A hundred years ago I started a line of hand-printed clothing that I sold every night to the tourist’s during sunset at Mallory Square in Key West, Florida. It was the 80’s, the work was primitive, and I was supporting myself while living in a tropical paradise. Luck and being in the right place at […]
T- shirts In 1988 I opened my gallery/store “Is It Art” on the 900 Block of Duval St. in Key West, Florida. I began selling my hand–screened and hand painted t-shirts to tourists and locals. These are some of the more popular designs that helped pay the rent, allowing me to explore other creative mediums.
Hand printed clothing Working with a dress designer in Pennsylvania, I came up with a line of hand-printed clothing – a more feminine and desirable line of comfortable, all cotton clothing, designed and hand-printed specifically for women under the Is It Art label. For several years the clothing line was sold all over the country, […]
Zarks gallery has been holding an annual invitation themed art show at their Spring St. location for several years during the May Festival of the Arts. I’ve participated in many, including the rattle, bracelet and shoe-themed shows. For the necklace show, my piece, “A Necklace For Anti-Social Occasions,” was constructed from two gourd halves glued […]
I began making one-of-a-kind, dyed/stenciled t-shirts for friends in the early 1980’s and soon found myself selling them to several trendy stores along Queen St. W in Toronto before moving to Key west in 1984. I continued exploring different forms of printmaking, adding printed drawstring pants and shorts to the mix and selling the unisex […]