During the past few weeks of holiday making-frenzy, I’ve looked forward to having time to work on some projects that had to be put on hold. Now the Holiday Arts Market is over, Christmas gifts have been made and delivered, and there is nothing pressing on the “to do” list. I have time for the studio! … Continue reading What’s Next?
A couple of years ago I hit the yard sale jackpot: a whole carton of vintage photos for a wonderful (affordable) price. Hundreds of photos: formal, informal, serious and silly, from the late 1800’s through the 1970’s. Two years later I’m still finding delightful surprises when I browse through them. Some of the photos beg… Continue reading Every picture tells at least one story
Wired! I returned home from a brief trip, fired up the computer and.....no internet connection. During the hours it took to resolve the problem, I brooded over my dependence on being wired. It was tempting, at least briefly, to angrily embrace a Luddite perspective about the “good old days” before electronics. I was certainly “wired”… Continue reading Wired!
Inspired by the incredible book collaborations of Carolyn Jones, Dorothy Swendeman, Terri Tinkham, and Vikki Young (Buttonwillow Studio), Janet Cooper and I (aka The Girls in the Attic) set out to create a book that would celebrate our beloved island, Jamestown RI. The book structure is formed by a series of connected envelopes, one… Continue reading Fantastic Jamestown
This is the excerpt for your very first post.