August 15, 2011

Pickles, Pesto, Prints

I made pickles today for the first time ever, using cucumbers from my garden. My only regret is that I did not make them sooner. I […]
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 […]
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 […]