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Vincent had been on my mind lately, a lot. I always knew he was troubled, my intuition was telling me he was even more in chaos than usual. Every night as I closed my eyes his creased unhappy face would fill my inner eyes, haunting my sleep. I dreamed of him often, and one dream in particular stands out in my memory. Though in reality he was an ocean away, in this visitation he and I were walking the streets of New Haven. We were mostly silent, each in our own chaotic inner world that accompanied us everywhere, when we found ourselves standing in front of one of the large Gothic windows set in the old original art gallery of Yale University. Vincent stopped and gazed up at the many-colored panes, clearly taken with their chaotic beauty. He began pacing agitatedly, a few steps to the left, a few steps to the right, all the while muttering and giving forth an occasional Ah... In the dream I said nothing, knowing that he was mentally constructing an image of how this window would look on a canvas. Though the day was somewhat raw and gloomy, it was clear that Vincent was completely unaware of the dampness carried in the air and the occasional bite of the wind. Finally, as though a film reel had broken, he came back to the present, looked at me and said, Shall we walk on? We did, occasionally exchanging a remark about a storefront window or someone passing by, until we came to a small caf. Let us have something warm, Vincent suggested, opening the door and gesturing me inside.We sat by a window and watched the passersby, all of whom were, as Vincent had not been, aware of the chill in the air, for they all hurried along to wherever it was they were going with no dawdling or stopping to make an observation of anything. As we waited for coffee and pastry, Vincent produced a folded sheet of paper and a pencil from somewhere inside his shabby coat and, unfolding the paper, proceeded to make n
Hello and welcome to my portfolio; I hope the year is treating you gently.
I am a self-taught photographer and digital artist. I have been shooting photos for over 30 years and digitally painting them for nearly ten. Many pieces have been featured in both print and online journals, and five of my works were licensed by ABC-TV for use as set decor on the show "Desperate Housewives."
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April 25, 2014 ~ My haiku was chosen by the New York Times staff from over 2,800 submitted and sent with their other choices to Marie Howe, state poet of New York. She honored mine along with others and they appeared in both the print and online editions of the paper. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/04/27/nyregion/new-york-city-in-haiku.html
February 26, 2013: An amazing thing happened today - I have been announced as one of the five finalists for a Shorty Award in Art. The Shorty Awards are given to the producers of the best of online social media in a variety of categories and I am honored to be in the running.
August 2, 2012: I am honored to have been showcased in Official Feature Online Entertainment New Magazine in the article "Connecticut’s Artist Expressionist: RC deWinter" highlighting my work in the arts. My thanks to the editors and staff. You can read it here: http://bit.ly/N6z4Yl
May 1, 2012: I am proud and also humbled to have several poems and paintings prominently featured in the First Anniversary Issue of Pink Panther Magazine. See my work on pp 52-57: http://bit.ly/KoMryO Purchase this beautifully produced magazine of women's art and writing here: http://bit.ly/In88Eg Thanks and bright blessings to the marvellous editors of Pink Panther for this extraordinary validation of my work.
April 6, 2012: Thanks to editor/writer Dominic Richardson at ARTbracket for this article on me and my work. http://bit.ly/HrZmDd
My October 2011 solo show at the Arts of Tolland Gallery in Connecticut was a great success. I am greatly honored to be the first digital artist invited to exhibit there. My thanks to the Board for all their help before, during and after the 5-week show.