"Being an artist isn’t just a “right brain” activity---you must use ALL of your brain, body and spirit to create. When the creation is done, the whole is much more than the sum of its parts… and so is the creator." - Lyrae Perry

Selling Artworks

Ghost Glass Frog -copyright Lyrae 2014

I belong to a group of artists that meet once a month to do life drawing, and after class one evening we were talking about selling artworks.  One … [Read more...]

Nature & Wildlife Art by Lyrae

Dream of Africa lo rez

I'm a working artist, not just a traveler, and sometimes I'm so involved in doing my art, that I forget that I need to let people know how to find  my art … [Read more...]

Summer Shows!


This is a busy time of year for me because there are so many wonderful summer shows to participate in and it's a good time to see what all of my artist … [Read more...]

ART in my heART

Smoke & Fire -Three Hearth Stones,  Cosmic Road Series

My heART is in my art!  Even though I'm primarily a nature and wildlife artist, I have a passion for all types of art.  And, like most artists I know, I … [Read more...]

Oh My God!


It’s not blasphemy, it’s not a phrase intended to offend.  It’s one that most of us use quite a bit.  But have you thought about you really mean when you … [Read more...]

Nature vs. Nurture, A Fresh Perspective from Howard Schatz

men and women athlete body types schatz

The link below will take you to Howard Schatz' website with the big photos of elite men and women athletes.  All are top in their field.  Schatz’ photos … [Read more...]

Unusual Playmates – Pied Butcherbird & a Dog


Unusual Playmates:  Pied Butcherbird, Cracticus nigrogularis and a Dog! When you pair the word “bird” with “Australia” in a sentence, most people … [Read more...]

Happy Winter Holidays!

"Tiny Real Estate" Tag

As I've had the privilege of growing older, I find that Christmas is holding less and less of my attention year after year.  There's no real excitement, … [Read more...]

An Invitation…

Just Fledged print 7 x 9 copy

This is your special invitation to take a very safe walk on the wild side and  view my Nature & Wildlife Art show!  The reception will be held at … [Read more...]

New Artworks for the show in Raleigh, NC!

greewing web image

It's always a mad scramble getting ready for a show and this year has been no exception!  It's the same time of year as the AFA Annual Convention (The … [Read more...]