Tuesday, September 8, 2009

windows on main

i will be doing "windows on main marketplace" in beautiful monte vista in san antonio october 24 from 10 - 5 -- if you have never been, then here is your chance -- the area is beautiful and the people some of the nicest i have met -- so there is no excuse for you not to be there -- more information is forthcoming as the date approaches-- remember -- christmas is coming up and here is your chance to buy one of a kind art for yourself and your friends --

Monday, September 7, 2009

i have been working on some new pieces for upcoming shows--so i haven't been blogging as i should --
first of all thank you to all of the people who attended the opening at la pena -- it was a wonderful success--

"oracle" will be at the austin visual artists assn. 32nd anniversary show at the dougherty arts center in austin with the reception wednesday the 9th of september -- come see all the wonderful art -- the show runs until september 28--

also upcoming i will be at the studio2gallery artfest (austin, texas on south lamar) saturday 26 of september from 10 - 5 -- a lot of wonderful artists will be there- so now is the time to start contemplating upcoming christmas gifts--
"organic: basic inspirations" will be opening at studio2gallery (in austin) on october 3rd-- i will be the featured artist as well as acting juror--

i have been invited to participate in the texas state university alumni show opening october 27th-- this is where i plan to unveil some of my new work -- come to the show and let me know what you think--

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

breaking news

it's been a while since i have updated so let me fill you in on what's happening --
on august 14th, i have a solo opening at la pena gallery at 3rd and congress in austin, texas -- the show will be up from august 14th - september 1,2009
second- my piece "seeding" was accepted in the texas federation of fiber artists juried show at the houston center for contemporary craft-- the show will be up from october 3 - december 24, 2009
third - "aguazul' has been accepted in the juried exhibit "shorelines" at the rockport center for the arts in rockport, texas -- the show will run from october 14 - november 21st with with a reception on october 17th (5pm -7pm )
fourth - i will participating in an exhibit at the university of texas permian basin in odessa, texas from october 23- november 30, 2009
in addition to these dates -- i will be in smithville, texas for 1st saturday on august 1st, september 5th, and november 7th, 2009
-- the buda fine arts festival on october 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2009
--the fiber artists of san antonio holiday sale on november 14th, 2009
-- the harvest art fest in bastrop on november 27th and 28th, 2009
i hope to see some familiar faces -- it's always nice to visit with you

Monday, June 29, 2009

upcoming solo show

just to let you know -- i have a solo show upcoming in august at la pena gallery (3rd and congress) in austin -- more info and opening dates will be available soon-- hope to see you there

Sunday, May 24, 2009


a companion piece to aborigine-- bamboo, carpet warp, reed, horse hair, handmade paper, wood, metal, and glass bead

the collective - gallery view 2

the collective gallery view

ribbon cutting

the collective

i have been honored to have my work picked up by a new gallery in wimberley, texas called the collective-- it is run by lee ann, larry and tonia and is a beautiful gallery-- all of the artists carried do spectacular work and i am happy to be included -- the collective is located at 411 river road -- please take some time to visited and enjoy the experience

Wednesday, April 22, 2009


a fun piece -- wrapped raffia, metal, porcupine quills, copper wire and glass beads


handmade paper and broom fiber
this weekend -april 25th. saturday from 9a.m.-3 p.m. i will be at the sunset valley art fest 2009 in sunset valley (austin, texas)
followed by the fayetteville art walk (fayettevill, texas) on may 2nd and 3rd --
after that i will be again in austin, texas at the avaa show-n-sell (home lane and 38 1/2th street-- hope to see you there

i really enjoyed making this -- it was a commission for a collector -- composed of bone, fire agates, horsehair, reed, and beads

Wednesday, February 18, 2009


adze is an african word from the ewe peoples meaning "beast that lurks in the forest" -- composed of bone, bamboo, steel, abalone, horse hair, handmade paper, and wood bead


composed of bone, copper wire,wood beads,glass beads,and cork

work in progress

currently i am working on this piece-- carpet warp,linen, acorn tops, and handmade paper
the first is entitled "vibora" -- composed of handmade paper and dyed-- after drying in the sun i stitched the individual pieces together to create the image of a snake skin

the second is composed of handmade paper'wrapped element and horsehair

i've been working hard on new projects, so i am just going to post the new work that i have done and let me know what you think--

Thursday, January 15, 2009


i recently finished this piece -- handmade paper, wrapped element(carpet warp over jute), wood and metal grommets