SAQA Interview 2015

Thank you, SAQA, for the pleasure of being interviewed in your magazine.You may see it here:


I have had the great pleasure of dedicating these 3 years exclusively to private commissions. I am now focusing on my own work and going back to teaching. Thank you for your interest.

Art Frenzy 2012

I hope you can join me!

SAQA News for June 2012

Yay me! I made it in the news! Yay!

Art Quilting Studio - Summer 2012

The Summer 2012 issue of Art Quilting Studio magazine is due to be in the newsstands in a few days. This is the cover:

I had the pleasure of being asked again to write an article for it:

Sightlines at the Alexandria Museum of Art

My piece, Tension, is at the far right on this first photo:

 images courtesy of Alexandria Museum of Art

Traveling Soles poster and gallery view

This is the poster that Gaston College prepared for the Traveling Soles exhibit, now showing. I am pleased to see my piece there.

A couple of images from the show itself:

to their watery graves ...

This is my second interpretation of the theme Travelling Souls. As I had mentioned in an earlier post, the images just would not let go of me so I had to keep working through another piece.

Art Frenzy Auction Tonight!

Fundraiser Art Auction and Exhibition PARTY!
Thursday, November 17, 2011

23 local artists were invited to submit work for the invitational portion of the 2011 Art Frenzy.  These artists were selected because of their reputation as artists, the respect they have among their peers and the community, as well as their loyalty and support of the Arts Council.

Invitational Artists:  Shaun Cassidy, Jim Connell, Bob Doster, David Freeman, Harriet Goode, Jennifer Hamilton, Bob Hasselle, Fulvia Luciano, Paul Martyka, Marge Moody, Phil Moody, Dottie Moore, Janice Mueller, Peggy Rivers, Terry Roueche, Seth Rouser, Caroline Rust, Seymour Simmons, Michael Simpson, Paula Smith, Tom Stanley, Wanda Steppe, Alf Ward.

Join me tonight!  For all the details, click here.

Sightlines is in print again!

Thank you, Quilters Newsletter!

Sightlines exhibit schedule for 2012 and 2013

Sightlines will be exhibited at the following venues in 2012 and 2013:

Alexandria Museum of Art
January 21 - March 31, 2012
Alexandria, Louisiana

Morris Museum
April 26 - August 5, 2012
Morristown, New Jersey

Everhart Museum
September 28 - December 31, 2012
Scranton, Pennsylvania

Grant's Pass Museum
June 4 - July 26, 2013
Grants Pass, Oregon

William and Florence Schmidt Art Center
August 22 - October 15, 2013
Belleville, Illinois

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a whole lot more stitching and texture ... now pondering the next stage.  It is roughly 35" high by 92" wide ... whew!

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work in progress ... doodled with thread directly on the fabric while on the frame ... added paint while still on the frame ... adding tons of narrow stitched lines now ... more to come soon.


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Second piece working out the technical details, construction issues, layout, background ...  More to come.

what secrets you keep

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I am enjoying engineering these projections but it is difficult to capture them in a photograph. I am working out this idea on a much larger scale, although with fabric, that goes against the law of gravity. Wish me luck!

new work but no title yet

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It was a lot of fun to work with these new screens. The mundane holds such appeal for me ... I have not chosen the title yet. Thanks for looking. Commenting is free!


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I have tentatively titled this "models" and it represents pure fun for me, a few hours of painting and printing. I need to ponder what it needs next and whether to 'reconstitute' it, much like the last piece below, by chopping it all up ... or not.