raw: an exhibition of work by MCBA’s Artist Cooperative

Stop in to see the show now up at MCBA! You are also cordially invited to attend the opening reception January 10th, 2019 (also at MCBA). With this show, I’m joining my fellow… Continue reading

Recent (Adventure) Commissions

The work below represents commissions completed in the last six months. I only realized in the last week that they all have elements of a voyage, which is probably why I agreed to… Continue reading

Marbling Redux

Among the many offerings at MCBA (at which fun may always be had), Open Studio Marbling and the Marbling Forum have been two of my recent favorites.  While the Forum involves sharing tips… Continue reading

Parts of a Whole 4

Along with over 70 other artists, I have new work in the Parts of a Whole Show, on display at MCBA’s main gallery until October 29th. Stop by and see the sights; it’s… Continue reading

Book Hardware with Shanna Leino

As part of MCBA’s 2017 Book Art Biennial, select visiting artists taught classes that are not normally offered by MCBA, among them a two day Book Hardware class with artist Shanna Leino. The… Continue reading

Event: Making|Process|Practice Exhibit & Closing Event at MCBA

Some of my work is currently on display at MCBA through April 14th. The books on display- Kirke I and II (formerly the Waltham Watch Book) represent my first foray into gold tooling… Continue reading

Enter Repoussé & Chasing

Last November, and again this January, I was privileged to take an introductory copper repoussé and chasing class at the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center with instructor Brad Buxton. Both sessions were a… Continue reading

Cultivation-A Spectacular Harvest

This summer,  I accepted a commission to create a custom binding around the theme of ‘cultivation’ for a client who wished to honor the marriage of her good friends with the gift of… Continue reading

Excursions in Marbling

After attending a workshop taught by Sally Power last August, I had the privilege of marbling for many blissful hours again at the Minnesota Center for the Book Arts last Saturday. No matter… Continue reading