YES! I MAKE PORCELAIN PICKLING CROCKS! go to Mirador Community Store to find them in Portland. I am so sorry my website is broken. For the holidays, the last of my work from the Tin Man is available at Eutectic Gallery. I will be out of the country. read the winter newsletter at the TinMansHands.org website. cheers!
I was evicted! and this website is broken too: read the story here on the TinMansHands.org blog. We had to tear down the kiln, and I moved the studio to the country. I have mixed emotions about being separated from my kiln, but marvelously happy about my new location.
Game on! The lovely people who help fire my kiln and I have teamed up on a new website called the Tin Man's Hands which features profiles of devoted members and their voices in our cooperative publicity campain. We will all tell the evolving story about our enjoyment of our process around this kiln, and our experiences in a life of creating both objects and liminal experiences. Please go explore the evidence of work we’ve done, Read more
It’s the last day of my temporary teaching gig at Pacific University. My students come find me in the borrowed office for seven minutes each to show me their final piece and share feedback. It’s been excellent, a challenge, enriching for all. At the close of the day, Terry O’Day tells me the latest progress that has stemmed from her tenacity, and at my request, goes through her library sharing titles for my future education. I want to tell you about this woman: she is so rad. She’s the woman for whom I’m filling in at Pacific U this term. She and he
After such a busy winter and sunny spring, I dare hope for an amazing summer. I will be exhibiting work at the Seattle Erotic Arts Festival in mid-June, and will have a booth at the Bellevue Arts Fair in late July (#I-06). Hosted by the Bellevue Art Museum with its focus on craft, the fair is of long-standing excellent repute in the NW and promises to be a relatively lucrative one for me. I am psyched to have been accepted. Relieved too, since the juries of other regional hi-mid-quality fairs did not esteem my work enough to include me in their selections.