Comfort Objects at Camerawork Gallery in Portland

Comfort Objects at Camerawork Gallery in Portland

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in News | One Comment

                                    Happy New Year!!! My first solo exhibition opened this weekend! Comfort Objects is on display at Camerawork Gallery in Portland, Oregon. Join me for the Artist’s Talk! Details are as follows, and the address can be found by […]

Thesis Exhibition 2014 – Photo Center NW

Thesis Exhibition 2014 – Photo Center NW

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in New Work, News, Uncategorized | No Comments

My thesis show ended yesterday. I drove downtown today to take the images down, pack them up and bring them home. The show was the culmination of a year-long focused effort preceded by five years of study. It felt like a wonderful accomplishment. Opening night was a great celebration thanks to the support of family, […]

Selected for Blue Sky Gallery’s 2014 Pacific NW Viewing Drawers

Selected for Blue Sky Gallery’s 2014 Pacific NW Viewing Drawers

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in News | No Comments

A portfolio of 10 images from my Comfort Objects series was selected for Blue Sky Gallery’s Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Portland, Oregon, juried selection 2014! Thanks to Blue Sky and Jurors Michelle Dunn Marsh and Todd Johnson. I am late getting the word out… but the work will be there for a full year […]

Musings: Photo Center NW 18th Annual Photo Exhibition Opens Today

Musings: Photo Center NW 18th Annual Photo Exhibition Opens Today

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in News | No Comments

“Parker with Davis Duck”, part of my Comfort Objects series, was selected for Musings: Photo Center NW’s 18th Annual Photo Competition. The juror was John A. Bennette, collector and curator. I am honored to have one of my images included in this fascinating collection of work from 75 different artists. Click here to see exhibition […]

Metro Bus Shelters

Metro Bus Shelters

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in News | One Comment

In the fall of 2011, I took a class at Photographic Center NW called City Panorama. The purpose of the class was to prepare and submit work to be considered for a public art project sponsored by the school, King County Metro and 4Culture. Photographs selected were then printed on 8′ x 2′ wooden panels […]

Hannah HS Senior Portraits

Hannah HS Senior Portraits

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 in Portraits | No Comments

An extremely busy fall headed straight into a hectic holiday season, and now I have to catch up. I had a wonderful high school senior portrait session this fall with our absolutely fabulous babysitter. Here is a sampling of those images. As I am sure you can see and sense, she’s beautiful inside and out. […]

Spider Web Art

Spider Web Art

Posted by on Oct 26, 2012 in Children's Art | No Comments

A month ago a friend of mine shared the following poem on her blog. Spiderweb by Kay Ryan From other angles the fibers look fragile, but not from the spider’s, always hauling coarse ropes, hitching lines to the best posts possible. It’s heavy work everyplace, fighting sag, winching up give. It isn’t ever delicate to […]

Literacy Through Photography Workshop

Literacy Through Photography Workshop

Posted by on Sep 16, 2012 in Children's Art, Inspiration, New Work | 4 Comments

  This self portrait was taken after an intense experience this summer that caused me to reflect on photography’s influence in my life.  I re-engaged with photography in 2008 and had no idea where it would take me.  Initially I viewed it as a tool for documenting families, events, etc.  I have come to view […]

Children’s Art

Children’s Art

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Children's Art, Family, Inspiration | One Comment

One of my greatest creative influences is children’s art.  As one might expect, my own children’s art is particularly influential.  Although I find all children’s art inspiring.  I have been debating for weeks about how to share this in my blog.  Then one day last week both of my daughters created pieces I found so […]

More Eyes

More Eyes

Posted by on Jul 27, 2012 in New Work | No Comments

June and nearly all of July have disappeared into a flurry of end of the school year events, dance recitals, the beginning of swim team season and all of its practices and meets, and one fabulous trip away for the entire family. Every summer I have visions of relaxing lazy days and getting a lot […]