Summer is finally here in the Pacific Northwest. Of course we still have rain mixed with beautiful sunny hot days but soon everything with dry out. Until then my garden is fluffy and alive with green leaves and blooming buds. I have already started to harvest my roses for dyeing
This summer I am thrilled to be part of an exhibit at Jacoby Art Center with four other fiber artist that work with natural dyes and processes. The show is titled “From the Inside Out”. My contribution to the show will be part of a series that I have started
I was recently asked to loan garments for a photoshoot that would be taken on the last of the dry fall weather in Portland. Shot at the magic hour by the talented Christine Shields and styled by Kate Rutter and Jill Mason. With models Meredith Adelaide and Maddie Witte. Featuring
Well this year has been moving fast. I am working on several things at once and feeling back in my groove. The weather here in Portland is wet and warmer with a few beautiful dry warm days that tease one into thinking it might last for more than a blink
Something to look forward to.
The dragon in Chinese is an animal or creature of good fortune and protection. For the new year it is said to be the luckiest of the Chinese years. This believe holds true in Buddhist tradition as well. See Tibetan dragon . Interesting to note the dragon controls weather and
In Seaside Oregon lies a beautiful treasure beached in the sand like the bones of a sacred space. I am speaking of the Peter Iredale shipwreck of 1906. I have lived in the Northwest my whole life and never until now seen this awe inspiring site. Ever since I heard
This was the final stop of our road trip. We found this native fishing site that was slowly decomposing over the years but you could still see how the structures could have been used by the natives that came to fish. What a beautiful thing to find. The photos of
The image of paint and the window are from my camera. Of course the beautiful one in the center is Mia as taken by John Campbell……..