hope for Haiti

January 23, 2010

Praying for all those in Haiti. Heard a powerful interview today with Haitian writer, Edwidge Dandicat reminding us to hold the dignity and worth of all people in our hearts and minds.┬áListen to the interview on the Latino USA website. Here’s the address: http://latinousa.kut.org/877

buoyancy

January 20, 2010

My favorite movie of 2009: Where the Wild Things Are. Here’s a little experiment inspired by Max’s voyage.

dipsy the rabbit

January 19, 2010

This crazy wabbit sockpuppet was made by my son, Jack. After his debut in the school play, Dipsy agreed to hang out in my studio where I keep the rascal close by to help me maintain a sense of the absurd.

nest

January 9, 2010

I made this wee nest for my dear friend Janet, a kindred appreciator of the things with feathers. What a delight to channel my inner bird and what a surprise to find the sublime in these closeup shots taken before packing it for delivery to her. I loved exploring the form and studying the beauty of these materials…especially the vines!