“BAD” Insect Beauty is a piece I created for a show at the Cooper lanza Gallery in Fairhaven, WA. in 2015 and it will now be exhibited in Ventura, California on May 19th 2018 at the Art City Studios in a show curated by Sophia Kidd under the name “Bad”. This event will highlight the
I Got fairy Balls I had a horrible time at graduate school because I was under the tutelage of older men who achieved success in the “Conceptual” era. They insisted that I must figure everything out before I started and then follow this to a “T”! I have to say, I did learn many
Cerberus Recently visited another artists’ studio and home. As I viewed their work I realized that certain forms are predisposed towards emotional content. So of course I had to play with the “Box” form and see for myself how it felt and what imagery this form would illicit from me. I have to admit that
Homesis: The Invisible Element was created as a demonstration for the public as they visited my studio during the “Whatcom Artists Studio Tour” this October 2017. I had no Idea as to what would appear and am greatly astonished and pleased with the end articulation. Homesis is made using homemade clay with fiber and paper
www.claygods.com, has a new face and form. Please check out the “gods”. About to start a new phase in my life, so look forward to a mutation of all previous work into something completely transfigured.
Shamanic Convergence Series The “Shamanic Convergence” series is an aside to my Mantua Ladies and I started it around Thanksgiving 2015, I have two tiles ready to fire. Shamanic, because I need to reflect the violence occurring in the world at this time, but refuse to enter into abject imagery. I feel I can address
Figuration: The Mantua Ladies Figural ceramic work arose organically and naturally for me, a rupture in my consciousness around which I have healed my mind and soul and continue endlessly in this pursuit regardless of the possible tragedy that may ensue. My America has not always understood this aspect of my work. The natural beauty
Birch Bay Mural: Completed November 2015 This seven by five foot, high fire clay tile mosaic, link to archive/process images was a commissioned art work for the hotel complex nestled on Birch Bay in Washington State. Location I am a ceramicist and active environmentalist using the beauty and splendor of nature itself both in the