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 […]

Time Check in My Drawers

Time Check in My Drawers

Crows are intelligent, and resourceful. They are cooperative breeders which means they also stay close to the place they were born and help raise the young. They build their nests high above the ground with twigs, branches, cloth, hair- or whatever they can find. This series was a response to returning to the east coast […]

Art and Love

Art and Love

Two hearts that played on distant shores Content though they were, they wanted more These two lines are from a poem that my husband Scott wrote to celebrate our marriage. Titled Pure Love, it tells the story of our long distant love affair that began 22 years ago as a blind date. Printed with letterpress onto handmade paper and […]

Beyond the Matrix: Printmaking in the Classroom

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Beyond the Matrix: Printmaking in the Classroom

Last week I taught a Professional Development printmaking workshop, Beyond the Matrix: The Print Process Across Cultures to a small group of Kindergarten- 5th grade art teachers.  Being a teacher is a rigorous and challenging profession. It’s a mix of time and classroom management, implementing Common Core Standards, testing; all with a sprinkling of content mixed in. And, for many […]

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