A Visit to Corvallis

The week before last, I headed west to Corvallis, Oregon to visit my longtime friend, Carin Feekes. It was nice to get away for a few days and enjoy the greener, different plant life there, the small town, and reconnect with friends.

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Art at St. Alphonsus Hospital

I spent a little bit of time at the hospital this past weekend. Not for any medical reason, but to see the new St. Alphonsus Hospital in Nampa and my artwork that is part of their collection.

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Indigo at Studio B

It was my turn to drive up, over and down the hills, past long-horned bulls and fields of sage, through small towns, over the river and into Weiser for another visit. In the backseat, cookies, carrot salad, brie and crackers were our fuel we brought for our potluck lunch. Those would give us the energy to spend the day experimenting and playing with indigo dye at Studio B, our friend Linda‘s studio at her house. She is always so generous to share her space and tools with us.

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The Sheldon Museum

The Sheldon Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska is located on the University of Nebraska campus. Designed by Philip Johnson and build in 1963, it is an interesting space filled with art.

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Public Art in Lincoln

Before I went to Lincoln, Nebraska, I was excited. Excited for the SAQA conference and just as excited about staying in a printmaking studio. And I was also a slight bit anxious.

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SAQA Layered Voices – Part 2

In my last post, I shared some artworks from the Studio Art Quilt Associates’ Layered Voices exhibition that were more neutral in color. Today, I will share some of the pieces that contain more color.

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SAQA Layered Voices – Part 1

When I signed up to go to the Studio Art Quilt Associates conference in Lincoln, NE, I was hoping that maybe I would get to see my own artwork there.

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SAQA Conference – Lincoln, NE

Whenever I travel east, it feels a bit like time travel. The cities are older and the buildings more historic. When I recently traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska, it felt like going back into my past.

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Leftovers Auction

As I walked in the door, piles of original prints laid on tables all around the room. Almost 100 of them! I could not wait to get my eyes on them. Linocuts, etchings, woodcuts, chine collĂ©, lithographs, solar plate prints, drypoint and more – a smorgasbord of prints. And I was there to help sort them all out.

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Flagstaff First Friday

A few weeks ago, I drove down to Flagstaff for Anna’s 20th birthday. I arrived on Friday and Anna, being a college student, already had plans for the evening. Of course, she was able to spare enough time for me to take her and her friend out to dinner (me paying) before the event. How could my girl young lady be 20?!!

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