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As a native plant gardener, the natural world is phenomenal and so much of the man-made world - our architecture, our cities - are stunning accomplishments. They exist hand in hand in both beautiful expressions and sometimes disastrous manifestations.
Our entire existence with the natural and the invented is intertwined – each dependent on the other, even as my art evolves, each breathing in the wake of the other.
As a mixed media artist - textile, paper, printmaker - various substrates and mediums - surface design is one aspect of the process that I love. I thoroughly enjoy the play with color, value and construct, particularly the improvisation which starts with one thing, an idea, a glimpse of a vision, perhaps something that captures my eye for a moment in time and it grows organically. I become focused on whatever piece I'm working on and follow my muse to find my way.

Blogging Challenge

This looks like a good way to test out my new skills to see if I can get this right! Writing My Life has a challenge posted and I’ll attempt to join in and see if I know how to pot it on the Blogging For Beginners site without publishing it to my actual blog. Theme for January 31, 2021-February 27, 2021:The theme for this challenge is “Hearts in all the Right (and Unusual) Places.” Interpret this however you like just meet the challenge anytime between today and February 27th. (The next… Read more Blogging Challenge