A Trip to Canada

Several weeks ago we packed up a cooler, threw our luggage in the car and set off on the long drive up to Canada (two days). We met my parents outside of Banff in Canmore and stayed for three days before heading back home. The only thing we really did was hike and soak our bodies in the hot tub. No shopping, except at the grocery store.

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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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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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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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St. Louis Art Museum - Part 2

There is so much to see at the St. Louis Art Museum, it is hard to absorb in one day. And hard to write about it all in one post. So here are a few more artworks that didn’t make it into the last post.

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St. Louis Art Museum - Part 1

As we drove through the park, the shiny silver tree caught my eye. I thought I would not want to be near it in a lightning storm. Then, we parked the car and walked up to the large stone building and a beautiful view. We had arrived at the St. Louis Art Museum.

Engraved on the facade of the stone building are the words, “Dedicated to art, and free to all.” The roman numerals for 1903 were next to it.

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