As a contemporary sculptural artist I've been exploring the traditional art of weaving with plant fibers since 1985. I gather materials respectfully, recycling bark off of trees that are being cut down, pruning selectively to encourage the growth and health of plants, and replanting at every opportunity. I enjoy sharing the lessons I've learned from my generous teachers.
Being a hands-on, low-tech type person, I will do my best to make weekly (or at least monthly) posts. I like writing about the making process, worthwhile community projects, and sharing practical ideas of what the seasons have to offer those who are longing to live creatively within the rhythms of the natural world.
I’m taking baby-steps to learn how to use this web-site. I hope you’ll be patient and check back now and again. Early spring is upon us here in the Pacific Northwest. The tiniest hazelnut blooms are appearing as their beautiful catkins dangle prominently below the blossoms. I know it’s cool and moist here, and can […]Read More