Makers Faire

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I had the pleasure of attending the Maker’s Faire this past weekend in Jonesborough, TN. You may be wondering how I learned about it and why I traveled 3 1/2 to get there, but that’s easy. Before we moved to TN we did a lot of research and Johnson City is one of the places […]

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Natural Inspiration Pt. I

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I grew up in a space that allowed and encouraged me to explore the world around me. One, because my parents were always outside (meant I was always outside) and two because when they weren’t they didn’t want me inside playing Nintendo or watching too much TV. My grandmother lived two blocks from us and […]

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Cynefin

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Hi! I haven’t written anything since March because I’ve been moving…to a different state! I’m in Tennessee and I am LOVING IT! It’s beautiful here and I feel like I’m on a different continent. I’m outside every day exploring and taking it all in. I’m finding new plant species, hiking (there are at least 4 […]

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Luna Moth-Commission

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Lots of people on social media comment about how much they love seeing my process. I like to take photos as I create art because I can go back and reference how I created something. This one took a lot of (gross) math.

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Pathways to Peace


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Roaming mountain trails this summer I discovered the serenity that comes with in the simplicity of nature. I couldn’t help but collect the shells left behind Using encaustic, I sealed the collected botanicals on reclaimed wood. This is a photo of the first 3 pieces in this series that sold.

October 4, 2018

SoulCollage Workshop July


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I led a SoulCollage workshop at Indigo Art Studio at the beginning of this month. It was fun and exploratory!   Here are what attendees had to say: “I love collage and this holds a meaningful purpose for a favorite art medium” “It was relaxing and a nice way to express and process feelings” “Everything […]

July 13, 2018

Gyotaku Octopus Print


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Last week I participated in a class to learn Gyotaku printing. I used a real octopus. I got a scan of the original today and I’m working on ideas for prints.

May 18, 2018

Teabag Tapestry


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I recently worked on an unusual abstract piece for an upcoming exhibit titled “Prescribed Expression”. The opening for this event is Wednesday, May 2nd. Opening remarks begin at 6:30PM. A friend helped me build the top part of the tapestry. I carefully picked out the wood I’d use and I love how perfectly it matches. […]

April 23, 2018

Penland


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*UPDATE* I’m going to Penland! Thanks to donations of friends and family, I raised the money! At the end of 2016 I decided to commit myself to growing as an artist. Since then I’ve worked really hard to stretch myself and grow in ways I never imagined. Here’s a sample of my work from the […]

March 31, 2018

SoulCollage Playdates


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SoulCollage® is an intuitive collage process that uses: Images. Imagination. Intuition.  SoulCollage® was created by Therapist & Author, Seena Frost in the late 1980’s. I learned the SoulCollage® process in 2016 and became a Facilitator under the loving and creative guidance of international author, artist and photographer, Catherine Anderson. SoulCollage® brings your internal process to life […]

March 5, 2018