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by C.Kidder on September 26, 2013


Lost in The Fields… 8×10 Oil painting

by C.Kidder on September 24, 2013


Looking Back…A Black and White Sketch

by C.Kidder on February 1, 2013

~Sketch by Colleen Kidder~ “I decided to start anew – to strip away what I had been taught, to accept as true my own thinking. This was one of the best times of my life .  I was alone and singularly free working on my own.. unknown- no one to satisfy but myself.  I began […]


Thinking Outside The Box…

by C.Kidder on July 12, 2012

  “The painter …does not fit the paints to the world.  He most certainly does not fit the world to himself.  He fits himself to the paint.  The self is the servant who bears the paintbox and its inherited contents. ”     ~ Annie Dillard , Writer and Poet  


Open Studio~Open Hearts…Three Beautiful Days!

by C.Kidder on November 28, 2011

    I am so filled with appreciation !  The 3rd Annual Studio Show was a huge success!! Seeing friends from long ago and welcoming first time visitors to my Studio was truly enjoyable.. The weather was unseasonably warm and the mood as people shopped and shared conversation while sipping sangria was like being at a […]


Found Wisdom…

by C.Kidder on September 26, 2011

“I sing the song of life…With the smile of the sun and the dance of the twilight.  I float in the sky in rhythm with free spirit and joyous heart.”     ~ Swami Paramananda    Years ago I found a small leather bound “Book of Daily Thoughts and Prayers” by Swami Paramanda.  It was in a pile of books […]


Changes…Learning to Fly

by C.Kidder on August 14, 2011

  “How does one become a butterfly,…You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.”             ~Trina Paulus My studio has been a safe and comfortable cocoon for me this summer.  A place where I can spend hours getting lost in my landscapes…dreaming… drawing…putting colors on canvas and […]


Every day is beautiful…

by C.Kidder on May 14, 2011

 “EVERY FLOWER AND EVERY TREE AND EVERY ROOT ARE ANNUAL PROPHETS SENT TO AFFIRM THE FUTURE AND CHEER THE WAY.”  ~Henry Ward Beecher There have been alot of gray and green days this May… but even when the sun isn’t shining the light of plush pink flowering trees lifts my spirits. I’ve actually decided  that the […]