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Letting Go of the Wheel

Letting go of the wheel was not easy but after more than 20 years as a potter who loves the wheel, both my hands developed chronic tendinitis. As it became more difficult and painful to wedge, center, and throw, I resolved to create more sculptural work...letting go of the wheel.Inspired by my love ...

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What’s so important about Indian Market?

 

The 3rd weekend in August every year, Santa Fe is overtaken with more than a 1000 Native American artists, offering traditional and contemporary artwork for sale.
So What?
You may wonder why this is important - what makes it different from any other art show or festival? It is the largest ...

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[ Native American ][ New Art ][ Sculpture ][ sgraffito ]

So what the heck is a Totem Stick?

A Tribute
Totem Sticks are my own design, inspired by the magnificent totem poles of northwestern tribes like the Tlingit. Totem Sticks are an homage to those massive works of art - and you can hang it on your wall.

Totem poles were a sign of wealth, often constructed in front of the home of a Chi...

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[ Lidded Jars ][ Red Earth ][ Sculpture ][ Uncategorized ]

Did You Hear What Happened at Red Earth?

For the very first time, I entered my work in the "Sculpture" category - one of my new Totem Sticks titled Healing Magic of a Teacher. And it won 2nd place!! Yippee! I don't even have a professional photo of it because it sold too.  But here it is, hanging on the wall of my booth.
So What, You Say...

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Counting Down

Installation Day

Spirits Rising, an exhibition of my work, opens April 3 at Red Earth Art Center in Oklahoma City. This is wildly exciting for me so I hope you will bear with my exuberance. Installation day was Friday, March 31, and I thought you might enjoy a couple of "behind the scenes" photo...

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One Woman Show

It is with breathless anticipation that I announce my solo exhibition, Spirits Rising, opening April 3.
Opening Reception
I am pleased to invite you to the Opening Reception April 5 from 5-7 pm at the Red Earth Art Center, 6 Santa Fe Plaza, Oklahoma City. If you are not in or around Oklahoma City,...

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[ Gratitude ][ New Art ][ Sculpture ]

My Heart Isn’t Blue

Happy New Year!  Recently I read that the second Monday in January is called Blue Monday because of the let-down after the holidays.

A New Adventure
For me it has been a time of transition to a new body of work and a new way of working. Thrilling? Yes! Scary? Yes, of course! Change brings many pro...

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Movin’ On Out

Last month I gave you a little tease about my new direction...but just so you know I'm serious...I've sold two of my pottery wheels, making room in the studio for a third work table and two sculpture stations. (Hint: expect to see Spirits Rising (right) appear in different forms.)
The Mechanics
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