Recently, I took a class in dry-point etching to add new techniques to my quiver of techniques for printmaking. It was taught by Ren Adams at New Grounds Print Workshop. I had a lot of fun learning this technique, especially when I got to use dry-point to etch images onto milk cartons! I also learned to do dry-point etching on tin and on plexiglass. Continue reading
SOUP IS LOVE PROJECT FOUR MONTH REPORT
We are four months into the Soup is Love Project. More than 30 people participated in the project launch which was held in conjunction with Albuquerque’s citywide Women and Creativity. It was great because we met many of our neighbors, some who came back with their kids or grandkids. We’ve had another 30 from our Soup is Love MeetUp. Altogether, we have made more than 200 bowls! Continue reading
This year is the 12th Annual “Albuquirky” Little Houses Silent Auction Fundraiser for Off Center Arts. Each year, local artists are given little wooden houses to turn into one-of-a-kind works of art, which are then auctioned off to raise funds for a worthy cause. My assistant, Deb Weaver, and I are happy to participate again this year. Continue reading
I am always looking for new materials to incorporate into my art. I was delighted to find I could use Tyvek for origami and incorporate it into outdoor art. My weather-resistant origami crane chains are a big hit at art shows, especially in the spring when people are beginning to spruce up their outdoor living areas.
We had a wonderful turn out for the kick off of our year-long Soup is Love project, where we are making bowls for a fundraiser for homeless charities to be held in March 2018. Throughout the two-day event, more than 20 people dropped by and made 45 bowls in many shapes and sizes. Continue reading
We’re excited to unveil our new blog at the same time we are unveiling our new studio facade. My assistant Deb Weaver and I picked the colors to match our logo. The new facade reflects our love for color and whimsy. Continue reading