An overly long, and probably unnecessary, deeper look into the inspiration behind my newest art work, Weather Peace. This piece was an attempt at self- acceptance. I could say something like, “I was diagnosed with hereditary chronic depression three years ago and since then have received continual treatment”. But that doesn’t sound true at… Continue reading Tiny Bites
Thread, Fabric, Beads, Canvas Stretchers 18" X 24" Weathered Peace visualizes the physical damage caused to the brain by Depression. It depicts these outwardly invisible malformations as an internal storm suspended in one’s mind. Thunderstorms can be both destructive and soothing. They can explode with lighting, implode with tornado, rejuvenate with rain. It is not… Continue reading Weathered Peace, 2019
Here are some pages from an earlier draft of my Flat Pattern Alterations Workbook ! They talk about the important basic idea behind altering and truing a pattern. If you like what you see make sure you buy by $5 PDF on Etsy!
Abstract Emotion Samplers A series 30" X 11.5" Spray Paint and Thread on Cardstock A visual representation of emotions inspired by the beautiful compendium of words by John Koenig, The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows. In 0rder from top to bottom: Rubatosis: The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat. Chrysalism: The amniotic tranquility of being indoors… Continue reading Abstract Emotion Samplers, 2018
I hate the responsibilities of adulthood. I do not hate adulthood! Being in charge of me is AWESOME. Having choices is awesome. I hate checking voicemails, emails, and actual mail. I hate insurance paperwork, loans paperwork, tax season, and trying to figure out estimated tax payments. I hate having to think about credit cards and… Continue reading “The Creative Adult is the Child who has Survived”
First. Craft show. Ever. Took me years to muster up the courage to do this. It just took trying to conquer years of insecurity, lack of direction, and one spray painted iron board later WALA I spent 7 hours standing in front of my measly wares watching people respond to a variety of my work… Continue reading The Craft Show Cherry POP
Book Cutout Collage Zine This Zine is my exploration between realism and abstraction. What is more realistic; an image a machine takes of the stars? A chart with facts and figures? Or a Portrait? The struggle between realism and abstraction represents the struggle between an idea and an end result. Images of Charles Csuri’s Hummingbird… Continue reading Artistic Process, 2018
Thread on watercolor paper 23" X 16.5" Friend or Foe is an exploration of our atmosphere and relationship to the Sun. I find I have always attached positive emotional responses to the Earth and the Sun. The Earth is associated with trees, grassy lawns, and beaches. The Sun associated with shorts, suntans, and late summer… Continue reading Friend or Foe, 2018
Thread on watercolor paper 15" X 21" A purple hyacinth symbolizes forgiveness. Colorful threads represent the weft of time. This piece is depicts the confrontation between a woman at the end of her life with her younger self.
A Series Fabric and thread on watercolor paper 17.5" X 13.5" Shows the relationship between women, their chosen clothes, and their natural bodies. This series is ongoing. If you would like to participate visit instagram.com/eyetradehandmade. Gold/Blue/Red SOLD September 2018 Black Market