Category Archives: Exhibition

Upcoming Show Promo Image Quandary

As I prepare for a couple of shows in April, I am working on some promotional images. The first show is a group show at Hangin Art Gallery and Cafe and opens on April 4. I will have 4 pieces–scarves/shawls and am trying out 1 image to show off all … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Fiber

It’s Ornamental

It is also ironic to be thinking about how commercial the holiday season is and then make lots of things to sell during the holidays. Does it matter that my ornaments are one of kind and that I developed a wicked case of tendonitis? These may well be the last … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Almost Ikat

THE POWER OF GATHERING OVER TIME

Combining moments of time in woven thread and color has been a journey spanning more than a half century.  Every once in a while, it is useful to throw open the cedar chest and take a look at one’s “treasures”. I always try to save a little bit of everything … Continue Reading…

RETROSPECTIVE IN LAVENDER

AGAIN AND STILL TIME PASSES–I riffle through the comodious cedar chest, selecting bits and samples of cloth woven in other times and places. Some of the fabrics date back 40 years. I’ve been saving them for something–as it turns out, it is to create 144 lavender pillows for an upcoming … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Lavender Pillows

WOVEN COLLAGED PAPER

During the last 10 years I lived in Seattle, I taught a workshop called FINDING THE COLOR WITHIN. It was lots of fun and consisted of making a series of collages focusing on different aspects of the student’s life and aspirations and then cutting the collages into strips and weaving … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Woven Paper Collage

SILK BROOCHES


 From my large stash of ikat dyed silk yarn (some dating back to the early 80’s when I first started making the brooches), I meticulously wrap and wrap and wrap. It takes me approximately 20 minutes to wrap each individual unit.  I use archival black core matte board and have … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Ikat Jewelry, Promotion

CRAFTY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN


START FROM WHERE YOU ARE!
Although many things have happened since my last post, in Blogland one can only move forward–especially with the holidays fast approaching. This is just one of several gifty ideas I will be presently in the next several days.

My friend, John, calls these “smalls”. I … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Promotion

MORE PICTURES FROM 53 YEARS AND COUNTING

I never get tired of looking at this wall hanging with reeds and shells, date 1968.

Above and below are walls of work. You’ll just have to ask questions if you want to know what you are looking at.  I am still in recovery mode. Tomorrow is back to work.… Continue Reading…

ON TO THE NEXT THING

Also posted in Promotion

New Show at the Hangin Art Gallery

So besides moving (during a hail storm) and sitting in the middle of a mountain of boxes, I am the featured artist in a show opening on Saturday. Now to stop unpacking and posting, and get busy writing my artist statement. I think I am even going to be in … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Photoshop, Promotion, Talking Threads