Summer is coming! The ferries start running May 21.
Visit Spectacle Island!

CultureHouse Salem
June 11, 2-6pm
Old Town Hall, Salem, MA

The city of Salem and CultureHouse will be hosting art-focused community pop-ups on the first floor of the Old Town Hall, an 1816 building in Derby Square, from April through June.

On June 11 from 2-6pm, I will be signing copies of Specs of Spectacle Island: A story of an island from trash to treasure and showing some of my colorful, whimsical painted furniture.


Amesbury Open Studios
November 13 & 14, Amesbury City Hall, Amesbury, MA

Another fabulous Amesbury Open Studios weekend.  Enjoyed meeting people and talking about my painted furniture and Specs and Spectacle Island. Amesbury City Hall was filled with wonderful artists showing beautiful paintings and photography, hand crafted goods, jewelry, silk wear, home goods, holiday decorations, and so much more!

Joyful Harvest Market Farmer's Market & Holiday Fair
November 6, 4 Elm Street, Salisbury, MA 01952

Great day at the Joyful Harvest Market. Nice to see everyone shopping at the Farmer's Market and for good food at  Joyful Harvest Market with an extensive selection of fresh produce, locally-sourced cheese, pasta (including fresh, gluten-free!) the best quality, organic baby food, and sustainable, non-toxic cleaning products.

Downtown Boston Arts Market
October 14, Downtown Crossing, Boston, MA 02110

Always fun and interesting time in Boston. I love talking with all the tourists and explaining the Bo9g Dig and how we got the The Greenway, a non-polluting Spectacle Island and park with a clean harbor.  Visit the Downtown Boston Arts Market and do some shopping.

Salisbury Days Fair in the Square
September 19, Salisbury Square, Salisbury, MA 01952

Fair in the Square. Furniture ART and Specs of Spectacle Island: A story of an island from trash to treasure will be on sale. It was a beautiful day and terrific weekend. Weather and events could not hav been better. Hope you picked up your free bookmark and pack of Be Courageous crayons!

Spectacle Summer Nights
August 21, Spectacle Island

Spectacle Island was open for an after-hours experience with games, hike with a ranger, and music and food and beer from Night Shift Brewing and BRATO. Beautiful night on the porch with the spectacular views of Boston and the harbor.

Specs of Spectacle Island: Meet the Author!

Terrific days at the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center talking with people about the restoration of the island, the book, The Greenway, and the Big Dig.

Book Release June 26, 2021

Thanks everyone for coming out to my book release. It was a great day and thrilled to share it with everyone. Watch for more upcoming events throughout summer.


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Specs of
Spectacle Island
Book Release


Joe's Playland
Salisbury Beach Center
Salisbury, MA 01952


Please join me for the release of the book Specs of Spectacle Island: A story of an island from trash to treasure Historical fiction for young readers

Art Stroll &

Partridge Brook Park


Furniture ART is participating in Art Stroll. Newly-released book Specs of Spectacle Island: A story of an island from trash to treasure will be on sale.


Fine art and craft vendors selling painting, photography, jewelry, pottery, textiles, and more. Live music and performances, food vendors, and family activities.