Art of the South 2015 & Nashville Collage Collective

Art of the South 2015 & Nashville Collage Collective

I have been cultivating a new habit of  journal writing in the morning instead of picking up my internet. It’s a very useful practice but then I don’t really feel like writing again during the day…hence the two month blog absence. Did you get my Spring newsletter???   CLICK HERE.  It included all this: Aculeus” […]

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. […]

Aculeus

Noun 1. aculeus – a stiff sharp-pointed plant process plant process, enation – a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ pricker, prickle, spikelet, sticker, thorn, spine – a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf 2. aculeus – a sharp-pointed process especially a sting of a hymenopterous insect stinger […]

Polypore Slug

The sculpture had already been completed when I went about the task of figuring out what I’d made. A polypore is shelf or bracket fungus. And while I do equate this planimal with a sea creature, “slug” had a nicer ring than “nudibranch”. This piece is covered in soft merino and was made with both […]