Sometimes it’s hard to keep trying; Sometimes it’s hard to keep believing. That’s when you need to ask yourself: When you’re 100 and look back on this moment, what do you want to see?
(M. Nicole van Dam)
So excited to share that my “Dance of the Fall Leaves” earrings design has been licensed and is now for sale! I am so proud and grateful to wear these! Hope you like them too! more »
Just heard the fun news that the latest rainboot is now out with my “Sun and Moon” artwork on it – very FUN! Each pair of boots is sold with a collector card that has a picture of the original more »
I just LOVE this new boot, called “Indigo Blue,” made from my Indigo artwork! So FUN! For sale on Amazon! I’ll be ‘stylin in these!
It is always so fun to see one of my artworks transformed into a lovely scarf – and Snowflake Sonata did not disappoint!
Those of you who know my art well know that I don’t often paint in abstract, so it was quite an honor when one of my abstract artworks, “Roulettes” was licensed as a rainboot. I think it makes an absolutely more »
I had so much fun painting “Country Autumn,” which was inspired by the lovely Fall season in Ithaca, New York, with its amazing Treman and Buttermilk state parks. Every time I wear these boots, I will be reminded of this more »
Bring on the Rain! I know I will enjoy wearing this rainboot based on my “Indigo” artwork! Available on Amazon.
A great memory is having my art at Santa Barbara City Hall for almost a decade – from around 2006 until August 2016, encompassing several mayors and city council members over many years. My artwork “Voting Booth” was the first more »
The “Indian Autumn” design represented a fun challenge for me, and I am thrilled that in addition to being a lovely boot, there is now a beautiful “Indian Autumn” scarf being sold at a national department store, Christopher and Banks. more »
Exciting News – I just learned last night that I will be interviewed July 6 by the engaging George Alger for the award winning Ventura Cable Channel 6 TV – which is the number 1 weekly community cable tv and more »
I am thrilled and honored to have been asked to present a show featuring my writing and art at the lovely Ojai Art Center in July (Saturday July 23 at 2pm). I will be sharing a blend of my art more »
When I shared the various scarf samples with my friends and customers, it seemed like the “Bench at Giverny” scarf earned some lovely ‘ooohs’ and ‘aaahs’ (which mean so much to me – I love watching people react to my more »
Fun news – my Chef at the Farmer’s Market scarf is the latest design to be offered by the Christopher & Banks department stores! Many, many thanks to Christopher & more »
Peony Parade is inspired by what is perhaps my favorite flowers – peonies – with their plump, overstuffed with petals, blossoms. Here in California peonies are difficult to grow more »
Delft is inspired by my Dutch heritage and love of the traditional Dutch Delfy blue and white china. “Delft” features cows enjoying a lazy ‘chat’ amidst a field of more »
Roulettes is my version of roses deconstructed into abstract shapes and fall colors. This also marks my developing a new technique to create thick layers of colors. “Roulettes” is an homage to more »
Wonderful department store Christopher & Banks is running a fun national Facebook contest – the prizes are scarves with my art on them. Enter to win here and have some fun and please cheer on the wonderful folks at Christopher & Banks. more »
Indigo is inspired by blue jeans and paisley. I wanted this artwork to be a play on the casual blue jean and the elegant paisley, pairing them both together more »
I am thrilled THRILLED that the lovely Christopher & Banks department stores are now selling an assortment of scarves with my art on them! Many, many thanks to Christopher & Banks for supporting my art! Here are some of more »
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