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Constantly creating herself

Reading Xiane’s post about the “wealth of strong women” who have and continue to support her made me want to share the image to the right. It was made for me in 1996—over a decade ago!—by an extraordinarily supportive English teacher, Janis Ledman. Angelique — constantly creating herself The painting graces my studio, reminding me […]

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Prepping for my first gallery show

Maybe it’s the influence of journalism school, but I find I actually can be quite creative and productive under a deadline. The local gallery is having a members’ show in June, and I have the opportunity to include a maximum of five works. At the time I learned of the show, I had only completed […]

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Untitled, mixed media house

I’ve been thinking about homes and houses, inspired by some of the crafty creations I see in publications such as Somerset Studio and Cloth, Paper, Scissors, but also inspired by life: inheriting my mother’s house, working on homes for Habitat for Humanity, and probably just the general reflectiveness that can be expected when one turns […]

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Sneak Peek: Coming Friday!

Just finished photographing one of my major projects Wednesday night and, while the full series of photographs is not yet ready, I thought I’d update here with a sneak peek of a dozen detail images of the piece. Comments welcome, either here on the blog or on Flickr!

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“me to you” a handmade book, an act of healing

I created the above book as a gift to my father, whom I have not heard from in more than a decade. Obviously, writing to him and creating this representation of who I now am–when we last spoke, I was in high school; I’m now a thirty-year old woman, married and experiencing the trials and […]

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