Ongoing conversation

Ongoing conversation

Continuing to explore and riff on the notion of home, leaving the nest and what we find, keep, and leave behind.

Painting by the Pond 2017

Painting by the Pond  2017

Painting by the Pond is one of my favorite weeks of the summer. It’s when I share my backyard gardens and beloved koi pond with creative, talented, energetic, and warm individuals. Each participant comes a few hours a day  to paint, draw, and this year, make prints with my table top press. “A most delightful […]

Roots and Wings in My Drawers

Roots and Wings in My Drawers

Post #5 for What’s in My Drawers 2016. Roots and Wings. Two (of many!) things we need to give our kids as parents, teachers, community and family members. This large mixed media print with collage is a reminder of when things may have been simpler; taking care of our kids basic needs but also, looking into […]

Ebb & Flow at Gallery 37: A Destination for Artful Living

Ebb & Flow at Gallery 37: A Destination for Artful Living

“As the years passed the layers of netting multiplied and she began to rely on a different kind of memory. The memory of things she knew but no longer saw.” Brick Lane by Monica Ali. Spent the day yesterday installing my exhibition Ebb & Flow at Gallery 37: A Destination for Artful Living, 8 So. […]

Up for Air

Up for Air

Up for Air and into the deep. Going into the studio, or actually, my garage or driveway with cans of spray paint, assorted nets and a large drop cloth is the first step of my work. The shifting patterns created by the nets as stencils on the blank canvas are the primary layer of the […]

Unwrapping Possibilities

Unwrapping Possibilities

“It’s Like Christmas-Only its Trash!” While this was the excitement expressed by students at Heritage Elementary School when they noticed the art room counter with bins of recycled materials for their sculptural mask making workshops, it’s often how I feel when I discover a new object, texture or material discarded on the road, on the beach, or […]

Jumping in with Both Feet

Jumping in with Both Feet

Beginning and endings are often the hardest part of anything- a relationship, a transition, a work of art. I jump in with both feet, my husband Scott on the other hand, gives careful consideration to everything he does. Granted, once he commits, he’s in. But getting him there, that’s another story. We were set up […]

One in Eight in My Drawers

One in Eight in My Drawers

“I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.” Carl Gustave Jung One in Eight is an exploration of the opportunity following a breast cancer diagnosis and surgery, to become stronger, more resilient and to celebrate the journey- wherever it takes us.

One in Eight in My Drawers

One in Eight in My Drawers

“I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.” Carl Gustave Jung One in Eight is an exploration of the opportunity following a breast cancer diagnosis and surgery, to become stronger, more resilient and to celebrate the journey- wherever it takes us.

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