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A Statement

Trained as a landscape architect, my acts of design have always been about “surfaces.”  In the past, earth, plants, brick, and stone were my materials; now cloth, fiber and colorants. A bridge between past sensibilities and present expression continues to be forged as I move from working with wool and felt process to exploring plant-based color and bast fibers. CONTINUE READING…

Stitched Modules

Naturally dyed, layered and stitched components. See more…

3-D

Vessel/basket forms are the shape of “Receptive”. See more….

Workshops

My live teaching resumed in the Fall of 2021 with the next class in my natural dye series. Find out more

Stay tuned for more info on workshops and demonstrations coming up in 2022.


From my journal….

December 2021 Update

I always have a vision that I am going to do more writing in a given year than I wind up doing – best laid plans… […]

2021 Late Summer Workshop & Update

As an artist/designer/craftsperson, I rarely felt alienated from my work during Pandemic 1.0, although the work and focus have certainly changed. Fortunately, inspiration abounds and I […]

2020 Year-End Update

Winding down a crazy year with a final studio update.  I thank you for following and look forward to the possibility of seeing you in the […]

2020 Hambidge Auction

This year, I was invited to submit work to The Hambidge Center auction (www.hambidgeauction.org).  If you don’t know about it, Hambidge is a non-profit arts center […]

Interlude: Pre-Fall 2020

Fall approaches and, as expected, we are all still riding the pandemic wave, hopefully able to adapt to this new meta-reality, one which is not likely […]

Studio Update: Spring 2020

My personal response to this unusual time in history has been varied, moving from a fear-based emotional roller-coaster ride to an increasingly calm, pragmatic, and emotionally […]

More Musings on Indigo

I recently facilitated an Indigo vat workshop at the SEFAA center in Atlanta. The focus was on learning about quick-reduction alternatives. (Fn 1).  Naturally, we were […]

Indigo Spring

It has been a full month since my last post. Teaching/facilitating technique through one-on-one, small and large group gatherings has become a more regular feature of […]

Clearing the Way…

Things have been quite busy in the studio and I realize I have not posted since November of 2018!  (Again, best laid plans – I am […]