Self Portraits

How do we see ourselves? This is one of the questions I needed to answer in order to create a series of self portraits for a photography assignment. There are so many ways to answer the question! We often define ourselves by our work and our family. There is truth that we see ourself in …

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Liberating Linens!

I love fabric in all its forms, especially linen. With age and use, linen becomes soft and drapes beautifully. Linen is extremely durable, it is absorbent, strong, doesn’t abrade and is stronger when it is wet. Linen or flax has been used for clothing, bedding and other household uses for many thousands of years. Although …

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Radiant Light Quilt in Quilts and Health

Quilts and Health is a newly published book exploring the connection between textiles and health. The authors are: Marsha MacDowell, professor of art at Michigan State University Museum Clare Luz assistant professor, Department of Family Medicine at Michigan State University Beth Donaldson, Digital Humanities Project Asset Coordinator at Michigan State University. These three authors have …

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Encaustic Painting Workshop with Ann Shier

I spent a very happy weekend learning more encaustic painting techniques with artist Ann Shier. This was a two-day comprehensive encaustic painting workshop. I had taken an introductory encaustic painting workshop with Vashty Hawkins: Introduction to Encaustic Painting Image Transfer Workshop. This small taste, left me wanting to try more. Ann has a great studio space in …

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Best artwork of 2017!

Nine of my best liked Instagram posts from 2017. These were automatically generated by logging into: An interesting way to see your work in relation to how others see it. I was surprised at a couple of inclusions. Instagram is such a great platform for capturing snapshots of your work. I use Instagram quite a …

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