Once upon a time this display cabinet lived in my nephew’s store and held Troll Beads. Now it lives in my spare room and holds keys! I decided that the cabinet would look better if all the panels were velvet so I went on a quest to get some foam and some cloth. Lucky for… Continue reading Sunday Project
Years ago a friend of mine was going through a very difficult time and I wanted to give her something as a gesture of support. I thought – where do you go when the earth is crumbling around you? You stand in a doorway…this led to all sorts of other thoughts about transitions and being… Continue reading Latest Doorway: Rosetta
It’s not just the fear that I’ll give a party and no one will come; it’s the fear that people won’t like my work…yesterday was the reception for my show at SCYAP Gallery and I’m saying yes to success! Despite the cold and the much needed rain people came. Even people I didn’t know. Even… Continue reading Out of the Basement
I knew that a phone cam made it easier to peek into the infinity boxes ; I had no idea when I made the boxes how much people would embrace this – I assumed they’d just look with their eyes. Unwittingly I’ve created a 21st Century interactive experience. On Friday I received the most lovely… Continue reading (in)Side Effects
I’m not that great about accepting help from others. Maybe I’m too scared of being rejected to ask. Or maybe I’m just stubbornly independent.
On Saturday I set up for my first ever solo exhibition: exciting and intimidating! Today my mind isn’t worrying about whether or not anyone will like what I’m showing (or even if anyone will see it). Today’s thoughts are about how best to use the five hours of set up time…thanks to a nice email… Continue reading Trials and Errors
Today I am taking part in Remix – a show and sale of upcycled furniture and other artifacts. The furniture in this show is really beautiful – all the stuff that Home Sense and Winners tries to be only the furniture is actually refinished, re-purposed, and substantial instead of a quick and light reproduction of… Continue reading Apprehension