Award of Excellence at the Downtown Art Festival!

I’m honored to have won an Award of Excellence at the Downtown Art Festival in Gainesville, FL for the second year in a row. Two judges visit every competitive booth during the day on Saturday to score artists on originality, execution, and overall presentation of their work. At 4 PM, the festival staff and the…

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Acceptance at Baltimore, Atlanta Craft Shows 2014

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been accepted into the American Craft Council’s shows in Baltimore and Atlanta for 2014. The Baltimore show is being held February 21-23, 2014 at the Baltimore Convention Center at One West Pratt St. and the Atlanta show runs March 14-16, 2014 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. I did the…

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New Show Hung at Pinnacle Building

Last Thursday I helped hang a new show with fellow artists Eileen Doughty and Floris Flam at the Pinnacle Office Building in McLean, VA. The show is titled “Soft Fiber with a Cutting Edge,” and it features 28 abstract and landscape-inspired pieces of art. The show, located at 1751 Pinnacle Drive near the Tysons II…

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In the Studio – “Secret Garden” in Process

I’ve made some progress on the new piece from my last post–it has a name, and I’m working on adding texture with stitching lines. The central panel feels like a landscape to me, so I decided to call it “Secret Garden” and I’m adding some stylized flower and leaf images to the central panel with…

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More Journal Covers in Process – and a Start on a New Piece

I’m still working away at the journal cover tops–I’m up to 14 now! I can see possibly I need some more in the autumn color range. It’s a little like eating potato chips, you can’t stop with just one–I still have quite a few ideas for new covers. Which is a good thing! While I…

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Journal Covers in Process

It’s that time again–the fall shows are coming up fast! So naturally I’m in the studio working on my inventory. Today was journal covers–these are fabric covered holders for regular black and white composition books like you used in school. They’re great for well, journals, or you can use them to keep track of notes…

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Acceptance at Downtown Art Festival October 13-14

I’m excited to announce I’ve been accepted at the Downtown Art Festival in October in Gainesville, FL. This is the town where I grew up, so it’s really going to be fun, I think. This show is recognized as one of the top art festivals in the country, so I was a little uncertain about…

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