Altering reality!

While in Morocco I did a lot of research… discovering new patterns, colors, textures and any visual inspiration I could find. These discoveries came wrapped in a whole new light as I explored them as an artist. During my stay, spending time with fellow art residents and being introduced to local artisans, artists, designers and crafts people… well let’s …

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Working with a Local Craftsman

Layachi has been working with leather since he was a child. He started at around 9-years-old. He was probably fetching pelts and tea at that age, his hands too small to hold the tools, but no matter he is a MASTER craftsman now, and an amazingly nice guy. While in Tetouan, Morocco in February-March 2016 …

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Artist Retreat: Be Transformed

Explore your creativity & the great outdoors… Join me for a week of creating under the pines and in community at Art Groove Artist Retreat, August 19-24, 2016, in beautiful Angelus Oaks, CA. Want to learn different techniques for crafting your own Altered Book and come away with a book that’s entirely your own? Sign-up …

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No Excuses

Rather than fret about why I haven’t posted in ages… let me just say this… I have a new addiction that is consuming me. GELLI PRINTING. I am LOVING the process. Whenever I have a free moment… I get into the studio and start printing. It is meditative  and allows me to simply “play”. I …

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Save the Date & Join Us!

Group Art Show: ArtSpeaks: Expressions of Hope and Healing Opening Reception: Saturday November 16, 5:00 – 7:30 PM Ambient sounds provided by Dr. Cliff Oliver. Enjoy the ancient Australian didgeridoo and the Native American flute — world music to calm the soul and inspire your imagination. What happens when seven artists come together through a …

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Big News!

Last Friday was a good day! The Visual Art Selection Committee selected me along with my friend Greg Brown to exhibit together, in the Encinitas Civic Arts Program in 2014. Our show entitled “Luminous: Light and Transparency on Paper” will be mounted at the end of February and up until mid April. This is very …

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Sneak Peek!

It’s great when the muse is active. And so I have been busy honoring the process. Here’s a sneak peek at some new pieces that I am ironing out. Hamsa hands. These “hands of protection” are of special interest to me as they are used in many cultures around the globe, crossing borders and the …

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