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June 1, 2015
An Unglamorous Week

In the life of this artist there hasn’t been much blog-worthy news lately. Mostly work alternating between computer and gardens. And trying not to get pushed around by my numerous lists (yes, I’m a serious list nut, and created a 2-part sculpture about it all: Lists and Dreams). The snapshots below show some of the infrastructure tasks.

May 21, 2015
The Studio as Tool

Looks kind of like a professional photography set-up, doesn’t it? The reality is: I’m winging it – my usual trial and error method of learning. The studio isn’t simply a space to work in, it is a tool in itself. And like all tools, you need to learn how to use them. In this case, […]

May 16, 2015
Sculpture garden in progress

I’ve been planting like a maniac this past week. Mostly perennials in the new sculpture garden and small trees along the property line in an effort to enclose the garden with walls of green (thank the gods I planted 2 long hedges 25 years ago). In time, when entering the garden you will be in […]

April 27, 2015
Clearing the way

With the help of Carrie Linton, today we took down the ceramic sculptures created at my 2014 Kohler Arts/Industry residency. Clearing the way for photo shoots of recent work and making space for creating new work.

April 21, 2015
Clay Forum at NYU

Watershed has a biennial ceramics symposium at New York University. This year, on April 18th, the keynote speaker was Glenn Adamson, Director of Museum of Arts and Design, followed by talks from artists Kathy Butterly and Adams Puryear. I was one among twenty artists to then give 5-minute presentations of our ceramic work. Simultaneously exhausting and stimulating, […]