Mollie Doctrow, artist & printmaker


About Mollie’s Work – short video

Saturday, January 22, 2022  •  Journal, News & Events December 2021Studio Channels Islands During Holiday Market at Studio Channel Islands, Larry Nimmer stopped by my studio to chat. Here is the short video he made and is planning to include in the documentary project,…

Mojave National Preserve: Artist-in-Residence

Friday, March 27, 2020  •  Journal

An art residency awarded by Mojave National Preserve Artists Foundation ( offered me the opportunity to spend one month working in the Mojave National Preserve. April 2019 I spent two weeks in the Preserve, completing…

New Year, New Studio

Friday, January 11, 2019  •  Journal

January 7, 2019 After being away for almost 25 years, I returned to CA, my home state. It was hard to leave the swamps and scrubs of FL and all of my amazing friends.   We made a 2600-mile cross…

Petrified Forest National Park: Awesome Residency Inspires Art

Saturday, January 07, 2017  •  Journal

May 17 - May 30, 2015 For two weeks during spring wildflower season I was an Artist-in-Residence at Petrified Forest National Park. Tramping through red rock and ashen craggy layers formed over 300 million years ago,…

Prickly Pear Shrine Box Journal

Monday, June 13, 2016  •  Journal

Visitors to the Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail have been writing comments in the journal books since the trail opened in 2011. Read a selection of the comments in the online Prickly Pear Shrine Box Journal.    

“Plugging in”

Tuesday, June 30, 2015  •  Journal

February 13, 2015 A wonderful day sketching and exploring at one of Archbold’s oak hammocks with Dustin Angell, Archbold education coordinator. Dustin said, [I ] “brought everything needed to plug into the natural world: a small fold-up chair,…

Thank you Mike G –

Wednesday, June 04, 2014  •  Journal

June 6 – Taking a walk on the shrine trail today I found this note in the Prickly Pear Shrine Box. Made my day... March 26 - Pygmy Fringe Tree on the Wayside Shrine Trail. This endangered species…

More than a million years of peace . . .

Thursday, March 14, 2013  •  Journal

March 10, 2013 - Spending a few days at Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL, a serene, quiet vibration seeps into my skin. I feel the peace of these ancient islands more than a million years old.    

Friends from NC walk the Wayside Shrine Trail

Tuesday, January 17, 2012  •  Journal

January 15, 2012 - David and Dan arrived prepared to walk the trail and make rubbings. But first we did some "botanizing". I've been telling people there is always something new to see on the…

Florida Thanksgiving

Saturday, December 03, 2011  •  Journal

November 2011 - As I drive down the dirt road, puffy clouds swell and spread across the deep blue sky and grass green pastures stretch to thickets of cabbage palm and live oak. A mild…