The Charm of Invisibility

Posted: October 15, 2015

Walking the Dog
Artists like to rhapsodize over their materials, their tools, their process, their muse. Fertile ground one and all. You've heard people say their dog ate their homework? Well, my dog Emily turned me into a quilt artist. Oh yes, she did. And even though Emily is no longer with me, her presence is keenly felt in my artwork. This one is called Walking the Dog. Read More...

Talented individuals soar past their comfort zone working one-on-one with me

Posted: August 9, 2015

Lori Davis
I can always tell when an individual is ready to spend a day with me filling in the gaps in their fiber education. They linger in my studio, ask a couple questions, touch the cloth, linger some more -- then I break the tension by asking if they sew. Read More...

Art Critic's review of Tribal Dance of the Ferns & Fireflies

Posted: April 8, 2014

Tribal Dance of the Ferns & Fireflies
ABJ Art & Architecture Critic Dottie Shinn wrote a review of the AORC Biennial Show and devoted several paragraphs to my piece, The Tribal Dance of the Ferns & Fireflies. What Read More...

Wheaton terrier's mom tickled with fiber portrait of gorgeous Dixie

Posted: April 1, 2014

Dixie Bednar caricature
This is Dixie Bednar. Her mom, who lives in Illinois, found me through Facebook and drove Dixie in so I could run my fingers through her luscious fur. This is the portrait I made of her. Read More...

My work receives praise in art critic's review

Posted: January 24, 2014

Magic Reality
Art Critic Dottie Shinn reviewed our show, Upstairs, Downstairs, Works of Art from the Penthouse Artists, in January. As I had hoped, it was a great review. Even better, she wrote about some of the intricacies of my work -- as well as the results. Here it is for you to read yourself. Read More...