I spend a lot of time in the natural world, watching closely as plants and organisms are motivated by the elements and rhythmic cycles of the planet. I’m intrigued by the efficiency of the eco system, the methods organisms use to design, build, innovate, communicate, and thrive without imposing on humans. I wonder why humans […]
Concepto Hudson 741 Warren St. Hudson, New York 12534 Opening reception Saturday, July 19, 2014, 6-9 P.M. Exhibition Dates July 19 – August 17 Besides the day job, I feel like I’m on a permanent summer residency. After 20 years of working in a studio in an urban setting (no regrets!), I’m finally able to […]
A GUIDE TO BUILDING A BALANCED, SUSTAINABLE ARTISTIC LIFE. DON’T STARVE. MAKE ART. Well done, all artists should give it a read. “Making Your Life As An Artist” is smart, witty, short, and sincere; written by an artist for artists… and free too! Don’t roll your eyes… it’s not one of “those” books that serves […]
A New Series; “Nature Built” Influenced by the methods, skills, and projects of natural designers, I have been thinking about building a series of intricate forms reminiscent of the dwellings, nests, eyries, dams, hives, reefs, webs, warrens, hills, burrows and roosts of beavers, bowerbirds, ants, spiders, coral and etc. Both standing and suspended, these alluring sculpture offer an additional dimension as […]
Did you know that the along the banks of the Schuylkill River, from May 16-18, 2014 a jury-selected group of artists will create new works of art in a creative process open to everyone in a city wide event called Art in the Open? Art in the Open celebrates artists, their inspirations for creating art, […]
This is what happens when you put a group of curious and clever people in a room full of natural and found materials… Magic Happens. Some of the amazing results from Eco Fusion, the make and talk workshop at the Delaware Center for Horticulture. Thanks to all who were able to be part of the fun!
FIBERNEXT is a group exhibition at the Delaware Art Museum which opened on February 15 and runs through April 13. Co-curated by artists Carol Cole and Gina Bosworth, FiberNext showcases a blend of spectacular and intimate works that reflect the lively state of fiber art by 12 regional fiber artists. This exhibition will feature approximately 20 pieces […]
Are you feeling creative? When happens now? Do you follow through, or drop the ball and use the sad excuse, “I have no art materials kicking around to make anything”? Come to the Delaware Center for Horticulture on the evening of February 18th and 25th, where I’ll be giving a creative workshop called “ECO-FUSION”. There will be […]
You find the most beautiful example of organic, natural sculpture.
In a few weeks, I’ll be rubbing elbows with fellow horticulture types and sharing my green sculptural techniques at the “Mid-Atlantic Horticulture Short Course” in Virginia Beach, VA. Here’s a clip from the program describing my Willow Art Workshop: Presented by the Virginia Horticultural Foundation, this event encourages professionals and nonprofessionals to enjoy, learn, and […]