One week to go until the Woodstock, Vermont Art & Wine Festival…some of these newest pieces will be with me there. Read more
It was a great Memorial Day Weekend at the Paradise City Arts Festival in Northampton, MA! My first trip to this show, Read more
My new project for the summer – wall tiles! Read more
The milkweed is blooming and it’s (finally) stopped raining – time for our monarch butterflies to return. Read more
The earliest dragonflies have returned to Vermont, and with them a new dragonfly design. Read more
A new twist on a previous theme – mums! A new design from the early spring of 2013 – mums revisited. Read more
Another great holiday show! I exhibited at the Women’s Festival of Crafts at City Hall in Burlington, November 24 and 25. Read more
It was a great show – I took my pottery and nuno felt scarves to the Vermont Hand Crafters’ annual Craft Vermont holiday show at the Sheraton Conference Center in Burlington. Read more
A new theme for late summer in Vermont – dragonflies! They’re everywhere, inspiring a series of plates, platters, tiles and bowls.
Or maybe they’re trivets. In any case, I was asked to make some bathroom tiles this summer and it started me on a flurry of tile making. They’ve been mounted on walls, propped up on shelves, and it also turns out that they make fabulous trivets.
I’ve gone exotic in the late summer – peacocks! Read more
It’s been hot and dry…so I’m thinking of water. Read more
It’s summer, and they’re back on Vermont’s lakes and rivers – herons! Read more
A late winter project – monumental vases! I spent the early months of 2012 making vases as large as the kiln would allow – a fun way to pass the coldest months.
The giant vase of grasses was followed this winter by the more giant vase of chickadees and owl – my attempt to capture an interaction witnessed in my own backyard between a napping barred owl and a daring flock of chickadees.
A vase of grasses – the first of the monumental vases I made in early 2012. Read more
5 inch plate
Following up on my recent chickadee theme – the tufted titmouse! A small group of titmice keep our chickadees company, so I had to carve some titmouse plates as well. Read more
13 inch platter
They’re everywhere around my house and in the woods – and absolutely the cheeriest of winter companions. So, this week…it’s chickadees! Read more
This vase was hand-built in the shape of two overlapping cranes standing in a bed of tall grasses. It was sold before I measured it (oops!), but stood approximately 18 inches tall. The vase did have a name, however – a dear friend christened it “Tut Tut”. Read more
“Clyde” is a crane, and my biggest vase of 2011 – he stands just over 23 inches tall. Read more