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Sebastopol Center for the Arts: Art Quilt Show

It was a long time that I didn’t submit any of my work into various shows. Life got in the way and maybe I didn’t resonate with the themes. My friend and fellow “quilter”, Karen Balos, suggested I join SAQA, Studio Art Quilt...

Assemblage: The Re-contextualizing of Objects

There is an affliction some artists have of seeing potential and beauty in everything. Now that I have taken a plastic fusing class, a bookmaking workshop and an assemblage class—will I ever throw anything away again? This...

Love Fest @ PenWag: Winter Presentation & Workshop

My friend Marcia Manzo called me last year to see if I would be interested in sharing pictures of my trip to Japan, two years ago, for the Peninsula Wearable Art Group. I love sharing things that are so dear to my heart.  This...

Knee deep in plastic! Upcycling Plastic with Auli Sookari

I met Auli at the local Tam Valley Craft Fair in November. On my way out I noticed a sublime stack of gauzy looking scarves in divine colors. Her booth was simple and welcoming. She dyes with natural dyes and teaches classes. I...

Studio Sorting 106

I keep my hard patterns up a tall ladder in a loft in the studio. I accumulate the currently used ones on my makeshift closet on the ground floor. Over time the current ones get hard to access and I need to upload some to make...

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