Packing the new year ornament kits

The packaging for these New Years affirmation kits includes instructions and a plastic box tied with a bow. I made an edition of 13 kits and they are all unique. Inside is a mini sand bowl with beads and a wire. I have 30 plastic boxes and 5 extra copies of the instructions to add…

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Loneliness and shame dreams #lonely

What is loneliness? I watched a couple YouTube videos tonight about it and got curious about it’s connection to shame. Could my dream journal bring awareness to aspects of myself that I’ve cut off from and could I heal by connecting to these parts? I didn’t use the word lonely or loneliness once but I…

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Third making session of holiday gift series of 15 #handmade #gift

The idea has evolved into 15 make your own hanging decoration kits with your own personal affirmation or New Year’s wish or resolution. These kits include several handmade beads, a piece of paper, wire, a paperclip, and all you need to provide is the pen to complete assembly. Hang or display on the desk in…

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mini 2018 holiday art gift series

Work in progress… on a series to gift this holiday season. I’m thinking about it as if they are New Year’s resolution bracelets. So you attach the beads on a string and then wear it as a bracelet until it breaks. When it breaks it means you completed your New Year’s resolution. There is a…

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Annual holiday gift series-getting started

Each year I create a limited addition series of gifts for my friends and family. This year I am using recycled materials, eco-friendly art materials, found objects, and things hanging around the studio. The end result will be a little creative kids for making beaded bracelets or miniature sculpture dioramas.

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Photos from the artist and social media talk at the new heights art symposium

Here are a few photos from my 90 minute presentation on the artist and social media. In addition to covering basic information, I also include an interactive experience. It gets people collaborating with fellow attendees and drives home the social components in new technology. Artists have always been pioneers in exploring the limits of technology.…

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The joy of old technology and my repair list

I have kept my old mechanical and digital technology for the most part, not all if it is working… Repair List (2) 35 mm cameras wish long, wide, and micro lenses, inherated from grandfathers digital cannon camera mini polarod camera early ipod – black and white screen iPhone 6, white iMac early 2011, silver MacBook…

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Presenting Getting Social – the artist and social media

I’m excited to have been invited back to speak about social media for artists in Santa Clarita for their artists development series. This are my slides:   In addition to slides and information, I shared my kit of a laptop along with other portable electronics I use for social media and digital art. I shared a creative…

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