I am busy getting ready for a group show in December which has led me down a new and different path. Encouraged by an artist friend to push my embroidery and my mixed media practice further, I am currently experimenting with combining collage, textile work, and text-based art. The jumping-off point for our show is the DADA poem by Kurt Schwitters, “Ursonate.” While I made a … Continue reading Studio Update + Upcoming “Schsch” Group Show
I’ve reached Day 84 of my 100 days of mixed media, also known as my “Reconstructed Self” series! Here’s how it’s going. I made one of my favorite pieces on Day 69 …. … and then I had a bit of a slump and then a plateau about three-quarters through. I’ll be honest. I think I was getting bored and it was getting hard to come up with … Continue reading 100-Day-Project: On the Downward Slope
I’m excited to announce I’m participating in the 100 Day Project for 2017! I’m setting out to explore the cycle of building, destroying, eliminating, and rebuilding found in nature and all material processes. Starting on January 21st, I will create a series of small artworks on paper exploring that theme. I will be posting to my Facebook page and Instagram every day with a new work! This … Continue reading Announcing My 100 Days Project for 2017!
I have been busy, busy this week. I am getting ready to get married (yes, that’s right!). We are also preparing for a long-awaited move to Germany, where Mike will be stationed for three years. But more on that in a later post. Today, I wanted to share a book I just read, 30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans. A … Continue reading Life Lessons from the Wisest Among Us