Category Archives: seattle

Moving indoors

Well, what can I say? This summer in Seattle, brilliant sunny day after day after day, often left me recalling summer in my hometown in SoCal–get your outdoor work done early, chill in the shade later on.  Life in the … Continue reading

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OMG: bees. (my fab studio life continues)

I gave my studio a name about three years ago: Rancho Bee Haven.  We were consciously growing bee friendly gardens and of course, our early attempts at veggie cultivation, so: the name. But behind that, I longed to be a … Continue reading

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my fab studio life: busy bee!

So, really, bees are astonishingly busy.  Short lives, just six weeks, packed with construction, cleaning, tending, disinfecting, processing, yadda yadda.  Life in the hive. They only actually do the thing we see, flowers and foraging, in the last few days … Continue reading

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Reception that blew my mind

Why did it blow my mind? After all, it was a cold, rainy First Thursday, the sort of chilly gray that doesn’t get people heading downtown in droves. But the turn-out was pretty healthy anyway, and here’s what made the … Continue reading

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First Thursday Holy Cow.

I’m all about the Tashiro Kaplan building this coming First Thursday…and I’m thinking a lot of other people will be too. First, there’s the annual 30 Day Art Challenge, which seemed like it had about a zillion artists involved when … Continue reading

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Bound to be: sketchbook workshop in August

Betsy Barnum and I will be offering a new workshop in August, here at the BeeHaven Studio in West Seattle.  Last time we bound a single sketchbook–to skepticism and wonder–and delight with the finished project. This time we’ll be offering … Continue reading

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A 25 foot accordian book, a story without words, a different perspective of Home.

I’m working on an installation that will show at Shift Collaborative Studio in Seattle through the month of July–a 25 foot accordion book, a story without words, a different perspective of Home. Here are a few sneak previews:

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9th annual Mayor’s Arts Awards: Pratt Fine Arts wins!

City of Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs Vincent E. Kitch, Director Michael McGinn, Mayor June 8, 2011 Dear Cass Nevada, Thank you for nominating Pratt Fine Art Center for the 9th annual Mayor’s Arts Awards. We were very … Continue reading

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