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Launch Pad

I currently have a show hanging at Launch Pad Gallery until March 31.  Taking a show down is always easier than putting one up. This show I constructed a few spiderwebs that I built on site and it took me about 10 hours so for sure it will be a

Feather screen

It has been awhile since I posted and I hope you didn’t go far. I started a new project yesterday that is actually from my 2012 collection.  The feather tee was originally made with a rust print that I had a friend make for me from a scanned image of

Psyche – Fashion Show

This last weekend Branch and Birdie hosted a fashion show for my new collection “Psyche”.  After the show we walked over to R.A.W. Textiles and celebrated the collection launch and mine and Daniel Medina’s Birthday.  I have these pictures to share…… Thank you Pastry Girl, Daniel Medina ( makeup) ,

Psyche

My new collection is finished finally and now I await the editing and updating before I can show the world. This year I was inspired by butterflies for the beautiful colors and patterns they have.  I realize as well the other metaphors that are attached to them such as a

Sirens

I have more glorious shots from the beach to share.  This set is a butterfly robe that will be in my new collection for 2012.  The fabric is composted with berries that I grow in my garden and rust.  Both robes were processed the same but I used the rust

Native grounds

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

vintage chevy

More photos from my shoot with John Campbell and Mia.  John’s work is amazing and I had so many good shots to pick from I had to share them with you.  Johns past work has been as a cinematographer but lately he has wanted to cross over to fashion and

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. 

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