Home Stretch to the opening

November 23rd, 2008

Loading two pieces into the kiln. Loving this new work. It has been a grueling grind preparing for this show. Teaching way too much, sleeping not enough. My hands are sandpaper from clay and paint, but it is energizing to watch the pieces grow, take them out of the kiln and bring them to life […]


September 5th, 2008

Mud Life is real, life is earnest, And the grave is not its goal From dust thou art to dust returnest Was not written of the soul.–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow For some reason I memorized that quote in middle school, and it remains implanted in my brain. It often emerges in the swirls of clay dust […]