BIG, BIG news. The Maryland State Arts Council has awarded me the MSAC Creativity Grant to support my redwork quilt project. I am over the moon! I feel this quilt is perhaps the most important thing I’ve undertaken as an artist. Its purpose goes so far beyond myself. So, I’m deeply honored and grateful to have received this grant. Specifically, this grant will support my … Continue reading MSAC Grant Support for My Redwork Quilt Project!
My adventures in printmaking continue with my newest print of a barn owl sitting in a moonlit forest. I wanted to see if I could make a print that would pay respects to the engraving traditions that have been around for centuries. The idea for the barn owl flowed naturally from two projects I recently completed. The first was the owl I painted in my wall … Continue reading Printmaking Update: Barn Owl Engraving
Whew! It has been a busy summer. Back in Ohio at the moment. Often when I travel, I just can’t find my creative groove and my sketchbook lies forgotten at the bottom of my suitcase for the whole trip. This time has been different, though. My inspiration? A short little family camping trip in the Hocking Hills of Ohio. There, I got to know a … Continue reading Artistic Inspiration: Corvids are Cool