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March 10, 2016

“Because She Cares” Travels to John Day, OR

Juniper Arts Council has sponsored 12 Portraits of Oregon Non Profit Women Leaders – “Because She Cares” collection to take the trip to eastern Oregon.  The portraits will be shown at the Corner Cup Cafe in John Day.  I am very honored to have them there for April and May of this year.  I am […]

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August 3, 2015

Jewelry Collage Assemblage

Ever wonder what to do with old pieces of jewelry – a broken pendant or one earring? Make a collage assemblage. I started experimenting, and created bejeweled collages on four inch square canvas blocks. This was a gift for a friend whose name is Sami. I will be teaching this class in the fall at […]

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August 3, 2015

Collage on Furniture

I had some summer fun, challenging myself to create a collage mosaic on a coffee table base, which was once white. I painted it bright orange, then chose complimenting green papers to add extra punch! I enjoy using it everyday.

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August 3, 2015

New Classes Offerings!

As summer winds down, I am working on some new classes for the fall;Creative Greeting Cards,  Found Jewelry Collage Assemblage, Initial Assemblage, and more. So, get your creative spirit in gear! Here is a sample I created for an upcoming class in Black n White Collage Portraiture.

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May 7, 2015

Another Canine Cutie!

Here is my latest canine – Ziggy!   The love of your beloved companion is something special -why not commission a portrait? I created Ziggy using many pieces of black and white Origami paper.  The portraits are finished in a nice contemporary box frame and ready to hang or give as a gift. Please contact me […]

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January 5, 2015

Pet Portraits

                    Every Oregonian who owns a pet is in love with their furry friend! Why not commission a portrait? Here are two cuties I captured, which were gifts for family members. Both these portraits are made entirely of cut paper. They have blue backgrounds because my […]

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October 10, 2014

Art On Alberta Show – October 18th

Please stop by Every Day Wine on NE Alberta, Saturday, October 18th from 4 to 8 pm. I have some new art assemblage pieces and some of my favorite birds adorning the walls. I promise to serve great wine and nibbles for your enjoyment! www.everydaywine.com

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March 31, 2014

LCAC Sellwood Show May 2 & 3

Please join me and members of Left Coast Artist Collective for our Spring in Sellwood Artful Gift Sale. I will have some new work to share. it will be Friday 5-2 from 4 to 8 pm and Saturday 5-3 from 10 am to 5 pm. Come to the Sellwood Community Center at 1436 SE Spokane […]

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January 7, 2014

Goddess Box

My “RED BIRD” Goddess Box sold recently at Matter’s Gallery in Olympia, Washington.  It is a recycled metal mailbox. Using collage, oil stick,  hand printed original bird design,  buttons and ribbon, the box is transformed into a sacred container for your mementos. Just hang it on any wall in your home. A Goddess Box makes […]

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January 7, 2014

Commission Portraits

In December, I had the honor of creating three portraits of children for a family. One of which is pictured above. “The collages of the children are up on the wall and they look great! It a really wonderful and unique way to show the kids at a moment in time.” — Theresa Deibele.   I […]

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