My 12”x 12” quilted piece, Swirling Suns 2, was juried into Printed & Stitched, a joint exhibition of the work by members of the California Society of Printmakers and Studio Art Quilt Associates, Northern and Southern California/Nevada Regions. The exhibition will open at Art Ark in San Jose on May 20, 2023. An artist reception … More Juried in!
I recently took a fun gelli printing Time Travelers workshop with artists Nat Kalbach, Birget Koopsen, and Marsha Valk. Great class where I learned some new ways to use the gelli plate for printing. Nathalie Kalbach interviewed me for a “Nice To Meet You” article on her website. Here’s a link to the article on … More Read About Me on the N*Studio Blog
My 12″x12″ quilt, Leucojum, is heading to Albuquerque, NM where it will reside until goes to a lucky bidder at the SAQA Online Benefit Auction. You can bid on this and/or other great 12″ x 12″ art quilts to support SAQA exhibition and outreach programs. This year’s auction will take place online from September 14 … More SAQA Benefit Auction
I took some uncompleted quilt blocks from who-knows-when and reworked them with a couple layers of gelliprinted stenciling. I made blocks out of stamped and printed fabric along with commercial fabrics. I liked it, but now don’t remember what I had in mind. From time to time, the blocks resurfaced, but I didn’t know what to do … More Unfinished Blocks Transformed with Stenciling!
Over the past 12 months I participated in a group of women committed to creating art in a 12′ x 12″ format and making at least 8 – 12 pieces during that time period. We met monthly at the Textile Dream Studio in Berkeley. We’re showing our work at Bay Quilts in Richmond from Dec … More Twelve x Twelve Challenge
Here’s an update on Life Forms, my solo exhibit, at UC Berkeley Extension’s Art and Design Center: I installed the show a day early, so it’s up and available for viewing. I’m pleased with how great it looks in this space. I chose work from my portfolio created for the Post-Baccalaurate Certificate in Visual Arts plus … More Life Forms at the Art and Design Center
Inexorable: Spring 2014 Public Education Exhibition, Juried by Conrad M. Meyer Two of my prints combining linocut and silk screening techniques learned in this spring at San Francicso Art Institute and Chrysalis Studios will be in this show. If you get a chance, swing by and catch this show. I’ll be at the closing … More Spring ’14 Public Exhibition
It was a busy week, and I didn’t have time to do any homework for my printmaking class. I usually do my carving at home, so I can spend most of my in-class time using the press. As I was getting ready to head over to the class at Chrysalis Studio in SF, I grabbed … More A Keen Print
A few weeks ago I completed a silk screening class at San Francisco Art Institute with artist Jonathan Palmer. I was inspired by some of his prints where he combined silk screening and relief printing and decided to create my own series using these techniques. I posted about it here. I created three related prints … More Two new prints
Several months ago I created this linocut of a heart. The photo below shows my initial sketches, the carved linoleum, and the print on paper and on fabric. I wanted to take it further, but wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with it. I’m currently enrolled in a six week silkscreen printing class at … More Silkscreen meets Lino