“Rock Houses” in Process

I’ve spent most of this week working on Rock Houses, at left,  to make a photography deadline. It’s always a strong motivator when I have an appointment with Greg Staley, who does all my professional photography (unlike the snapshot on this page!). I’ll replace this poor photo with his as soon as it’s available. (UPDATE:…

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Great Studio Tour Weekend; “Seashells” Gone to New Home

It was a beautiful fall weekend for the Great Falls Studios Ninth Annual Studio Tour! Sunny and brisk with the fall leaves just about at their peak. I was in a new location this year at the Artists’ Atelier with 11 other artists. There was such fun and such energy there. Visitors were waiting at…

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Studio Tour is this Weekend!

We’re counting down the days to the Great Falls Studios Ninth Annual Studio Tour! Just three days away on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 from 10 AM – 5 PM both days. It’s a wonderful way to spend a beautiful fall weekend driving the back roads of Great Falls to see artists creating…

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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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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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What a Great Weekend at the Studio Tour!

It was a great weekend for the Studio Tour last weekend–crisp fall weather, sunshine, leaves just starting to turn. Many thanks to all who visited my studio. I look forward to this event all year, because it’s so much fun to have people see my work in its natural environment so they can envision how…

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Studio Tour This Weekend

The Great Falls Studios Eighth Annual Studio Tour is this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16, from 10 – 5.  Go to www.greatfallsstudios.com to download a map and brochure to plan your free driving tour. Or pick up a brochure at any of the venues. I’m putting the finishing touches on today! My studio is…

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I’m on the Cover . . .

  of the Great Falls Connection newspaper today! What a nice surprise just in time for the Great Falls Studios Tour this weekend. The picture shows me standing in front of the design wall in my studio, where I had several pieces in progress at once–a common occurrence for me! The article is about my…

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