16 March, 2017

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 [...]

25 November, 2016

Ribbons of Resistance

Take Action! I created this in response to my deep sadness for our country stemming from the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election.  I am girded for the battles to come. Of particular concern to me are civil rights, the environment and women’s reproductive rights. What are yours? Wear this ribbon as a symbol of [...]

24 November, 2016

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 [...]

16 August, 2016

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 [...]

11 July, 2016

Artist Residency

Playa, Summer Lake, Oregon/September 2016 I am excited to be going to Playa in Summer Lake, Oregon for the month of September. Playa is a retreat for artists, writers, scientists and other creatives. No wifi, limited to no cell service and limited access to the internet will create a different kind of rhythm for experimentation [...]