Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Original Contemporary Abstract Seascape Art Painting "Emerald Waters" by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life

Original painting on 30"x24"x1.5" gallery wrapped canvas.

 The paint flow continue around the sides for a beautiful finish.

This painting is ready to hang.

Click HERE  for more info.

VISIT MY WEBSITE WWW.KIMBERLYCONRADFINEART.COM


  Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Palette Knife Floral Painting, Flower Art, "English Peonies II- Vintage Floral Series" by Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad


8"x 8" Oil on 300 lb Prepared Textured Archival Paper

This painting was inspired by my recent trip to London.
The city was full of flower markets lush with peonies, my favorite flower.
 
Click HERE for purchase info.

Visit http://KimberlyConradfineArt.com

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
Boarding House Studio Galleries
220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
Denver, CO 80203

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Ocean, Abstract Seascape Painting,Coastal Art , Expressionism "GULF FLOW" by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Kimberly Conrad



These small paintings on paper frame beautifully as shown below.

6"x10" Acrylic on 140 lb Watercolor paper/Available

$65

Click HERE to purchase.

View more of my work at www.kimberlyconradfineart.com









  Thought for today....

 Storms make trees take deeper roots.

 Unknown


  Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Ocean, Abstract Seascape Painting,Coastal Art , Expressionism "ROYAL WATERS II" by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Kimberly Conrad



This painting was inspired by my recent trip this past spring to the Caribbean.

These small paintings on paper frame beautifully as shown below.

6"x10" Acrylic on 140 lb Watercolor paper/Available

$65

Click HERE to purchase.

View more of my work at www.kimberlyconradfineart.com









  Thought for today....

 You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.

 Unknown


  Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting "Royal Waters III" by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad





FRESH OFF THE EASEL

 Seascape Painting

  6"x10"  Acrylic on 140 lb watercolor paper/Available

  $65.00

 Click HERE to purchase.

 Visit http://kimberlyconradfineart.com to view more of my work.

 Visit http://coastallivingart.com to view my SEASCAPES.


A Thought For Today.....

If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.

Lao Tzu



 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Ocean, Abstract Seascape Painting,Coastal Art , Expressionism "CARIBBEAN WATERS II" by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Kimberly Conrad



This painting was inspired by my recent trip this past spring to the Caribbean.

These small paintings on paper frame beautifully as shown below.

5"x7" Acrylic on 140 lb Watercolor paper/Available

$37.50

Click HERE to purchase.

View more of my work at www.kimberlyconradfineart.com








 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Ocean, Abstract Seascape Painting,Coastal Art , Expressionism "CARIBBEAN SPLASH IV" by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Kimberly Conrad



This painting was inspired by my recent trip this past spring to the Caribbean.

These small paintings on paper frame beautifully as shown below.

6"x10" Acrylic on 140 lb Watercolor paper/Available

$65.00

Click HERE to purchase.

View more of my work at www.kimberlyconradfineart.com








 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Ocean, Abstract Seascape Painting,Coastal Art , Expressionism "CARIBBEAN DREAMS" by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Kimberly Conrad



This painting was inspired by my recent trip this past spring to the Caribbean.

These small paintings on paper frame beautifully as shown below.

6"x10" Acrylic on 140 lb Watercolor paper/Available

$65.00

Click HERE to purchase.

View more of my work at www.kimberlyconradfineart.com








 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Monday, July 10, 2017

Ocean, Abstract Seascape Painting,Coastal Art , Expressionism "Deep Caribbean Splash II" by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Kimberly Conrad


This painting was inspired by my recent trip to the Caribbean.

The photo below was taken from the balcony of my room on the cruise ship..this photo is unaltered, can you believe that gorgeous Royal color?

Acrylic on 24"x24"x1.5" Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available

Click HERE for more info.

View more of my work at www.kimberlyconradfineart.com







 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Friday, July 7, 2017

Abstract Landscape,Sunset Art Painting "Soft Reflections II" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad


Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life"

 FRESH OFF THE EASEL....

 16"x20"x7/8" Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available

 This painting is wired and ready to hang.

 Click Here for more info.

 Visit http://KimberlyConradfineArt.com

To view my latest SEASCAPES, visit http://CoastalLivingArt.com


A Thought for Today......

"Every morning you are handed 24 golden hours. They are one of the few things in this world that you get free of charge. If you had all the money in the world, you couldn't buy an extra hour. What will you do with this priceless treasure?"

Unknown





Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
Boarding House Studio Galleries
220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
Denver, CO 80203

Monday, July 3, 2017

Abstract Landscape Painting,Sunset "Blazing Sky Reflected X" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad


Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring color Into Your Life" 



 16"x20"x1.5" Gallery Wrapped Original Painting/Available

 Click HERE for more info.

 Visit http://KimberlyConradFineArt.com to view more of my work.

 Visit http://CoastalLivingArt.com to view my SEASCAPES

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
Boarding House Studio Galleries
220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
Denver, CO 80203
303.881.2258

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Impressionist Oil Painting, Still Life,Tulips, "Mosaic Tulips-Pink- Vintage Floral Series" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad






16"x12" Oil on Canvas/Available

Click HERE for purchase info.

Also available framed as shown below





Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
Boarding House Studio Galleries
220 East 7th Ave (Governor's Park) Denver, CO
80203
303.881.2258

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Abstract Expressionism Painting,Coastal Abstract "Coastal Abstract #10" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad




11"x14" Acrylic on 246 lb archival paper

These paintings on 246 lb archival paper frame beautifully. This piece will fit a standard 11x14 frame,or may be matted and framed to a larger size.

Click HERE for pricing.

 Visit http://kimberlyconradfineart.com to view more of my work.

 Visit http://coastallivingart.com to view my SEASCAPES.




 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting Beach Art Coastal Decor "A Song From the Gulf" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad


FRESH OFF THE EASEL....

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your life"

If you are not familiar with my work, please visit one of my websites below!!


My paintings are poured, I use no sketches or brushes!!


If you live in Colorado, feel free to stop into my gallery and see this lovely piece in person.


 30"x40"x7/8"" Poured Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas

 Click HERE for more info.


 Visit http://KimberlyConradFineArt.com to view more of my work.

 Visit http://CoastalLivingArt.com to view my SEASCAPES

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
Boarding House Studio Galleries
220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
Denver, CO 80203
303.881.2258

Friday, June 23, 2017

Original Contemporary Abstract Expressionism Paintings, "Moving Metals- Cerulean II" Colorado Contemporary Abstract Artist Kimberly Conrad



Original painting on wrapped canvas.This painting is wired and ready to hang. It has a companion piece, which is posted below but can certainly stand on it's own.


18"x18"x1.5" Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas

$650.00/Free shipping within the U.S.

Click HERE for purchase info.

View my work at https://kimberlyconradfineart.com

  Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Governer's Park)
 Denver, CO 80203
 303.881.2258





Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Moving Metals-Cerulean,Original Contemporary Abstract Expressionism Paintings,Colorado Contemporary Abstract Artist Kimberly Conrad



Original painting on wrapped canvas.This painting is wired and ready to hang. It has a companion piece, which is posted below but can certainly stand on it's own.


18"x18"x1.5" Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas

$650.00/Free shipping within the U.S.

Click HERE for purchase info.

View my work at https://kimberlyconradfineart.com

  Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Governer's Park)
 Denver, CO 80203
 303.881.2258





Sunday, June 18, 2017

Mixed Media Fine Art Painting, Italian Architecture "The Secrets of Cortona" by International Abstract Artist Kimberly Conrad


My favorite part of my recent trip to Italy was the time I spent in the magical town of Cortona. I took hundreds of photos of architecture, especially the WALLS while in Italy.

This piece was inspired by a photo I took on a walking tour of Cortona in the oldest part of the town. The outsides of these structures (all occupied) looked as if they were crumbling and many had rusted metal from who knows what exposed, but we were assured that the interiors were beautifully restored and modern!!

Oh the stories and secrets those walls would tell if they could talk!! And yes...the metal grill was actually slightly crooked on the wall and a rusted key was also really on the wall!!

24"x24"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas

Click HERE for more info on this piece.

The photo that inspired this piece is shown below.




 Visit http://KimberlyConradFineArt.com to view other Kimberly Conrad paintings.

A Thought for Today....

Travel brings power and love back into your life.
 Rumi


  Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203
 303.881.2258























Abstract Seascape,Beach, Ocean Coastal Living Decor "The Sea Cried Out VI" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad


Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life"





 Seascape Painting

 48"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas

 Click HERE  for  more info.

 Visit http://kimberlyconradfineart.com to view more of my work.

 Visit http://coastallivingart.com to view my SEASCAPES.


A Thought for Today....

"Work joyfully and peacefully , knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results."

James Allen


 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Art Painting "Into The Deep" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad


 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" 

 FRESH OFF THE EASEL....

 36"x24"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available

 Click HERE for more info.

 To view more of my work, visit http://KimberlyConradFineArt.com 

 To view my SEASCAPES, visit http://CoastalLivingArt.com


Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
Boarding House Studio Galleries
220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
Denver, CO 80203

Friday, June 16, 2017

Italian Architecture, Mixed Media Fine Art Painting, "IF WALLS COULD TALK- CORTONA" by International Abstract Artist Kimberly Conrad



The "Walls of Italy" is a brand new series inspired by photos I took of the walls and architecture on my recent trip to Italy, more specifically in the town of  Cortona. This painting also represents the oldest part of town where the outer walls of the buildings were dilapidated- and many years/layers were exposed. These buildings were all occupied, and our guide assured us that the insides had been beautifully renovated, and decorated. 

This is the third piece in the series. View the first two HERE

30"x19"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas

Click HERE for more info on this piece.

 Visit http://KimberlyConradFineArt.com to view other Kimberly Conrad paintings.

 Oh how I miss Italy!! Especially Cortona!!







A Thought for Today....


Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life.
 

Anna Akhmatova



  Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Governer's Park)
 Denver, CO 80203
 303.881.2258


Thursday, June 15, 2017

Coastal Abstract Seascape Painting,"Deeper Still" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad


 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" 

 SPRING SALE.....

 32"x20"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available

Click HERE to purchase.

 To view more of my work, visit http://KimberlyConradFineArt.com 

 To view my SEASCAPES, visit http://CoastalLivingArt.com

 A Thought for Today.....

"A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor"


 Unknown

 Hmm....words for life!

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
Boarding House Studio Galleries
220 East 7th Ave (Governer's Park)
Denver, CO 80203

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Abstract Expressionist Palette Knife Art Painting "Bladeworks # 139" Bladeworks Series by International Abstract Artist Kimberly Conrad


14"x11"  Palette Knife Acrylic on 140 lb Watercolor Paper.

Frames beautifully in a standard 11'x14" frame from your local frame, art or craft shop, no custom framing expense.

$117.00 Purchase Here


A Thought for today.....
Today is not just another day.
It's a New Opportunity,
Another Chance,
A New beginning,
Embrace It.
-KUSHANDWIZDOM


Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
Boarding House Studio Galleries
220 East 7th Ave (Governor's Park)
Denver, CO 80203 303.881.2258 

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Ocean, Abstract Seascape Painting, Beach, Coastal Art "BEACH BASH SALE #38-Gulf Days Series" by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Kimberly Conrad



Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life"


 Seascape Painting

 5"x7" Acrylic on 140 lb Watercolor Paper/Available

 These little pieces frame beautifully.

 $30.00  Special Sale through May 31st

 Click HERE to purchase.

 Visit http://kimberlyconradfineart.com to view more of my work.


Monday, May 29, 2017

Aspen Tree Painting,Abstract Landscape "Aspens in Winter" by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

                       


Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" 

Original abstracted aspen tree painting on 48"x36"x1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. This painting is wired and ready to hang..

Click HERE for more info.

 Visit http://KimberlyConradFineArt.com to view more of my work... See Closeups below...





Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting,Coastal Art "Speak Softly to Me" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your life"


FRESH OFF THE EASEL.....



 20"x16"x1.5"" Acrylic on Canvas

 Click HERE  for  more info.

 Visit http://kimberlyconradfineart.com to view more of my work.

 Visit http://coastallivingart.com to view my SEASCAPES.

A Thought For Today.....


The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.

Alexander K Trenfor








 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Abstract Seascape,Coastal Living Decor,Beach Art "The Sea Cried Out IV" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life"


FRESH OFF THE EASEL....


 Seascape Painting

 30"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas

 Click HERE  more info.

 Visit http://kimberlyconradfineart.com to view more of my work.

 Visit http://coastallivingart.com to view my SEASCAPES.


 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Contemporary Seascape Abstract Beach Art Coastal Art Painting "Gentle Tide II" by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad






 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life"

 Seascape Painting

 24"x36"x1" Acrylic on Canvas

 Click HERE  more info.

 Visit http://kimberlyconradfineart.com to view more of my work.

 Visit http://coastallivingart.com to view my SEASCAPES.



 A Thought for Today......

My soul is full of longing
for the secret of the sea,
and the heart of the great ocean
sends a thrilling pulse through me.” 

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
Boarding House Studio Galleries
220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
Denver, CO 80203

303.881.2258

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Abstract Seascape,Beach, Ocean Waves Coastal Living Decor "A Beautiful Storm VII" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad








 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life"


 Seascape Painting

 24"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas

 Click HERE  to view a large image of this painting.

 Visit http://kimberlyconradfineart.com to view more of my work.

 Visit http://coastallivingart.com to view my SEASCAPES.



 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Contemporary Seascape,Abstract Beach Art, "Beach Dreams-Azurean and Gold IV" by Colorado Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad






Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life"

Original 11"x14" poured acrylic abstract beach seascape painting on 140 lb archival paper.


$110.00

Click HERE to purchase.

Visit http://CoastalLivingArt.com to view my seascapes.

Visit http://KimberlyConradfineArt.com to view more of my work.

This painting is available...it will fit a standard sized 11"x14 " frame, or may be matted and framed to a larger size, glass is optional, not needed.


Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
Boarding House Studio Galleries
220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
Denver, CO 80203
303.881.2258

Monday, May 8, 2017

Ocean, Abstract Seascape Painting, Beach, Coastal Art "Caribbean Green-CARIBBEAN SERIES" by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Kimberly Conrad



 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life"

 Seascape Painting

 6.25"x10.5" Acrylic on 140 lb watercolor paper.

 $75.00

 Click HERE  for to purchase.

 Visit http://kimberlyconradfineart.com to view more of my work.

 Visit http://coastallivingart.com to view my SEASCAPES

I has so much fun giving away a painting a week last month, that I decided to do it again this month!!

Below is this week's giveaway....






To enter the drawing, just visit my Facebook art page  HERE and leave a comment under the special giveaway post!! The FREE painting will go up each Monday, and the winner will be announced each Saturday!!

In conjunction, I have a special sale on my website, my 5"x7" paintings are $30.00 through May 30th!! 
  New pieces will be added daily HERE



 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Capitol Hill)
 Denver, CO 80203

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Contemporary Abstract Expressionism Painting, Green Art, "Organic Abstracts-Green IV" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad



Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life"

  
24"x18"x1.5" Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available

 This painting is wired and ready to hang.

 Click Here for more info.

 Visit http://KimberlyConradfineArt.com

 Thoughts for Today.....


"Every thought we think is creating our future"
Louise Hay


"As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he"
GOD



 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Governor's Park) Denver, CO
 80203 303.881.2258

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Oh Wait...I AM living my Dream Life!!!!! An Artist's Journey with Kimberly Conrad

A few days ago I met with one of my life coaches.

Yes life coaches do need their own life coaches, at least this one does! 

 I've finally accepted with only a modicum of shame the label "Super Creative"! 

I am a Super Creative!!

 I've had well-meaning friends over the years say "just pick something... pick one thing and go with it why do you have to do everything?"

 Well I'm just not made that way...like so many of you reading this... I simply must do it all!!

Unfortunately, having my hands in so many creative endeavors means a great deal of time sitting at my desk, as most creative endeavors have a demanding administrative side.

My recent pattern has been more time on the business side and my creative soul is screaming for release !! I was whining a bit about this to her. (my coach)

 She asked what a dream day for me would be, and this is what I said ... 

 "A dream day for me as an artist, a super creative, goes something like this.... 

I'd sleep in until I was ready to wake up naturally.... no alarm clock. 

I would NOT check my email from my iphone while still in bed to see how quickly I needed to get to my desk to put out the latest fire!

I would NOT stop at my desk on the way to the kitchen, in fact on a dream day, I would NOT visit my desk at all!!

I'd mosey to the kitchen and make a perfect cappuccino, sit for a bit in my big leather chair ... have a time of prayer and meditation with a lap full of my furry friends... and then ponder for just a few moments how I'd like to spend my creative day.

The options are endless....

Maybe.... I'll drive into the city to my beautiful gallery. It's a pretty inspiring place to be and most often something magical happens when I'm there. There are other creative's in the building... maybe I'll flutter from room to room to see what they're working on. Most likely we'll end up in some cool conversation that leaves us all more inspired.






Or.... just across the hall from my gallery is my city studio. I could go in there, crank the music up and pour a great big beautiful painting..... one that somebody will certainly purchase the very next day -giggle...but REALLY!




Or.... I could choose to paint at home in my cozy basement studio with my lovely little fireplace and my furry friends curled up on their bed beside my easel.







Or.... I could sit and play my piano... see what music unfolds, what beautiful new lyrics are waiting to be written... yes I am a musician.

Or....... I can tackle my folder of my children's book manuscripts, that have been patiently waiting for years for my beloved return...yes...I write as well....yikes...in my head I said that sheepishly, almost apologetically (I guess I need some more work there... YES!!!!! IT's OKAY for me to do it all!)

Or........ I can go to a coffee shop and pen something new because every writer knows it's easier to start something new than to finish what you're stuck on. The coffee shop option I must admit doesn't have nearly as much appeal to me now that I have my own little nespresso machine.
 I make the BEST Lattes ever! Whenever my kids visit, the first thing they ask for is a Latte. The say I have ruined Starbucks for them. I digress.....




Or.........I could meet up with other super creatives and we could eat and drink wine and talk about how lucky we are and how we have the best jobs ever!! We could reminisce over our trip to Italy last year...and how we really, really DO have the BEST jobs ever.


(Some of my traveling buddies)






So many wonderful choices and no time restraints.... my dream day."

That was my answer in full!

So...I worked late into the night last night hoping for a creative day today with minimal computer time, and went to bed with every intention of driving into the city today and spending the day at my gallery. I thought I'd sit in quiet and do a little writing then run across the hall for some painting...then back to write...then back to paint...that was my creative plan.

I woke up later than usual ( because I worked into the wee hours)....to a cozy warm house and softly falling snow...



I moseyed to the kitchen, made a perfect cappuccino, sat in my big leather chair with a lap full of furry friends, listened to something inspirational, had a time of prayer and meditation.....then sat for a bit longer pondering what my creative soul wanted to do most today. I knew immediately I didn't want to drive into the city on 2 highways in the snow...it wasn't a lot of snow....just a sprinkle...but I just wasn't feeling it...and part of a dream day is the luxury of being able to totally change your mind and go in a new direction.

I decided to go to Barnes and Noble and write....

I was asked last year to contribute to a wonderful new book by a fabulous artist and though I've started a few times.... I've been dragging my feet at finishing... not because I don't want to do it... I'm thrilled to be part of this wonderful project, but I didn't want to do this in bits and pieces. I wanted to have a large block of time to just immerse myself in it, without distraction....so that's what I did today....

 And I realized as I was driving home...

 I just lived my dream day... and guess what?

 It's not over yet!! It's only 8 o'clock and I'm heading downstairs to paint!!

 TODAY, I lived one of my DREAM days!:) How lucky am I??
 It's funny I could have lived it...yet missed that I lived it!!!!

( I must confess this post did not magically appear, I did have to enlist the help of my computer...and I did send three emails today...but all in all, still pretty darn blissful!)




 Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art Gallery
 Boarding House Studio Galleries
 220 East 7th Ave (Governor's Park)
 Denver, CO 80203 303.881.2258