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Solo Show

Solo Show

"Women's March," encaustic with encaustic printed paper, lights, cast wax hands and yarn.  I am pleased to announce that my next solo show will run from August 1st- September 30th, 2022 at the Pollak Gallery, Monmouth University,.400 Cedar Avenue West, Long...

virtual show “She persisted”

I am creating a virtual show of what would have hung this month at Monmouth University ( )https://www.monmouth.edu/mca/event/she-persisted-julia-dzikiewicz/. Once a week, I will publish a video of a painting, so you can see the show without leaving your living...

WETA ARTS

WETA Special Edition I never thought I would be on WETA, especially in the start of the pandemic. I moved out of my studio and into my living room. There, among my cats, I set up an easel and started painting. My husband, the film maker, took the footage as I tried...

How to Make a Mask

Isn't it tiring wearing those same old cloth masks when going out?Want to make a really cool mask instead? When I am not painting in my studio, I am finding time to learn new art techniques. I made these three masks with products from Smooth On . If you want to create...

A world turned upside down

Life for many of us changed during Covid. Here is how I found artistic inspiration in the middle of a pandemic.  Instead of visiting the National Gallery of Art, I dusted off old art books and opened them. As you might guess, I have a couple of books on Frida Kahlo. I...

Organizing your art

So you have a ton of art and want to have some way to know how much you have, where it is, what types you have, what exhibitions are coming up and so on.  I used to keep my work in my basement and made image files of it which I stored on various thumb drives. I had a...

Suffrage Cat

This painting tells the story of Alice Burke and Nell Richardson, who traveled the US to promote Suffrage. On the way, they adopted a black kitten, who they named Saxon, after the manufacturer of their car.