever and one of my goals was to show in a well known New York City gallery.  Now my work will be in two New York galleries in December! I was invited to participate in the “Cave of the Stars “Urban…

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Watercolor painting entitled "Thoughts"

A man of mystery

December 2, 2019

Thoughts A man of mystery once entered my life at a moment when I was on the verge of a discovery that I didn’t realize was coming to me until he left my soul bruised and battered. He crept into my life in that silent way — a man who knew what he wanted and was not going to let anything or anyone g…

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What a Year! and Thank You!

November 25, 2019

Naomi Ayala and Elizabeth Bruce viewing the works in the gallery. What a year! 2019 has been a very exciting and productive year for my art work, highlighted by the success of my latest exhibit at the Nonprofit Village, Finding Meaning in Earth and Spirit. On September 29th, I welcomed a house full…

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