10 Jul 2014

Making Your Life As An Artist

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 […]

29 Jun 2014

Nature Built Series

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 […]

30 Apr 2014

Art in the Open; Weekend Festival on the Schuylkill

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, […]

6 Mar 2014

Eco Fusion Workshop Highlights

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!

20 Feb 2014

FIBERNEXT- an Exhibition at Delaware Museum of Art

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 […]

3 Feb 2014

Creative Materials All Around

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 […]

3 Jan 2014

What Happens When You Pour 1200f Molten Aluminum Into An Ant Hill

You find the most beautiful example of organic, natural sculpture.

3 Jan 2014

Willow Art Workshop

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 […]

19 Jan 2013

Encountering Nature

This exhibition examines some of the ways artists respond to nature in their work. It includes installation, video, photography, painting, and sculpture to examine the myriad ways that artists interact with nature. Artists whose works are on display include: Anne Appleby, Vaughn Bell, Susan Benarcik, Randy Bolton, Ann Chahbandour, Caitlin Cunningham, Annette Davidek, Adam Davies, […]

27 Jul 2012

Dendrology; Work in progress

  In an exhibition titled “Dendrology”, which addresses the nature of trees in the broader context of the natural world and in the realm of human society, themes of deforestation, growth, interdependence, and sustainability are presented by artists in a variety of media.    Dendrology; from ancient Greek “dendron” meaning tree, and “logia” the study or science […]