Updates from Whitney

  • Ten books for people who love the sea: adventures, life lessons, neuroscience and beach reads!

    Happy Summer!!! I don't know about you, but summer makes me think about reading actual physical books. I have a sweet spot for books about t...
  • HOW TO BUY ART FOR SOMEONE YOU LOVE

    Art makes a great gift!  It's personal, unique, lasts forever and really can be quite affordable if you consider how long it brings the recipi...
  • FOG AND LEARNING TO BE STILL

    When I think of my ideal beach day, I think of sunshine, blue sky and light breeze, but sometimes what we think we want isn't what we really need....
  • 2018 AND THE STORY BEHIND THE TITLE, "DEVOTION"

    DEVOTION: "Love, loyalty, or enthusiasm for a person, activity, or cause." Thank you to my followers, my family, my collectors (repeat and brand n...
  • HOW TO START AN ART COLLECTION (OR COLLECTING ART ON A BUDGET)

    ********I wrote this blog post about how to start an art collection back in 2014 and I think it's worth re-sharing!! I've added a couple of local e...
  • GIFT IDEAS FOR BEACH LOVERS

    Coming up with a list of gifts for beach lovers came out my own life. As an artist (who is a basically a small business owner with a lot to juggle)...
  • THE MUNSON GALLERY AND HOW I GOT MY OFFICIAL START!

    November always makes me think of being grateful. People ask me how I got started in this crazy and unpredictable career as a painter. That's when...
  • REASONS TO ATTEND AN ART OPENING

    They are fun They are free There is yummy food There is wine and non-alcoholic beverages You can meet the artist You can meet other artists They a...
  • SLOWING DOWN (AND THE STORY BEHIND THE TITLE OF "WANDERING")

    "Wandering", original 36"x36" oil painting on panel with finished edges, by Whitney Heavey I love the bumper sticker: NOT ALL WHO WANDER ARE LOS...
  • PRACTICING GRATITUDE DAILY

    Practicing gratitude daily is something that I always think of in November. I’ll be honest, the change of seasons is hard for this Pisces beach lov...
  • SHARKS IN THE PARK

    Hello and Happy Summer! The sharks are here in Chatham.
  • 2013: IN REVIEW & 2014: DOING WHAT I LOVE

    2013 (the year in review)I'M BACK! Highlights & Opportunities to Grow   Opportunities to Grow 2013: growing back strength, hair, and life pos...