Cookie Cutter House Project Summary

I began the Cookie Cutter House Project early in 2018.  Though I have long been obsessed with the image of houses and buildings in my work, the act of relocating added another aspect to my thoughts on the topic of housing and community.  I started to make paintings and artist books on the topic.  IContinue reading “Cookie Cutter House Project Summary”

The Local Landscape

When I moved to the south, I left behind what is known as Trash Can Snowstorms.  Now some of you reading this know exactly what I am talking about but for those of you who do not, an explanation is needed. A trash can snowstorm is when you shovel out your car and then reserveContinue reading “The Local Landscape”

Installation Art

Probably the first thing I should do here is describe Installation Art for readers who may have heard the term (or maybe not) but never quite knew what it was.  Installation art is a themed exhibition that takes up an entire space, is temporary, and generally is not marketable unless an institution purchases the wholeContinue reading “Installation Art”

The Origins of the Cookie Cutter House Project ~ Part 2

My work process started to include a variety of papers, many of which I made or altered by painting or printmaking techniques.  I have tried a number of different surfaces but paper remains my favorite to this day.  The satisfaction of making paper and altering the surfaces of manufactured paper resulted in my including otherContinue reading “The Origins of the Cookie Cutter House Project ~ Part 2”

The Origins of the Cookie Cutter House Project ~ Part 1

Houses and buildings have long been represented in my artwork.  I believe that even though certain imagery may remain in an artist’s work, the meaning of those images can change over time.