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Inspiration for the 3D (3rd Dimension)

Inspiration for the 3D (3rd Dimension)

A little HerStory:  For those of you familiar with my more recent art, you might be surprised to know that a major portion of my artistic career was as a 3-dimensional artist: ceramic & mixed media sculpture and multi-media installations.  My ability to imagine...

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Creation Energies – in life and art.

Creation Energies – in life and art.

During this time of chaos and destruction, we are all negotiating new territory within and without. The life I live and art I create are both methods of staying centered amidst the turmoil, and hopefully projecting hope into the future… through teaching (yoga,...

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Rising Above the Fray

Rising Above the Fray

Scoping the Big Picture for New Earth This article focuses on art I’m currently working on…. For those of you who follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen a few images/artworks of a recently initiated New Earth Series: Day Realm, Night Realm & Raising Equipoise.  I’m...

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Is the Art I create relevant to these tumultuous times?

Is the Art I create relevant to these tumultuous times?

At the soul level, I’m called to create.  What inspires me?  At the heart of it, I’ve always attempted to capture ‘unity consciousness’, ideas centered around Microcosm=Macrocosm, ‘As Above, So Below’, ultimately to remind myself, and you, that separation is an...

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Creating a mixed Media Encaustic Artwork

Creating a mixed Media Encaustic Artwork

Creating Encaustic & Mixed Media Art While there are many aspects to creating art, knowing the nuts and bolts of the media are essential to the outcome. While the inspiration dictating the content and potential interpretations of a finished piece are vast and ever...

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Finding & Nourishing True Home

Finding & Nourishing True Home

During these Covid-19 days at home, we are laid bare to wrestle with the concept of home. Are you content at home? This is a question to ponder to find the deeper meaning of Home. In the simplest terms, home is a roof over our heads, warmth, protection and a place to...

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Blessings & Protection during Virulent Times

Blessings & Protection during Virulent Times

Like many contemporary artists looking over the edge, I often don’t thoroughly understand some of the meanings of my visual creations, until some outer world circumstances provide a larger context. I am, of course, consciously using imagery that reflects my current...

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Secular Symbols of Love – in ‘Birth of Love’

Secular Symbols of Love – in ‘Birth of Love’

Secular Symbols of Love in 'Birth of Love' Title:  The Birth of Love,  Triptych – 3 panels;            Size: 17.5”h. x 48”w., Media: Encaustic & mixed media on cradled Panel board, A triptych is a set of 3 associated artistic works, intended to be appreciated...

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The Presence of Crow

The Presence of Crow

Crows (and ravens), like many creatures of air, land and water, have significance within many cultures.  Their presence in my artwork tap into those meanings, and depending on the context, dial down into a particular cultural reference. Some of the historical meanings...

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