August 7, 2011

Turning 50

No, I’m not turning 50. I have a few more years before that happens. But I know a number of people who are turning 50, like […]
August 1, 2011

-isms of a Teaching Artist

Some time last semester my students began to keep track of various phrases that I say over and over to them. It all began with someone […]
July 28, 2011


I dug up the garlic this morning, completely uncertain if it was the right time, since this is my first endeavor in growing the Thomas ancestral […]
July 21, 2011

What do Cy Twombly, basketball players and printmakers have in common?

I am teaching a summer course at MCLA entitled Painted Papers. Prints. Book Arts. It’s a fabulous class filled¬†with experimentation, invention and lots of new techniques. […]
July 6, 2011

The Solid Sound Seven

This is the first series of prints that I’ve completed at PRESS this summer. I made it during the Wilco Weekend, when we were open for […]
July 4, 2011

My grandma’s garlic

On June 30th, my grandma would have turned 101. This summer I am growing some of her garlic. My mother has been doing this since my […]