2016 was the first time I had enough onions to braid them.  So I braided them, laid them on Rob’s grandmother’s kosher chopping block, fussed over the composition for at least a week, and set my easel up in the middle of the kitchen to paint them from life.

* Richeson 75 Still Life and Floral Show 2017, meritorious recognition in exhibit catalog, Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI