Deliberate Mess; Creativity and Cleaning

I used to believe if my Creative Muse was strong enough, she’d overcome all other obstacles; a messy house, loud children, exhaustion stronger than multiple cups of coffee. I played chore hot potato with my husband and willed myself to believe that it was okay when dinner was take-out pizza…. Continue reading »

9 Unusual Tips for a Successful Art Show

Nine Unusual Tips for a Successful Art or Photography Show | DakotaMidnyght.com

I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I set a goal to do an art show. I was not an art major in college, so I had very little experience in showing my work aside from some High School experiences. (And those hardly count.) I certainly never anticipated how much of… Continue reading »

Starving Artist Art Show Tour!

Sooooo… would you believe that I’ve never done a video before? I was super super nervous, but this is for everyone who couldn’t come to the show. You all are wonderful!!! You can see the frame for my bio just behind my head in the first shot… and I’ve included… Continue reading »

Art Print Giveaway!!!

Well, things are getting exciting around here! My Meet and Greet event is this Friday and I’m really looking forward to it. There were two major undertakings to this show (after, of course, just creating the art). The first was actually getting the show up on the walls, which happened… Continue reading »

Octopodes at Play

Octopodes at Play | DakotaMidnyght.com Two enthusiastic octopodes find a lady's trunk at the bottom of the ocean floor... what will they do?!

When this idea popped into my head, I pictured a flurry of items flung about by overly enthusiastic octopodes and raining down on the ocean floor,. (On a side note, apparently while “octopi” is extraordinarily popular, it’s not actually correct since it’s not Latin in origin. Octopuses is apparently the most correct form, but… Continue reading »