Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Broken

Broken… v. Past participle of break. adj. 1. Forcibly separated into two or more pieces; fractured: a broken arm; broken glass. 2. Sundered by divorce, separation, or desertion of a parent or parents: children from broken homes; a broken marriage. 3. Having been violated: a broken promise. 4. a. Incomplete: a broken set of books.… Continue reading Broken

Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Creative Commons

Several days back someone mentioned a person (colleague?) from my past. This brought up many images and thoughts. One of which I hold strong to: People that feel they’ve arrived at a design idea/concept before anyone else are simply, delusional. Most likely if you’ve thought of it (a design/concept) it has already happened. This holds… Continue reading Creative Commons

Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

All we can do.

 At some point during Dr Wade Davis‘ talk I started crying uncontrollably- not from a sense of helplessness, or hopelessness but from an overwhelming feeling of complete disregard from people. People do not care about each other or themselves enough to care about the (OUR) environment. He makes a good point in the beginning concerning science… Continue reading All we can do.

Exhibitions/Installations · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

City of Craft, installation & show

Only a week to go! The mega kiln ordered weeks ago still hasn’t shown up…sweat…so, I’m working on alternatives. Lots of pieces being worked on and final classes and studio/make-up time finished for now-phew! Tonight I’ll tack fuse the frit balls shown in the image above then drape or slump them. Meanwhile, I need rainbow… Continue reading City of Craft, installation & show

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City of Craft installation: installation

Experimentation is happening over at nanopod: Hybrid Studio. For the past several weeks, and several weeks to come I am busily creating for the City of Craft. December 10 & 11. Not only will I have a 4′ table, I am also putting together an installation. Normally I wait until the last minute, stress out… Continue reading City of Craft installation: installation

Summer of Glass · Unclassified

Penland: The school of crafts!

I really should spell craft, Kraft. The K is used in the German spelling and means power. Kraft = Power. And indeed it does at Penland. I had fully intended to share my experience as a day by day blog but was fully and completely taken over by the Penland experience as a work-study scholarship… Continue reading Penland: The school of crafts!