Wrapping up 2015

Wrapping up 2015

Look back at 2015 I see a year of adventures, opportunities, milestones and gifts.  This list is primarily about professional celebrations but what makes them memorable are the relationships that were built or sustained as a result of my practice as an artist. I love making art, I need to make art. It is how I experience the […]

Remains to be Seen in My Drawers

Remains to be Seen in My Drawers

“I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have found my strength.”  Author Alex Elle.  

The Faces of 798 ICAF

The Faces of 798 ICAF

The kids were so darn cute at 798 ICAF that they get a post of their own! Each child touched us in some way. My cousin, Ellen McVicker and I came back from Beijing with a song in our hearts that needs no translation.

In Good Company at 798 ICAF

In Good Company at 798 ICAF

Some of my favorite memories from 798 ICAF in Beijing were the times we spent with our ICAF hosts, Hattie, Sasha, and Mariana and the 9 other invited artists. We had many opportunities to hang together at lunch, coffee breaks, took each other’s workshop when possible, and shared fun night time excursions with Hattie, Sasha, and Mariana, […]

Butterfly Kisses Workshop at 798 ICAF in Beijing

Butterfly Kisses Workshop at 798 ICAF in Beijing

The opportunity to be a part of 798 ICAF the international children’s art festival in Beijing came up quickly. In July, I was contacted by someone involved in the festival who found me through Instagram. Two months later, my cousin Ellen McVicker and I were on planes heading to China to share our book Butterfly Kisses […]