Saturday, December 4, 2010

order of the dragon

I’ve created a medal, the order of the dragon, to award to my brother-in-law for bravery, skill, and daring shown as he drove the narrow, rock-walled roads of western Ireland where steel dragons (tour buses) prowled. Thank you, John!

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Sunday, November 14, 2010

photos from Ireland

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no lack of stone, the Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland

stone upon stone, Carron Church ruin, the Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland

sedimentary relics, St. Bridget's Well, near Liscannor, Co. Clare, Ireland

soft weather, the Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland

impossibly green, Muckross House grounds, Killarney National Park, Co. Kerry

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

asymmetrical necklace

I consider this asymmetrical necklace a prototype. It’s satiny and silvery in this combination, perfect coloring for me. I’ll experiment with other colors and dangles.
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Monday, September 13, 2010

shadow box for Danielle

Wire works and findings. This shadow box is for our friend Danielle Howle, musician and songwriter whose voice and stories dig deep and reach for bluest sky. She's as solid as earth and spun of whimsy.
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Sunday, August 8, 2010

3 shadow boxes

Though I often work in series, here are 3 shadow boxes that stand independently. Findings, feathers, and curious workings.
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totem, 2008.

were it so, 2008

8 chances, 2008

Saturday, June 5, 2010

shadow box trio completed

This series of shadow boxes explores the multiple and conflicting roles a woman juggles. The roles are mythic and modern; the conflicts, seemingly inescapable.

titles: not the pedestal i imagined, not the balance i sought, and not the role i pursued.

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