Monday, October 17, 2011


exploring the complexities of the culture of laos -- a delicate balance, layered one upon the other to create an image of seemingly simple design yet hiding within a deeper understanding of dependence of thought and reality -- formed from wood, bamboo, red copper, and glass beads


a piece made from handmade paper, metal with patina, metal, copper wire, glass beads, wooden beads, and horsehair -- indicative of that which breeds in water, depositing its eggs in an aquatic culture to ensure its progeny

Sunday, October 16, 2011

harvestfest in bastrop

contrary to popular belief, bastrop, texas did not burn to the ground in the recent fires this labour day -- the town did suffer damage but is still a thriving community - each year on the two days following thanksgiving harvestfest is held(november25-26th) -- it is a vibrant festival of handcrafted fine art and you will find spectacular pieces for sale - this year more than any, you need to mark your calendars and plan to attend -- show your support for bastrop -
the festival draws in remarkable crowds and art lovers from far and wide - i will be there lending my support to rebuilding the economy as will many other artists - please consider lending your support as well - come and enjoy the festival and remember that christmas is just around the corner and it is a perfect opportunity to
find one of a kind gifts as well as boost the economy and the spirit of the bastrop community at a time when it is needed most- for any artists that would like to consider participating, please contact chris klink at

east austin studio tour - studio2gallery

save the date - november 12-13th - 11.00-6.00, november 16,17,18th - 12.00-5.00 and november 19-20th -11.00-6.00 - these are the dates as well as an artists reception on november 12th from 6.00-8.00
i am among 14 artist that will be exhibiting at studio2gallery located within the flatbed press building located at 2832 east mlk blvd in austin, texas - the artist are as follows - leon alesi, jill alo, tami bone, debbie buie, channe felton, david johndrow, barbara lugge, chalda maloff, maggie norman, john sager, carol schiraldi, mo scollan, oscar silva, and tina weitz-
come and celebrate the new location of studio2gallery and view the fabulous artwork

buda fine arts festival

just a reminder that october 22-23rd is the buda fine arts festival -- i have been chosen to be featured artist this year (a great honor) the hours are saturday 10.00-6.00 and sunday 10.00-4.00 -- the show is located on the greenbelt in historic downtown buda (just south of austin, texas) this festival has consistently been a place of high quality art and fun -- if you haven't been then you need to take some time out and enjoy the festival and explore buda -- see you there

shorelines biennial - 2011

i have once again had a piece chosen for exhibit at the shorelines biennial held at the rockport center for the arts in rockport texas -- the opening reception is october 22nd - if you are able to make it is looks to be a wonderful show -- the piece selected for exhibit is " amoeba" (pictured earlier in this blog)-- also selected were works by fellow artists john sager (love his work with found objects) and sylvia benitez (beautiful painter) be sure to go and check out the incredible work