Introducing the Herring Collection

There’s new stuff on my Etsy store! Let me introduce you to my Herring Collection, a series of intricately beaded bracelets made with herringbone stitch. Right now there are four versions for sale with more to come. (Click any picture to see a slideshow with...

Corvallis Art Center Display

  Sooo… How are you? Whatcha been up to lately? Mm-hmm. Good, good. Oh, me? I’m glad you asked. I now have jewelry for sale at the Corvallis Arts Center! Check this ish out: (Click any picture for a slideshow with commentary.) Besides my wares, the...

Herringbone Bracelet Fever

  EDIT: Now with pictures that don’t suck. Last month I took a beading class at Spearit Beads in Albany, Oregon. The instructor, Darlene Powers, did a great job. (She teaches classes regularly in Albany and the Dallas Antique Mall. You can see samples for...
Liberate Your Art 2017 Postcard Swap

Liberate Your Art 2017 Postcard Swap

This is my first year participating in the annual Liberate Your Art postcard swap, and I am hooked. I connected with some badass artists, got nifty art to display in my studio, and made some cool postcards of my own. I’m definitely going to do this again next year....

The Scary Big City

I have a mostly rural background. I grew up on a farm at the end of nowhere (that’s half again as remote as the middle of nowhere), I graduated from a small town high school, and I’ve never lived anywhere particularly pedestrian-friendly. My big-city-living experience...

I’M FUCKING TERRIFIED

I’ve done something crazy. Something I never thought I’d do. Something that scares the shit out of me. Something that might blow up in my face. I leased my own artist studio in Corvallis. So why the hell am I doing this? Even though driving long distances...