Last summer we lost a member of our community whose suicide and bizarre past and story left us all stunned – a story shrouded in mystery with questions we will never find answers to or understand. Two months before she died, M arrived at my studio with a present– an antique, wooden, prosthetic leg. The […]
Never say never
C I’ve been printing on fabric since the 1960’s – going from tie-dye, to batik, to screen printing, to my own bleaching and dying techniques. I sold my one-of-a-kind, hand printed t-shirts to boutiques on trendy Queen St. West in Toronto in the early 80’s. Later I sold my wares at Key West’s Mallory Square […]
”The late, great artist Julie Traxler was already a legend when I arrived in Eureka Springs 20 years ago. Her untimely death in 1999 was a shock and loss to our community. Considered an outsider artist, Julie would paint on anything she found interesting, from bowling balls to garbage can lids. She also painted on […]
This fall I collected leaves and pressed them in books, just like I did when I was a kid growing up in Toronto. Childhood memories of me and my mom, walking into the “Woods” – a protected area of old growth trees located just around the corner of our suburban home. There I collected leaves […]
The Artist Impression of the Mother – The Movie
Forty local artists participated in the “Artist Impression of the Mother” exhibit last May at The Space, and filmmaker Heath Redding captured the event in a 15-minute video he shot and edited. The film will make its World Premiere at The Space – Wed., Nov. 5th starting at 7 p.m and the public is invited […]
The coolest artist studio, ever
Once upon a time, on the tiny island of Key West, lived a young man who was allowed to create atop a magical castle. From 1986 to 1996 I was fortunate to have an artist studio at the former Harris School, located smack-dab in the middle of “Old Town” in Key West. I occupied two large […]
After the rain – The abundant June rain has made everything so green and lush. My daylilies are ready to pop!
Another pretty sky tonight
A view from the hill
A pretty sunset tonight – captured from home at The Hills of Keel’s Creek.
Artist reception for The Mother
Thanks to all who came out to the Artist Impressions of the Mother exhibit at The Space last night. The show continues Sunday (Mother’s Day) from noon till 7 p.m. All kinds of wonderful craziness last night, including Gina Gallina’s mad crochet installation with her visiting aunt, who is as delightful as Ms.Gina herself. Pictured […]