Al Mano

In a busy world like mine, there’s something about the repetition of hand work that is so enjoyable. It’s nice and quiet and slow. Taking a look back at some pieces is a good motivator. Here’s a review of some of my faves that I have on hand. Stay tuned for another post featuring some…

A madcap caper

I had hardly recovered from the Black Hearts Ball when I jumped into this collaboration with Emily Stover for her exhibition at the great Soap Factory called Artists on the Verge. (Whew, that’s a lot of links) The show was a collaboration with Northern Lights.mn featuring new work by 5 Minnesota-based emerging new media artists. The…

The Salmon People

Going up to the Last Frontier means leaving many things behind. Friends, family, a home and studio space. Spending a summer in Alaska presents unending challenges, learning and adaptation. Diving into a new life forces a person to become more childlike. Forces, me in particular, to give up the fear of not knowing for the…

Salt & Pepper

Every once in a while, something comes along that is just too good to pass up. You’ll be digging through your stuff and come across something you forgot you had that is perfect for the project your’re working on. Or, you’ll be walking along and find an object that drives you to a halt, it’s…