An American Quilt

I’m excited to show a collection of autumn earthy works with ceramic artist Barbara Jo Stevens beginning October 19 at the Hays Arts Council. Here’s a preview of one of my newest pieces, An American Quilt.¬†This 13 section painting is my take on an American quilt, a quintessential staple of the pioneering life. My grandmother […]

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The Little Things

When I walk in nature, I find beauty in the little things… seeds, cedar berries, broken chunks of rocks. Those tend to catch my eye and we begin a conversation of sorts. A quiet exchange to thank the Creator and each other. I love to fold these tiny things into my paintings, like wheat kernels, […]

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Indiangrass is Drying

I spent three lovely afternoons walking the tall Indiangrass, harvesting a nice selection that will dry for use in winter paintings. Giving thanks to the land. The summer rains produced grass as tall as I am. […]

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New Moon

This two piece work is an expression of the new moon over the prairie land. New moons are the first lunar phase when the moon is dark to the eye. Folklore says it is a great time for new beginnings. The work features thick, handmade stone texture embedded with grain, acrylic and earth pigments, such […]

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