Limpet and the Volcano

A Keyhole Limpet shell. They resemble little volcanoes, which is very appropriate for today. Back on Sunday morning May 18, 1980, Mount St Helens in Washington State erupted.  The entire house shook with the explosion, stronger than any sonic boom I had experienced before. We lived in Eugene,  approximately 150  miles south of the mountain. Continue reading “Limpet and the Volcano”

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”

“Why the Arctic Matters” Symposium at Western Oregon University

Symposium to address importance of the Arctic at Western Oregon University Monmouth- Western Oregon University will host a community symposium addressing the topic “Why the Arctic Matters” from Jan. 28 to 30, 2010. The symposium includes experts in a variety of topics from climate change to wildlife biology to anthropology to education to an expertContinue reading ““Why the Arctic Matters” Symposium at Western Oregon University”