Kicking off 2022 with a new modern embroidery sampler! Continue reading New Year, New Sampler
Since I started doing Sashiko mending, I’ve been obsessed with this technique, which was used for century in Japan to beautifully patach clothing. So, for my big holiday craft this year, I decided to make Sashiko ornaments! I just listed a bunch in my shop and I’m hoping to list more because the process is very addictive and satisfying. These cloth ornaments are handmade using … Continue reading New Christmas Ornaments Up in my Shop!
I have embarked on a new fiber art series entitled “Charting Loss,” about climate change. My aim is to explore all that is or has been lost already due to the climbing global temperatures and the havoc they are wreaking on fragile ecosystems around the globe. I’ve struggled with the idea of this series for awhile because I don’t want to convey doom and gloom … Continue reading New “Charting Loss” Series on Climate Change
I’ve never experienced so many cicadas in my life, bumbling through the air, buzzing and thrumming from the trees. They have no fear because their sheer numbers assure their species’ survival against all threat. They landed on us as we walked, hit our windshield like seeds. Continue reading Cicadas on the Brain
My collages are created through a process of combining different media and ripped-up pages of marks. It then becomes a process of layering, adding, sometime subtracting, and re-configuring. I am trying to relate the paintings to this process, but instead of combining collage pieces, I am building up layers of marks, subtracting areas by covering them up and then adding more and more layers until I feel the image is resolved. Continue reading Getting Ready for my March Solo Show