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Brand NEW

Happy new year, everyone! 2018 is off to a nice, easy start for me, and I hope that it is the same for you, too. I am in awe of how incredibly eventful the past year has been for me. It’s been a wild hayride getting to start my own art business and straight up […]

Otonarashiku Naru

I recently completed an art commission for a friend and it is one of my all-time favorites.

When did I become an artist?

I’ve been heavily awestruck recently by the wave of artistic events and happenings in my life that I just found myself asking this big question–when did I become an Artist?! No, seriously. Mind Games No. 06 at University Art store in Sacramento, CA   I started asking close friends and loved ones this personal thought […]

Flows like Water

I’ve been doing a lot more watercolor paintings. I must admit, it is pretty sweet. I have been learning to work with the “permanence” of the material and use it to my advantage.  It’s been a lot more freeing to be able to work with watercolor, something I did not expect. With acrylic, I’ve been […]

Summertime Fun

Hi everyone! This summer is currently off to a great start! I’m very elated about some recent good news and progress in my life–new condo, new job, and new art store business. I’m trying to learn from previous mistakes that have caused me much heartache. And so, being older and wiser (now being 30 and […]

Q&As and Interior Demo Photos

Hi everyone! Since the launch of my art store, people have been asking about specific questions related to what the paintings are made of, what certain sizes look like in real life, etc. I hope to address some of these questions in this post! All the paintings for sale in my online art store are […]

YAY!

This week was amazing! Thank you for the love and warmth–the official launch of the D A N E S S A online art store was a success, and I am grateful for all the wonderful people who have supported me. This is just the beginning, so I guess the best is yet to come! I […]

Mental Illness: It’s Not Always What You Think–Art Exhibit

I’ve been very fortunate to have such amazing opportunities to showcase my recent works all month in Downtown and Midtown Sacramento. Thank you to the Sacramento Edelman Group and the Sacramento County Division of Behavioral Health Services! I’m glad to do my part in the fight against mental health stigma and promoting awareness and compassion […]