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I've been making more of these little books. This one feels very stark and simple, just like life right now.

Food, Revisited

Pandemic life has been both monotonous and circular. Obviously, we haven't stopped eating, but sometimes I go periods of time without...

Hope

Of all the words that have gone through my head in the last several months, hope is the one that I try to hold onto. It's become a little...

The Thrill of Appearing in Print

My book collages are in the current issue of Uppercase Magazine! While I've had a few of my pieces appear in the magazine before, this is...

How to be Finished

Through my weekly talks with Maria, I've put more thought into why I do things the way I do. In some cases, Maria and I have very similar...

A Daily Practice, Part 2

Maybe you need a little kick in the pants to get your own practice going. I wish I could give you the magical solution, but I've finally...

A Daily Practice

As a result of my weekly chats with my artist friend Maria, I've been thinking a lot more about my process, and why I do the things I do....

My Small World

Here's a picture of what my world looks like right now, plus the little corner at the end of the "eat-in area" where my studio desk sits....

How I Keep Going

Over the last three months, I've made a surprising amount of artwork. Not because that was my intention, and not because I necessarily...

Unfolding Narratives

In mid-February, I put up a show of my collages and artist books at the North Adams Library in North Adams, MA. It had been up for a few...

Candied Violets

I really enjoy making illustrations of recipes and processes that I actually do. This means that the instructions are a little vague on...

Making it Move

I don't know how to describe the pace of life right now. I wouldn't call it busy, but it's not idle either. Yes, my days are busy with...

Keep On Going

These past couple of months have driven my feelings and emotions about everyday things to an extreme. I enjoy cooking----however, when...

Kindness

When I saw that the Bennington Museum was asking people to make posters for their gate, I thought, I'd like to, but a poster? I don't...

Eat More Veggies and Other Advice

One good thing about being stuck in the house is that I'm managing to do lots of art. Some is just to keep me sane, some is for the...

New Work

I've been working bigger and bolder than I ever have. Maybe I find myself really comfortable in making collage pieces, or I just finally...

Drawing Meditation

As everything in life right now, I've found myself stripping even my art down to basics. I've spent lots of time lately with my pens,...

Chickens are my spirit animal, part 2

If you're astute, you may have noticed that I didn't even mention chickens in my last post. Good observation, reader. I'll get to that...

Chickens are my spirit animal, part 1

A few years, I got really concerned about the number of Lyme disease cases that were popping up in our area. Since my daughter enjoyed...

 

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