Return from the Wild: Thank you Hambidge and the NEA

I made it back from Georgia, it was an incredible experience and I am grateful to the National Endowment for the Arts and Hambidge for awarding me a New Artist Initiative grant for my residency.  I met some wonderful artists and Hambidge is a beautiful place. Next up:  I will be working in my studio…

Last days at Hambidge

I finally feel like I am making some changes, taking steps, etc.  It’s exciting!  Ready for some serious studio time this week in Cincinnati.  So I tried a totally new tactic and photographed my progress as I worked this morning.  It looks pretty cool when you flip through them quickly, so I might play around…

Bees and Worker Bees

I was on my morning walk and run and went into the meadow to check out the bee hives.  31 bee hives! It is another beautiful day in the Gap.  Saw some hawks and a couple of deer, too.  I worked late last night on my new paper cut piece-  as much as I love…

Hambidge

I am about a week into my residency, feeling pretty settled, but would like to be doing more work.  I have been taking these amazing walks/runs in the morning- haven’t come across any bear, but have been assaulted daily by bugs whose sole purpose is to nestle against my eyeballs.  I don’t really get that,…

Hambidge!

I’m at my residency at the Hambidge Center in Georgia!  It is just over the North Carolina border.  Had a wonderful weekend in Knoxville and Asheville with my husband and in-laws before that.  Saw some great art and eric bought some amazing ceramic work from an artist and banjoist named Akira Satake.  After we bought…