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 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. […]
June 11, 2011

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

MCLA awarded me a Hardman Initiative Grant this year to help me incorporate writing into my studio art classes. My proposal included funding for a visiting […]
June 11, 2011


In 2008 I spent two weeks in Denali National Park at mile 41 as part of the National Park Service Artist in Residence Program. When I […]
May 25, 2011

One Book Many Interpretations

I finished my entry for the Chicago Public Library’s latest installment of One Book Many Interpretations. The exhibit will open sometime in August, but work needed […]
March 6, 2011

Tree Portraits: Postcards

A variable tree rubbing edition with rules: 1. Edition size: 36, the age I celebrated in 2005. 2. A card was created in every place I […]