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I'm happily married and lucky enough to know it.
Interests: travel, dogs, games, art, animals, old cars, language, cooking, movies, reading, photography, shoes, chickens, clothing, my husband. not in that order.
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The Coffee Connection at Venice and Centinela in Mar Vista is hosting an exhibition of the Danger Dogs starting August 3rd through the 15th (2015). Danger Dogs at the Coffee Connection There are 83 Danger Dogs (and a few Cats)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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The Nepal Art Dogs is teaming up with c.nichols projects in Mar Vista to raise money for two well-established and innovative nonprofits working to provide clean water and shelter to the people of Nepal. We’re organizing an afternoon gathering on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Things happened fast and furious on this trip, but even after the earthquake that decimated the country, the signboard artists stepped up to the plate and gave me some great art. Rascal's final 3 Rascal is immortalized by Sagar Bitsa,... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Even during the worst of times, these Nepali artists have come through with flying prayer flags... Luna the Cat by 3 artists in Kathmandu Luna's final three by Sanjib Rana, Sagar Bitsa and Megh Raj Thapa (clockwise from top left).... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Despite the earthquake, or perhaps because of it, the artist, Sagar Bitsa, is hard at work painting new Danger Dog from Nepal signs - and a few Danger Cats, too. Indie the Pointer as a work in progress by Sagar... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Maharjan has some extra money to build his house, and the Danger Dogs has some lovely new work. His house was badly damaged by the 7.9 earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25, 2015. Now, thanks to a generous Danger... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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I went to pick up some first finals from the artist Nara today. Maharjan, his studio manager had lost his home to Kathmandu's 7.9 earthquake. One of my very great clients who had commissioned a Danger Dog has graciously donated... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj Thapa has been busy, but thankfully he is painting many Danger Dogs and Cats for us, even during these chaotic post-earthquake days in Kathmandu... Megh Raj with Mr. Gracie the Norwegian Forest Cat Here is Megh Raj with... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Hello from Kathmandu. Things are still shaky here after the recent 7.8 earthquake, but the artists of Kathmandu are still painting. Now I know why they call them Danger Dogs. Maharjan's post-quake home Nara's studio manager has lost his home... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Can you believe that this shop is still open? #kathmanduQuake Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Luna is in the catbird seat at Sagar's studio. A very early work in progress. Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Juno's final portrait by Dilip. Painted under shaky conditions in Kathmandu, he did a fine job on this fine dog. Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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LIVE from Kathmandu: Big the Chihuahua Rat Terrier mix as a work in progress by Megh Raj Thapa. Not only are the Nepal Dog artists alive, but they are creating beauty out of chaos. Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Live from Kathmandu: Jimmy and Philly are a pair of handsome Tuxedo Cats and this is their first work in progress by the Kathmandu artist Dilip Niroj. I remember the first time I gave Dilip a Danger Cat portrait and... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Alive from Kathmandu: Big, the Rat Terrier and Chihuahua mix is a work in progress by Dilip Niroj. Dilip is leaving soon to go back to the village, but in the meantime, he is finishing the portraits that I commissioned... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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LIVE from Kathmandu: Juno the Dog by Dilip Niroj. This handsome pup still awaits his lettering, but I have to take my hat off to Dilip. This is a beautiful painting. Stay tuned to hear how you can help Nepal.... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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Dilip says that he was scared to death when the quake hit. He was painting in his studio with the metal doors down and ran outside and hugged the light pole. He is going to the country to take care... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
Thankfully LIVE from Kathmandu. I hope no one reading this ever has to experience a 7.9 quake. Many people have lost their lives in this devastating quake. Many World Heritage Sites have been toppled. Kathmandu has buses, cars, wherever they... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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There are not one, but two chances to see some wonderful Bunny Art in Downtown Los Angeles. First, on Friday, March 27, from 6-9 pm, please come to the opening reception of a group exhibit featuring Bunny Art at the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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FindTheBest.com recently had an article listing the 10 breeds that are going out of style, according to the American Kennel Association. I'd like to show that these findings do not ring true in the world of Danger Dog Art... Dr... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Danger Dog Blog
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This latest trip found an unusual order. A friend with a lovely child asked to have 3 artists paint her young daughter at 3 different ages. Megh Raj Thapa's portrait This photo was taken when the baby girl was 5... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
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It is always fun to see a Danger Dog go from line drawing to a completed portrait. Matilda in an early line drawing by Sagar Matilda is well on her way. Matilda the Chihuahua Some coloring and detail is added... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
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I came across this beautiful native Beware of Dog sign yesterday and it reminded me of the complicated relationship that people have with dogs here in Boudha. Traditional Beware of Dog sign This sign I came across not far from... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj finished with a bang yesterday... Sweet Bella by Megh Raj Sweet Bella's final portrait by Megh Raj is a stunner. It is the perfect shade of green to highlight her tawny coat and bright bouquet. Norman the Mastiff... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
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It is sad to say goodbye to these guys. It is so much fun to go to their studio and see the new works and works in progress. Dixie the Tibetan Terrier by Paras The charming Dixie by Paras' Nepali... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog