Art Explorations, Gardens, Life Inspirations

Open Studio; a labor of love

We labor all year on our arts and crafts preparing for an Open Studio in the hope that someone will come and recognize our inspired process.  We hope that our souls will be seen through our work, that the spark that drives us will be showcased and that the viewer will be touched.  It's a… Continue reading Open Studio; a labor of love

Creative Projects

Artist’s gallery design; putting it all together – part 4

Nothing is done until the last touches are applied.  The icing on the cake...that swipe of lipstick...that last piece of the puzzle; satisfaction comes from seeing all the elements come together in any project.  The cabinets have arrived and the artist's wares are being placed on shelves in the new League of NH Craftmen's fine craft gallery in… Continue reading Artist’s gallery design; putting it all together – part 4

Creative Projects

Artist’s gallery design; 3rd design’s the charm – part 2

A final delivery is only as good as the labor that went into it; ask any mother! So as the League of NH Craftsmen prepares to deliver it’s newest gallery to the public this week-end, here is another look behind the scenes at what has gone into creating it. See part 1 of this series for the background… Continue reading Artist’s gallery design; 3rd design’s the charm – part 2

Art Explorations, Creative Projects

Artist’s showcase design; the new LNHC gallery! part 1

It began with a simple idea; bring the hidden work of craftsmen to the public eye.  During the Great Depression this was the mission of the League of NH Craftsmen; to support and expose the great craftsmen here in New Hampshire.  In 2015 the League continues their mission by opening another gallery to showcase craft which I… Continue reading Artist’s showcase design; the new LNHC gallery! part 1

Art Explorations

“Shadows and Flame”, new art work

  I have just completed a new quilted artwork inspired by the Call to Entry from the League of NH Craftsmen HOT STUFF exhibit that opens on January 10th in Concord, New Hampshire.  "Shadows and Flame" is a throw back to my original roots in textile art; it is a true quilt, not stretched as… Continue reading “Shadows and Flame”, new art work