I have been honored to work with a wonderful group of "older adults" at the Craft Contemporary Museum in Los Angeles, offering a series of workshops teaching bookmaking techniques, and providing a forum for creativity, imagination, sharing and story. The series, "Crafting our Stories By Hand" has … [Read more...] about Friday Bookmakers Inspiration! We Stand (Sit?!) Together, Making Books! (1)
It was a pleasure to lead a "journal-making" workshop/program at the Granada Hills Branch Library as part of my Artist Residency there, supported by the wonderful Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Who knew creating a journal, traditionally a place to record daily thoughts, … [Read more...] about Making Journals at the Granada Hills Branch Library
Join us and learn to make a "folded fan" book at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, inspired by the amazing work and colorful and evocative sketchbooks of artist Betye Saar, in her exhibition Betye Saar: Call and Response currently on display at the Museum. For the Whole … [Read more...] about Making Books Together at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art!
The Artful Book show at the Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA just closed. What a great experience to be part of it. It happened October 4, 2019 – January 5, 2020 I was honored to show three pieces, and be in the company of stellar book … [Read more...] about Exhibitionista: The Artful Book…revisited
Looking back on still relevant drawings.... Although these drawings/mixed media works were done over 20 years ago, I am still looking at them, and they relate to my current work as regards to texture, palette, and the themes of energy, transformation, new media/materials and mixed media,. They … [Read more...] about Drawing Spirit Drawing
I am honored to be an Artist-in-Residence at the Sunland-Tujunga Library, supported by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, conducting a series of bookmaking workshops for the community. In celebration of the holiday spirit, I taught participants to create the fun and useful … [Read more...] about Books and Cookies