Early to rise

Posted on Mar 3, 2015

I’m sitting on the couch as dawn breaks. Drinking my coffee, snuggling with the pup, and slowly waking up with the sunrise. There are two large pieces hanging in the front window which serve to offer some privacy without completely blocking out the view. As the light changes outside from the blue dark of early […]

Collaboration

Posted on Feb 17, 2015

As an artist working from one’s own studio rather than from a shared space or (as I started in) a converted warehouse with multiple artist’s studios, it’s easy to get lost inside your own head. There are some ways that that can be pleasant; the quiet, the absence of interruption… but in other ways it […]

A Little Compare and Contrast

Posted on Nov 6, 2014

I often use Bullseye glass in my work. In addition to being a local factory and resource center, they have an amazing selection of colors from subtle to gem-like. Many of the styles of glass also come in iridescent finishes. These can range from delicate silver or gold to intensely colored rainbow effects, and from […]

The Puzzle of Eratosthenes In Ulam’s Garden

Posted on Nov 6, 2014
The Puzzle of Eratosthenes In Ulam’s Garden

Eratosthenes in Ulam’s Garden in transmitted light. 20″ x 20″ Sometimes an idea takes lots of research and work, tons of deep thinking, false starts. Other times the Muse leaves a gift in her wake. Eratosthenes in Ulam’s Garden is an example of the latter case. The first weekend of the Portland Open Studios tour […]