The Dubious Expedition

Coming soon to a gallery far far away… in LA!   There is also a tumblr page for this and other Dubious Beasts shows. Shing and I have collaborated on some very special pieces for this one and I will be sending along a few more recent sculptures, as well. Wish I could be there […]

One month in.

It’s been nearly a month in the new space at Ground Floor Gallery & Studios and I am still delighted. There has been a dedicated mix of work (new chrysalis structures) and play (wool samples, nuno/laminate felting samples). My eagerness to make the 10 mile drive to a blazing hot warehouse has not waned one bit. […]

Welcome to Tahiti!

I’ve had the keys to the new studio space for a little over a week now and didn’t get my huge work tables moved over until Friday. My original intention was to take supplies over on an “as needed” basis… turns out I apparently need everything. The home studio has noticeably more elbow room, though […]

A sign of things to come

I surprised myself with a very quick, decisive “Yes!” & signed a lease on a studio space. It’ll be the first time I’ve worked outside a home-based studio in over 20 years.  This will invariably be a slow, project based move to the new space. I’m in no hurry, only excited about being able to […]

Shana versus “Vs.”

Shana versus “Vs.”

This epic battle has been raging for a long time… way before I met it head on when I adopted felting as my primary process. ART VERSUS CRAFT At first, I tried on the Craft moniker tentatively…sure it fit,  like an oversized yellow rain poncho, shouting loudly to the world “I AM NOW A CRAFTER. A […]

Figuratively Speaking Reviewed by Joe Nolan

Nashville art critic, Joe Nolan, reviewed the Figuratively Speaking show at the Rymer Gallery for the Nashville Scene. Here’s what he had to say: Full article HERE. Figuratively Speaking is a new exhibit at Rymer that finds gallery director Natalie Dunham presiding over a show that she juried, choosing a handful of work from a flood […]