Unseen Natives: Moving the fish on a rainy day

This is my adventure into creating an art installation for the Art in Rural Storefronts project sponsored by The Arts Center of Corvallis. ARS serves regional audiences in Linn and Benton Counties by bringing innovative, thought- provoking art projects to rural communities that lack spaces dedicated to contemporary/non-commercial art.  Three artists  were chosen to participate. Continue reading “Unseen Natives: Moving the fish on a rainy day”

Unseen Natives: progress

This is my adventure into creating an art installation for the Art in Rural Storefronts project sponsored by The Arts Center of Corvallis. ARS serves regional audiences in Linn and Benton Counties by bringing innovative, thought- provoking art projects to rural communities that lack spaces dedicated to contemporary/non-commercial art.  Three artists  were chosen to participate. Continue reading “Unseen Natives: progress”

Unseen Natives: Maquette

This is my adventure into creating an art installation for the Art in Rural Storefronts project sponsored by The Arts Center of Corvallis. ARS serves regional audiences in Linn and Benton Counties by bringing innovative, thought- provoking art projects to rural communities that lack spaces dedicated to contemporary/non-commercial art.  Three artists  were chosen to participate. Continue reading “Unseen Natives: Maquette”

DFP Name change: Unseen Natives

This is my adventure into creating an art installation for the Art in Rural Storefronts project sponsored by The Arts Center of Corvallis. ARS serves regional audiences in Linn and Benton Counties by bringing innovative, thought- provoking art projects to rural communities that lack spaces dedicated to contemporary/non-commercial art.  Three artists  were chosen to participate. Continue reading “DFP Name change: Unseen Natives”

Ditch Fish Project: starting to get fishy

This is my adventure into creating an art installation for the Art in Rural Storefronts project sponsored by The Arts Center of Corvallis. ARS serves regional audiences in Linn and Benton Counties by bringing innovative, thought- provoking art projects to rural communities that lack spaces dedicated to contemporary/non-commercial art.  Three artists  were chosen to participate. Continue reading “Ditch Fish Project: starting to get fishy”

Chocolate Fantasy Donation

On March 2, 2012, The Arts Center will be hosting their grand benefit called Chocolate Fantasy. Yes,with chocolate in the title, who wouldn’t want to attend? They have also roped in basketball coach Craig Robinson ( that’s Michelle Obama’s brother for those outside the area) who will be helping MC the event.  Besides the culinaryContinue reading “Chocolate Fantasy Donation”

Christmas Eve Sunset

We were fortunate, here in the Willamette Valley, to witness a stunning sunsets on Christmas Eve. We were traveling to Eugene for the family crab feed and I actually had the camera (amazing cause I always forget). Dave managed to find a couple of good pull-offs along Peoria Rd.  The hills are part of theContinue reading “Christmas Eve Sunset”

Botanical Silhouettes: hand-cut paper

Framed and ready for a holiday purchase, these three hand- cut paper botanical silhouettes would make a nice gift for plant and nature loving folks.  Frame dimensions: 10″x 10″x 1.75″. Cut paper dimension: 4″x 4″ Queen Anne’s Lace Wild Geranium Bracken Fern These will be available in Corvallis Oregon at The Arts Center.

Making Paper: The Start – Harvesting plants

Since taking a workshop back in July 2010, I’ve been seriously contemplating creating my own paper from start to finish. This is the year to go for it! I’ll be utilizing a couple of books written by Helen Hiebert, an amazing paper artist in Portland (and the one I took a Paper in 3D classContinue reading “Making Paper: The Start – Harvesting plants”

Artists@Work: Day 7

The start of a new week and new possibilities! Will it be a productive day or not? I think it turned out rather ok. It’s been interesting watching the others create throughout the days and realize how similar we react to a problem. I find that when a problem really stumps me, I just moveContinue reading “Artists@Work: Day 7”