Artist Residencies · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

End of 2015

The end is upon us! 🙂 This past turn around the sun has been a good one- full of newness and travel, developing new work and exploring new materials. Meeting new people! STILL finishing up Backer perks/gifts! The more admittedly ‘difficult’ ones being the upper end sculptural/wearable pieces. While I had a vision towards what… Continue reading End of 2015

Exhibitions/Installations · Unclassified

Motherload

Phew! These past months have been mad crazy trying to complete all of the costumes, hold workshops and classes, pay rent and bills… Fortunately I’ve had supplies like glass, beads, leather, fabric, and yarn kicking around the studio for YEaRS! Honestly though, to whomever is out there actually reading this, the primary concern now is:… Continue reading Motherload

nanopod-courses+workshops · Unclassified

Glass Casting Workshop!

Glass Casting! Personally, I really dig working with wax, sculpting and forming whether it’s additive or subtractive – I dig it! Add to that working with Gaffer casting crystal and viola! Beauty. January was the first Ars Vitraria Experimentalis {glass casting} workshop at nanopod studio. The students made gorgeous work! [above is Kris’ Femme Liquide]… Continue reading Glass Casting Workshop!

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Fall nano-news

Yay!! It’s officially Fall. I LOVE the Fall. Sweater weather, scarf weather and, BOOT weather!! 🙂 And, it’s almost October which means Halloween, Thanksgivings and, Holiday madness (& possibly some Mayan prophecies). This year I am not participating in the QWAC or City of Craft however, nanopod will be celebrating Dia de Los Muertos October… Continue reading Fall nano-news

Exhibitions/Installations · Inspiration/Musings

Jökulsarlón platform #1. Glass couture v

This afternoon I pulled number 1, the left shoe/platform out of it’s mold. Totally worried that the crystals didn’t form… Slowly, as I held my breath (wearing a respirator ;)), I gently removed the mold material from the crystal. Finally, the platform emerged!! Jökulsarlón {glacial lagoon} platform (left foot) #1, made for Laura Puska Original… Continue reading Jökulsarlón platform #1. Glass couture v