Collaborative Drawings

CO-DRAWING I've begun to participate in a collaborative drawing group. Quarterly, drawings are passed among a group of artists to share results, determine which are "finished," and to select a drawing to take back to the studio to add to. This drawing was begun by Gene McMahon to which I added the text (2nd state [...]


ARTRUMPS: Resistance and Action

I RESIST/ I EMBRACE I am bringing my Ribbons of Resistance project to Bonfire Gallery, Seattle, April 1-May 27, 2017. Ribbons of Resistance was created in response to the Presidential election. Over 1000 ribbons have been distributed free by mail, and by hand at the Women's Marches in D.C., Denver, and Seattle. It also [...]


The Role of the Artist in Uncertain Times

NO TIME FOR PARALYSIS! Since the election, I have been thinking a lot about the role of the artist in society. Can we make a difference? Can we use our voice/our work to speak truth to power, to rally others to action. I have had a difficult time seeing a way forward with the [...]


New in the Collection

Museum of Glass/Collection and Exhibition September 2016 I'm delighted to announce that my work in now included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Glass. During a residency at MOG in 2008, I worked with hot shop manager and chief gaffer Ben Cobb, gaffer Gabe Feenan and others to create "beneficial micro-organisms"  that became the central focus [...]