I am currently working
with Lars Helgeson, PhD, developing a middle grade science
curriculum for my book, Nelson
Telson - The Story of a True Blue Blood,
the perfect STEM for Girls novel. I'll be attending
the International Literacy Association's conference in St.
Louis the weekend of July 18, hoping to spark interest in
the nation's educators.
Getting ready for our annual student show at Bramhall's
Everyone's invited. This year at out opening
reception on May 15, 5-7:00PM, we'll be auctioning off
horseshoe crab apintings to benefit ERDG - Ecological
Research & Development Group whose quest is the
stabilize global horseshoe crab populations.
A tactile work STRUM TONES won honorable
mention in A Different Vision show at the Guild for
the blind and visually impaired over
the month ov May. It was a wonderful
My painting MONSIEUR
X #3 won and honorable mention at the Plymouth Guild's early spring show.
Our 5th Annual Student
Exhibit at PACTV Gallery was a smashing
success with 38 artists of all ages
represented! We raised lots of money to support EndHunger New England,
and Maggie Price's scholarship
I am happy to announce that my paintings, Path Overcast and Town
Brook Aglow were accepted into the Plymouth
Guild's 45th Annual Juried Art Show, and now on display at
the Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North St, Plymouth, MA
until October 28.
Fall classes for kids are after school on Tuesday 4:15 and
Wednesday 3:45. Art as a Verb for adults and kids 12
and up is Monday 4-6PM.
We had a wonderful SUMMER SIX! You can see some of the
student work at the Top
of the World Facebook page. Getting ready for
fall. Contact me, if you are interested in after school
I am honored to announce that my painting Town
Brook Aglow has been juried into the PASTEL
PAINTERS SOCIETY OF CAPE
For Pastels Only on Cape Cod exhibit. This national
show represents pastel painters from all over the
country. The show runs June 26 - July 22 at the
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main Street, South
EXHIBIT EXTENDED through JUNE 1. Make sure to check it
We are now preparing for the 4th
Annual Students of Heidi Mayo Art Exhibit at PACTV Gallery.The opening reception will take
place Friday, April 6 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.Any student who
has taken classes with me in the past year is welcome to
show 2 or 3 pieces of their framed work.We also hold a
silent auction to benefit a special Heifer International
project. Last year we raised over $500 that we split
between our sister city, Shichigahama, Japan and Heifer’s
Cambodian Womens project.The show will run through May 1 at PACTV Gallery, 4
ALL ARE WELCOME!
Fiddling is in the Duxbury Winter Juried Show through
Stay tuned for new student galleries!
The sky is back-to-school blue, and my fall schedule is
Lots of photos
of student work on the Top of the World facebook page.
Click the link to visit the Top of the World page and Like
I've had such a busy
summer teaching, I've hardly had time to paint!
April 29 - June 6 - See my work at the Marion Art Center, 80
Pleasant Street, Marion, MA from April 29 – June 8, 2011. I
am one of nine artists from the Pastel Painters Society of
Cape Cod whose works are included in this special pastel
exhibit. The opening reception is Friday, April 29th, 6 to 8
p.m., admission is free and all are welcome.
For class and event information I am sharing my google
Check out the class offerings and contact me if you'd like
to join a class.
Class offerings: NEW KINDER CLASS: Tuesday mornings 10-11.
ADULTS: Art as a Verb selected Mondays 11-1:30 (see
TWEENS & TEENS: Tuesday afternoons 3:45-5:30
DOWN & DIRTY with Pastels: Wednesdays 3:30-5:00
and Thursdays 4:00-5:30
March 18, 5 - 7 PM: Opening reception for the STUDENTS ART
EXHIBIT! Twenty-two very talented artists of all ages are
featured in this wonderful show! Runs through April
New TWEENS & TEENS fine art pastel classes on Thursday
afternoon. Contact me for more info.
My painting See No
Evil, Speak No Evil, Hear No Evil is
published in the Richeson 75 Small Works catalog.
mixed media piece, "The
Promise" and pastel painting, "If
Not For You" will be on exhibit at the Cotuit Center
for the Arts HOPE show, a special show based on the concept
of hope and how it is expressed in art. The show runs
November 13 through December 18, 2010. Opening reception:
Saturday, November 13th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Gallery
hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Free
I am also happy to report that I am one of nine pastel
artists to be juried into the Marion Art Center's spring
pastel show. Details to come.
FALL 2010 - Thursday after
school classes are going very well. Lots of new
kids, all very talented! The Queen of Costumes
helped students create the costumes of their
dreams! Pics to come.
Oct 6 - 27 - The Queen of Costumes helps kids and
adults alike to create the costumes of their dreams!
$100 for the 4-week session.
2010 at the Top of the World was very busy with
classes Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, I hardly
got any paintings painted! Stay tuned for
upated student galleries.
PAINTERS OF CAPE COD My
No Evil, Speak No Evil, Hear No Evil was
juried into the Pastel
Painters Society of Cape Cod's For Pastels
Only 2010 show. The show runs June 9 - 27,
2010, at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old
Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. The
opening reception and awards (presented by Richard
McKinley) is Saturday, June 12, 5-8
SOCIETY OF AMERICA I
am honored to have been elected a Juried Associate
Member of the Pastel
Society of America (PSA).
will be teaching classes at White Cliffs Thursday
mornings starting June 10. June 10, 9-11, and
all future Thursdays, 10-noon. I am also
cooking up a schedule of summer classes for kids,
adults and families. More to come!
is springing and we'll be getting back into the Top
of the World Studio now that the weather is getting
good. The siding shingles are being applied,
and we are looking forward to a wonderful season of
plein air painting! Visit my student
albums on facebook and make sure to check out
painting chickens en plein air.
ANNUAL STUDENTS OF HEIDI MAYO EXHIBIT On
March 26, we auctioned off 10 paintings of goats and
sheep to support Heifer International. Artists
who donated their work were Andrea Doty, Hayley and
Payton Reifeiss, Marin Lloyd, Sadie Fosdick, Wes
Farino-Sliva, Tim Bessette, Elizabeth Healy, Alexa
Stuart, and me! We raised $408, and with
matching funds our donation bought 3.26 goats! The
2nd Annual Students of Heidi Mayo Art Exhibit
features the works of many very talented artists
from age 6 to 86 runs through April 23, 2010 at
PACTV Gallery, 4 Collins Ave, Plymouth, MA
02360 Admission is free • All are
welcome. The show runs through Friday, April 23rd
during PACTV's operating hours: M-W-Th-F: 10AM-10PM,
Tuesday: 10AM-6PM, Saturday: 10AM-2PM. Hope to
see you there!
MAYO & JOAN DROMEY AT BELLA'S Currently
at Bella's Restaurant in Rockland - Two Great
Artists - One Great Show. Pastel paintings of
Heidi Mayo and Joan Dromey on display through
April. Openoing reception March 14, 5-7.
If you can't make it to the reception, stop by
Bella's for some delicious Italian food and yummy
am honored to have my painting Red Springs
juried into the IAPS
(International Association of Pastel Societies) 15th
Annual Juried Competition. The show features
100 fine art pastels from around the world in the City of Brea Art
Gallery in Brea, CA from January 23 - March 5,
Christmas eggs were featured in Dovetails
& Home Magazine's Holiday 2009
issue. This year the theme was the Top of the
World and the Top of the Wedding cake in honor of
the building of the studio and my daughter's
afternoons at the Hedge School as part of their
Hedge Academy after school program. Some of my
private students go to Hedge School, so they'll be
getting a double dose!
Reflecting was juried into the North River Art
Society's annual calendar competition as one of the
60 finalists and will be on exhibit at GAR Hall in
Marshfield Hills from Oct 26 to Nov 6, 2009.
after school classes will be starting up 2nd week in
will be holding classes at the Top of the World as
long as the weather and light cooperates. The
space has such wonderful energy and feng shui!
Stop by for a visit.
I held my first
class at the Top of the World! It was great. Also Red Springs got
an honorable mention at the Duxbury Midsummer Show.