Firenze VIII in My Drawers

Firenze VIII in My Drawers

Post #6 of What’s in My Drawers- Firenze VIII. A dream come true for an artist early in her career, 3 weeks studying printmaking in Florence, Italy.  Countless hours exploring the museums and streets of the center of the Italian Renaissance, it was there at the Uffizi Museum, I saw Botticelli’s famous painting, Birth of Venus which is […]

Stop By This Saturday- 9.24.16

Stop By This Saturday- 9.24.16

Saturday, September 24, 2016 is our 4th Annual Open House Studio Party. 5-9 pm Sure, I know you’re busy. You probably have a million things going on, we all do. But that’s the beauty of an Open Studio House Party- You can stop by before you head out – or after, or stay the whole time. Bring a friend, […]

Time Flies in My Drawers

Time passing seems to be a thread that has run through my work. Marking time, cherishing moments. Time Flies is from a series I did when my sons were infants and toddlers. Clothing they quickly outgrew, became a vehicle to share stories of childhood, memory, and motherhood. Time Flies is one of my favorite pieces from the […]

Raison D’être in My Drawers

Raison D’être in My Drawers

“Beauty opens the soul to Act.”    Dante Alighieri This festive mug was found in a shop in Florence when I was studying in Italy many years ago. I fell in love with the set of 6 immediately and lovingly packed them in my suitcase with my clothing, art supplies, books, and souvenirs. My new ceramic treasures flew across two oceans […]

Slice of Life- La Dolce Vita

Still unpacking – laundry, postcards, gifts, and memories. Scott and I returned this week from 8 beautiful days and nights in Italy. Picture perfect weather, art inspiration- and overwhelm, food, wine and history. It’s all there.  We hit many of the hot spots- The Vatican, Colosseum, Pantheon in Rome, the Uffizi, Palazza Vecchio, and more […]