Here I am working on a new triptych painting about icebergs while, at the same time, thinking about news reports (John Vidal–The Guardian–March 25, 2013) linking the massive snowstorms and bitter spring to the dramatic loss of sea ice.   My “Iceberg Wasteland” oil painting (see below) was honored on May 1, 2013, to receive an Award of Excellence in the Manhattan Arts International Competition celebrating the Healing Power of Art.   Also please check out my interview at http://reneephillips.blogspot.com/2013/05/interview-with-artist-mary-lou-dauray.html“. Read more