Sewing Circles

Sewing Circles

A series of small collages utilizing old sewing patterns and other found objects to mix a typically feminine activity with harsh realities. Continue reading

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Spring is Coming

Spring is Coming

Completed September 2013 – Winter is a hardship. There is less light and days are short. Inward we retreat from the harsh cold to hibernate and dream of the spring. Life turns through seasons of joyful abundance and bitter sadness. Take heart…Spring is Coming… Continue reading

My Dreams Are Blue

My Dreams Are Blue

Completed April 2014 – Dreams are ethereal; the harder I try to remember them the quicker they slip from my grasp. In the end I may remember vague shapes or perhaps a theme, but in the end it is like reaching through water into a field of distortion for small bits of meaning and folly…and yet … Continue reading

MicroZoo

MicroZoo

MicroZoo is a contemplation on how the world is full of wonder, with science our society’s new magic. So often what hits the news are discoveries of huge proportions; new galaxies, touring Mars via rover, or listening to the music of comets. But what of the small beauties so infinitesimal that even if they were right under our nose we would not be able to see them without aide? What if you didn’t even need to travel to the stars to visit an alien world full of beasts that baffle the imagination? I collected a micro menagerie of terrestrial creatures and drew them in a scale that can not escape notice. Continue reading

Meditations

Meditations

Completed March 2015 Meditations is a series inspired by textile surface design techniques and Rorschach ink blots. Each layer of paint settled into the paper like sinking into a yoga pose, gradually taking on the prescribed form. The paper saturated with acrylic paint and water was hung to dry, encouraging additional flow along the paper fibers. … Continue reading

ProtoNext

ProtoNext

Completed Sept 2015 This series started as a conversation with other artists about the relative affordability of art. I decided that it was possible to create a series based on the idea that just about anyone could afford to have an original piece of art. I started with an idea I had started riffing on … Continue reading

Dream Studies

Dream Studies

Completed November 2013 – While working on the concept for My Dreams Are Blue I painted a few studies to figure out how I wanted to work with the concept and materials. Continue reading

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

New Work added Every October – Created specifically for the Day of the Dead group art shows at Poco Wine + Spirits.               Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray … Continue reading

Traversing Merrakech

Traversing Merrakech

Completed October 2013 – I spent a week in Marrakech during June of 2013.  What made this trip particularly crazy for me was I didn’t have data on my phone, so my trusty turn by turn directions weren’t working except when I found free wifi…which was few and far between.  Directions that seemed so easy to … Continue reading

Artist Trading Cards

Artist Trading Cards

Always adding more! – Sometimes I want to test out different methods and treatments or just clear my head so I can get to work. This is also a very affordable way to “collect” artist or to trade with friends. Continue reading