Night of the Dragonflies

Night of the Dragonflies

While walking the dogs last night in our neighbor’spasture we witnessed a sight we had not seen before. We don’t know if it was because of the torrentsof rain we’ve been getting, or just that wedon’t normally walk at dusk. In the sky were hundreds and hundreds ofdragonflies, black and white dragonflies,swarming around our heads, […]

Just Before Dawn

Just Before Dawn

The humidity from the hurricane is upon us herein New England. Too stuffy to breathe, too heavy tolet us sleep. Even the bullfrogs were silent. In the hour before dawn I snapped this photoof the float on the still pond. The sky the blue-black of pre-dawn and the water like a piece ofglass. Swimmers started […]

Circle Game

Circle Game

The words to this song by Joni Mitchell have beenin my head for days. Perhaps it is becauseI feel like I am embarking on a new artisticjourney and looking back at past dreamsand new dreams to come. Lazy hot sunny summer days give us timeto wander when it’s to hot to moveor think. Wandering and […]

More Art From The Recycle Bin

More Art From The Recycle Bin

This piece evolved from further experimentationon the recycled process. A paper bag, magazine color strips andan overall abstract theme withsome acrylic paint washes. I machine stitched detail, then cut it apartinto strips and resewed it together.Complete detail stitching all over the piecein a free form way to create circles and organic shapes. Those shapes then […]

Altered Photos

Altered Photos

The blooms of the allium’s have long faded,the summer heat is truly upon us, the blue of thesky is faded and heavy with moisture and nota cloud in sight. The air is still, holding it’s breath, waitingfor the heat to pass. The dogs loll about on the concrete patio,the bamboo floor under the ceiling fan, […]

Ancient Canvas

Ancient Canvas

An ancient canvas I worked on more than 14 years ago. The art making I like to do now is much the same.We are who we are, then why does it take so…long tofigure that out. This piece starts as a backing of embroidery canvas, a cutup acrylic painting, sewn on, fabric, sewn on, sewing […]

Heat and Steam

Heat and Steam

Today the sky is saturated with moistureand looks as if it will fall into the pond below. The first crack of thunder has yet to soundand it may be one of those days when stormsthreaten and no rain returns. The same heat was with us a few weeks ago whilewe toured the National Arboretum in […]