(of) woodstoves, bathtubs and jimson weed

celebrations

and so it's happening again. i am moving the studio. a rough ride these past 3 years, relocating in and out of unsuitable places, strewing bits and pieces of my beloved studio across mesas, steep and rocky dirt roads and not-so-shallow rivers.... yes, there are still rivers to cross in new mexico. but this time is different. recurring …

patty’s garage

HolidayOpenStudio2016-Patty1

a quiet, on the splurge of the moment holiday open studio with a couple of neighbors, patty o'connor (beautiful and colorful blended media on canvas) and terri miller (very interesting recycled art out of old tires), for hot cider and sunshine from the new mexico's sky. here are a few shots. the sun's glare was really bright...   …

finding each other

Staine Brooches

sometime it happens in a flash, sometime it takes longer... but each piece always finds its human match. always. this one below is the last of a one-of-a-kind brooch series from a few years back. the first three were bought by jewelers'werk galerie at an american craft council show in baltimore, some while ago. round stained …