Spring Cleaning.

April 5th, 2010
Spring Cleaning.

He who wants to change the world should already begin by cleaning the dishes. Paul Carvel, Belgian writer And that's what I have been doing. Spring cleaning at home. Spring cleaning at the studio. Moving things around, sorting them, giving things away, posting them on our local free-cycle and elsewhere. At home spring cleaning means, […]

Kids Aartz

February 23rd, 2009

Ms. Maddy working on her raised gesso image. A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. Groucho Marx Gotta love Groucho. The children who chose to spend last week with me were all older than five, but still fully connected to the creative source that gives them the […]

Kids Aartz

February 23rd, 2009
Kids Aartz

Ms. Maddy working on her raised gesso image. A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. Groucho Marx Gotta love Groucho. The children who chose to spend last week with me were all older than five, but still fully connected to the creative source that gives them the […]

Hand tiles, phrase tiles, memory tiles.

January 11th, 2009
Hand tiles, phrase tiles, memory tiles.

Creating a Handcast Many hands I have been working SO INTENSELY on this project… An elaborate grant proposal that I almost got. I was one of three finalists in the state, but not the final one. Darn! What I pitched was an installation of tile, each one created from casts of the hands of townspeople. […]