Monday, April 30, 2012

fayetteville artwalk

this weekend is the fayetteville artwalk in beautiful fayetteville, texas -- it is by far one of the best art shows around and if you haven't been, then you don't know what your missing -- the art is spectacular and i always find something that needs to be in my home -- the event takes place on saturday, may 5th and sunday, may 6th -- i have a booth there so i hope that all the art lovers will try to attend and see what art is available to enrich your life -- every year i see old friends and make new friends -- there is a camraderie that i find at no other event -- please if you can, plan to attend -- this event helps support the appreciation of art in rural texas - so do your part to support the arts-- thank you

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

sunset valley artfest

the sunset valley artfest is this weekend - april 28th - it runs from 9.00 - 3.00 and is located at the tony burger center next to the farmer's market -- they have added kids activities this year as well as the live music again this year -- one of my favorites - brave combo will be taking the stage at noon, so be sure to be there -- i hopr to see you, as the event is always a lot of fun and above all it is family friendly

Tuesday, April 17, 2012


bamboo, horsehair, copper wire, metal beads and wire, turquoise beads, carpet warp, metal jackets housing rhinestones -- all treasure is different for all people -- for some it is accumulated wealth - for some it is that which is regarded as precious -for some it is something to put away for future use - and others is it something that is greatly valued -- which is the treasure you seek?

kingdom of the sun

hardware cloth knotted with carp warp, reed, copper wire, flat glass bead, and chinese amber come together to create patterns and mental images - each image invoking half-forgotten thoughts and memories that lay hiddden deep in our phyche - all combining to guide you to the kingdom of the sun

Wednesday, April 11, 2012


a vessel created in reverence - a thing of beauty and meant to provide protection - this is a side view, the following post is an upper view so you can get more of an idea of how it is made and the materials used

ark - upper view

ark - the vessel that is fabricated to house and protect - it is built from dyed handmade paper, reed, jute, hemp cord, and eucalyptus leaves resting on a metal base - i have provided this upper view for a different perspective

the golden mean

the golden mean -- it is the harmony of prefect balance - that which we strive to achieve - the path is before us and lighted to show the way -- structured from hardware cloth that has been woven and knotted with carpet warp - bamboo, reed, wooden beads, copper wire and chinese amber are the remaining elements

Tuesday, April 10, 2012


continuing the journey -- a companion piece to "mystique" - both expressing individuality, yet sharing a common bond that eternally binds them - that of character and spirit - fashioned from gourds, jute, carpet warp, metal caps, glass beads, rubber washers, and brads


abstract interpretation on the egyptian headdress - an image of respect and reverence in a world of time past - made from dyed handmade paper, bamboo, beaten metal, and brad --