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“Dance of the Fall Leaves” Jewelry Available!

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 »

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The Latest Rain and Garden Boot – “Sun and Moon”

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 »

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Indigo transformed into FUN Cowboy Boot!

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!  

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Snowflake Sonata – now a Lovely Scarf at Department Stores

It is always so fun to see one of my artworks transformed into a lovely scarf – and Snowflake Sonata did not disappoint!

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“Roulettes” Abstract Art Rainboot

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 »

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“Country Autumn” makes a Lovely Rainboot!

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 »

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Introducing the “Indigo Blue” Traditional Rainboot!

  Bring on the Rain!  I know I will enjoy wearing this rainboot based on my “Indigo” artwork! Available on Amazon.

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M. Nicole van Dam art at Santa Barbara City Hall for Nearly a Decade

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 »

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“Indian Autumn” Scarf Now Sold at National Department Store

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 »

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TV Interview Being Filmed July 6!

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 »

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My “Tempo” Show Coming Soon at the iconic Ojai Art Center!

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 »

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“Bench at Giverny” Scarf at National Department Store

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 »

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“Chef at the Farmer’s Market” Scarf Selling at National Department Stores

                  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 »

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Peony Parade

                      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 »

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Delft

                      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 »

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Roulettes

                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 »

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My Art Part of a National Facebook Christopher & Banks Contest!

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 »

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Indigo

                      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 »

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Christopher & Banks Department Stores Now Selling M. Nicole van Dam Scarves!

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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Spanish Rose

Spanish Rose celebrates the lively romance of the Spanish dance.  This work was inspired by Flamenco dancing first, but as I researched Spanish dance I learned that there is much more to Spanish dancing – including Bolero, Fandango, Paso doble, more »

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