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Sirens of Seaside

I wanted to share this video that was made by John Campbell during the photo shoot I recently had at Fort Stevens in Seaside, Oregon. I am working with John to create a short film about R.A.W. Textiles and he has been collecting footage to compile. The musician / composer

Show at Guardino

I just wanted to share a few photos of the show I have hanging at Guardino Gallery for the month of July.  The opening was great.  There was a steady stream of people but not too much to get overwhelmed.  I didn’t even have to answer the same questions repeatedly. 

Composting results

Well I have great news and images to share of my latest composting batch.  I started this batch on April 20th and it has been cooking ever since.  I decide to construct a greenhouse like cooker to put the bundles in since the temp. in Portland is not too warm

pokeberry compost

I just set up a bundle to be composted with my last years harvest of pokeberry.  I figured out that I could freeze the berries so I dont have to waste any from the harvest each year.  Here are a few images of the process to get the bundle started. 

Pre-Soiled Couture Shoot

I am excited to show you a sneak peek at my latest shoot with the talented Spencer Watson. The whole collection was part of a fashion show I had this last fall and it should be on my web site soon. So many talented people helped out with this shoot

Car parts

Oh what a fun day!  I just got back from my new favorite place in Portland, Old Car Parts. I had met the owner last year and asked him if I could borrow some of his parts for a show I wanted to have.  He sells parts for Chevrolet’s that

grand opening

I am pleased to announce the opening of R.A.W. Textiles.  I have been packing, sorting, painting, hanging, and unpacking to get ready for this day.  I love my new space because there is so much light, it has tall ceilings, and I can walk there if I want to.  If

Transformations

Last Sat. I participated in the 5 annual Junk to Funk show “Transformations”.  This year the show was more like a party with garments placed around the room on dress forms and live models mingling in the crowd wearing past show garments.  I put in two pieces from my collection

New Year

Well its the last day of the year again.  2010 has been a busy year for me to say the least.  I had a great art exhibit at Disjecta, participated in many fashion shows, produced and created a long time vision, Pre-soiled Couture, worked with new photographers, met with many

Antique beauties

I just wanted to share a few images from my show Pre-Soiled Couture that just happened last Sat. Sept. 18th. It was a lot of work and Im happy with the results. Thanks again to my interns who worked so hard to help me reach my deadline! If you need