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Life Drawing in South Jersey

There’s a group of artists that get together and meet monthly for an evening of drawing from life.

Sold. Morgan Lying, Pastel on Paper
Sold. Morgan Lying, Pastel on Paper. c. 2005

I’m not exactly certain of the date this figure drawing group got started but I’ve been drawing with them for about 18 years. I remember first jumping in on a figure drawing night when it was held at the Ocean City Arts League down on 9th and Asbury. Continue reading Life Drawing in South Jersey

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Swing Swag dance designs

Swing dance clothing designs
dance gifts
Swing swag. Dancer gifts

Latest design project: Swing Swag dancer gifts 

It was a natural progression. I got this idea, tried it, lost my  balance. I stepped down on a random note… but I grooved it out and into my dance. Dance designs, of course.

<< This is not an uncommon example of my creative process. Continue reading Swing Swag dance designs

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Visual Art Spotlight at Gateway Playhouse

Jodee Clifford with Connection paintings at Gateway Playhouse
Photo by Jeffrey Schwartz

In October, the Gateway Playhouse in Somers Point, New Jersey further expanded their support of the arts to include featuring the work of a new local visual artist each month. The artwork can be viewed prior to the shows and during intermission and is available for purchase.

I had the opportunity to be the first  artist to show my artwork at the Gateway Playhouse. My connection paintings displayed through the month of October 2017. It’s really exciting to experience the overlap of artists supporting artists. Continue reading Visual Art Spotlight at Gateway Playhouse