quilt of 3 cyanotype fern leaves

#ArtistsSunday Starts Today!

Artists Sunday was created in 2020 to encourage people to shop with artists and buy art as gifts during the holidays. I’ve joined in this year and will be running an online event from October 17th to December 12th. Each Sunday, at noon ET, I’ll post three items in my online shop, including some never-before-seen […]

cyanotype of three fern leaves

The Evolution of “3 Ferns”

Because I am talking about where ideas come from in my Creativity Explorers Facebook group this month, I thought I would share the evolution of my most recent piece to show how the idea for it changed over time.   This piece began, of course, with the three fern cyanotypes. I made each of the prints […]

cyanotype print of two maple leaves

Creative Burnout Update

In my last newsletter post, I wrote about the need to process the pandemic and for me, to address the impact that it had on my creativity. I was feeling guilty about even considering the impact of the pandemic on my life because I am someone with immense privilege for whom the pandemic was not […]

purple fountain pen on blank notebook

Creative Play Newsletter – Processing

Last month, I wrote about the chronic stress that we have all been under because of the pandemic and the creativity killer this has been for so many of us. This month, I have a solution to recommend. I read in the New York Times Sunday Review and editorial entitled “We Need to Process What […]

Creative Play Newsletter – Brain Fog

I had a meeting this week at work of the textile crafting group. (Yes, textile crafting librarians – totally my tribe!) We were talking about our COVID brains and how hard it has been to focus. None of us have been able to tackle anything new or complicated in over a year and it was […]

Blue Jean Ball April 10th

ACA Blue Jean Ball – April 10th

I recently joined the board of the arts organization that has given me the most support and helped me to grow as an artist over the past few years – the Arlington Center for the Arts. And, I am excited to say that our annual gala is coming up soon and will be virtual this […]