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Ritual Making 1

It seems that I have been busy lately and have failed to update my blog.  Yes, busy moving again!  Both my studio and my living space have had the shake down.  So now I am finally feeling settled and after a brief pause I am ready to jump in with

French dye lab experiments part II

The experimentation continues……..On the second week of my 4 week stay in Lauris, France, I finally got the chance to meet Michel Garcia!  We spent 4 days together and talked so much!   I did not think it was possible.  He is such an intelligent and authentic person.  So open

Dye lab experiments done with French flair……..

It has been a head spinning last few months.  I cannot seem to keep up with the amount of work and opportunities that I have before me.  As usual it is a lot of work and little time for self. I would like to thank everyone who is actually reading

Vive la France

It has been a cold and snowy winter in Portland this year.  I’m glad the promise of spring  is coming closer. There is a very exciting thing  I will be experiencing in April. I want to share with you.   I have been holding it in because I thought if

New Collection

  The new year is not so new anymore.  It rushes by like a river.  Spring is almost here and like the new buds that are emerging everywhere I look, my new collection is also ready to bloom. So many new thing are coming my way and I look forward

Earth Passage

The passage of time is a transition, a movement. Living life in the now and forever going forward. Some things we shed and some things we take with us. What we take are our tools, they help to build the future and add to the character of our life. The

Process – works like magic

In the depths of darkness and decay a seed stirs inside.  This seed will be magic and beauty.  The light that shines on my soul and thus through my work is constantly being reborn.  As I travel to the core of being I find too many metaphors for love, strength,

To The Core

I will be having a artist reception on December 5 from 6-8 pm at the Jupiter Hotel Gallery.  This show will be new work that deals with the idea of ‘The Core’.  I recently was interview for a local radio show “Art Focus” on KBOO Radio.  This was my first

The Work Cycle II

The next cards in the reading are the Past and Expectations.  The past shows us the root of the situation or the background of what we are involved in.  Expectations will indicate the persons attitude.  How they want things to be with positive or negative approaches. Past – Death –

New Work and Process

Over the last year I have been creating on a new body of visual art.  Often times this is just something I need to do and start working on without a gallery to hang or venue in mind. I am very fortunate to have things like this fall into place