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Shaniko, Oregon

I recently went for a little road trip east of Portland to a ghost town called Shaniko.  The landscape was amazing but the ghost town is now inhabited by a resurgence of people that have been fixing up the run down buildings.  Good for them, but it meant we did

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. 

Indigenous Autos

My next show coming up is going to be a good one! I have been rusting and planning how to build a vintage chevy out of silk panels. Plus the gallery is located on the ever so fun Alberta Street which is closed down for last Thurs. art walks. Many

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

Out with the old

My old studio was a quaint place to work in and had a vintage charm that you find in old architecture that was built in the late 1800s. Well, I recently relocated my studio so the building could be torn down to make way for a new one. I have

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

wedding dress

I just received this blog link from Rebekah Johnson photography.  She has put together this great page for one of her clients Aisha Harley’s wedding, who was one of my clients that I made a dress for this special occasion.  Such a great idea!

New Danger Ninja shoot

Another beautiful redhead walked across my path.  She actually fit into the cast aluminum bra that I made to fit my torso and you can imagine that one has to have the just the  right build to comfortably wear the silver armour. Thanks to Danger Ninja Productions (Photography), Jodi Vaughn