Support NM Wilderness Alliance

Richard and I are both pleased to participate in the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance‘s (NMWA) exhibit: WILDERNESS: land untrammeled. The NMWA is “dedicated to protecting the increasingly rare wild places within [New Mexico’s] public lands.” Continue reading “Support NM Wilderness Alliance”

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Soup is Love Project Update

“Helping Other People through Art”

Join other community members at the Little Bird de Papel studio to create beautiful soup bowls for a homeless charity fundraiser to be held in March 2018. You will learn how to build ceramic bowls from slab clay and a mold. Your bowl will go through a bisque firing. Then you will learn how to refine and decorate the bowls for a final, glaze firing. You will be able to make as many bowls as you would like throughout the year. Participants in this project are invited to volunteer at the fundraising event in March 2018 during Women and Creativity Month. Continue reading “Soup is Love Project Update”

Origami Earrings Galore!

I really enjoy making my origami earrings, especially selecting the papers and complementary Swarovski crystals. I have designed 57 different pairs of earrings, in six different color families, and six custom earring options. For more details on my earrings, click the link for each color located above the photo collage for that color. Continue reading “Origami Earrings Galore!”

¡Globalquerque!

Every year we look forward to ¡Globalquerque! If you love world music, don’t miss this event. We’ll be on the road this year at the Armonk Outdoor Art Show in Armonk, NY. But we hope that you will take the opportunity to attend. Hi    Continue reading “¡Globalquerque!”

New Works Combine Art and Poetry

Richard and I are on the road. We’ve just completed shows in Milwaukee, WI and Rochester, MI. Now we’re headed to Philadelphia, PA and Armonk, NY. (Go to https://littlebirddepapelblog.wordpress.com/arts-and-crafts-shows/ to see a list of my remaining 2017 shows.)  Continue reading “New Works Combine Art and Poetry”

Featured Artist: Jade Leyva

Jade LeyvaJade Leyva, 2017 Local Treasures Designee, was born in Mexico City and now makes her home in New Mexico. Her work combines influences from Magical Realism to Pre-Columbian and Postmodernism. On the surface, Jade’s work often appears whimsical, but a closer look leads the viewer into a deeper reflection on her central themes of art, love, unity, and our fragile relationship to Mother Earth.  Her series of iconic women is especially intriguing and thought-provoking. Continue reading “Featured Artist: Jade Leyva”