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When A Collage Prompts A Story

March 09, 2017 - Recently I posted this collage in a creative group I belong to on FB I wrote that my collages tell stories. That they a...
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PhotoLush 2017 Delivers Authentic Message

February 27, 2017 - I signed up for the photographers conference PhotoLush 2017 in a very spontaneous moment. I signed up because it was loc...
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Collages For Sale At Dog & Pony Gallery In Peoria

February 15, 2017 - Darn stoked to announce that quite a few of my original journal collaged pages are now for sale at The Dog And Pony Gall...
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Collage Artist Displays At Social Fabric In Bellingham

February 15, 2017 - Through a referral I was guided to this lovely boutique/gallery and making place called Social Fabric. Renee, owner of...
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Full Circle

February 01, 2017 - Over the weekend I completed my gratitude packages for the Go Fund Me monies that were gifted to me. If you recall a 30...
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2016 A Very Good Year

January 25, 2017 - It was a very good year. That 2016. A triumphant year actually. Much to overcome. Yet, in it's artistic glory, a very ca...
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Collage A Calendar In 13 Days

December 06, 2016 - Collage A Calendar In 13 Days An Online Workshop taught by Karen Hanrahan WITH TAROT INSIGHT FROM SARA GALACTICA As the...
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New Skills

December 04, 2016 - recently a woman told me i needed to learn a new skill. she said i already had an artistic aesthetic and that all i need...
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Holiday Vintage Reindeer At The Bureau

December 01, 2016 - One of the things I have just loved about my affiliation with The Bureau Of Historical Investigation this past year has...
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Defining Moments

November 27, 2016 - There are moments in our life when we know we've defined something. It might be something good. Or it might be something...
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Winter Is Blue

November 09, 2016 - Spent some time today submitting art for a winter juried exhibit at the Jansen Art Center. I had some decisions to make...
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My Country Studio

October 16, 2016 - I am not fond of my current phone camera. It's SO bad I stopped using it completely. My last two phones had really great...
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Whatcom County Library System Hosts Creative Subconscious Collage Workshops

September 27, 2016 - It was a very successful gathering for my workshop this past Saturday at the Everson Library. T hank you very much What...
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Fall Exhibit Jansen Art Center

September 21, 2016 - Very excited to announce that several of my art works were chosen to participate in the upcoming Fall exhibit at Jansen...
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The Sunflower Series

September 10, 2016 - Sunflowers! Something about them calls to me each and every autumn. Here is my current sunflower series. Photographed...
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The 900 Series

September 04, 2016 - Hello Autumn. I thought I'd release another collage series before getting my thinking cap on about marketing for the ho...
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Guest Blog Post :: What We Don't Know

July 27, 2016 - I was invited to author a guest post for The Bureau's Blog. The timing was rather synchronistic. What I had to say felt...
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The Loose Pages Series

June 26, 2016 - a small collection of collages were created separate from my journal. i am releasing a few of these pieces. they are k...
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The Lost Art Project Is A Success!

June 15, 2016 - It is with great joy that I share how remarkable it felt to pool together all the thoughtful and just beautifully collag...
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Press Release :: The Lost Art Project

May 25, 2016 - My dear friend Ruth Cobb wrote this press release for me. I should never author press releases. I use way too many excla...
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My Neighbor Brings Me Eggs

May 11, 2016 - my new neighbor showed up wearing knee high rubber boots toting just laid eggs in a purple knit cap. i was beside myself...
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Announcing :: The 500 Series - Originals Only.

April 28, 2016 - In the spirit of a pre-mom's day sale coming up this saturday at The Bureau. I decided to launch an originals only rele...
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Update :: LOST ART PROJECT

April 20, 2016 - I am preparing for an artist of the month window display. TWO windows actually. Two windows featuring ME and MY creati...
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Creative Subconscious Collage Workshop

April 05, 2016 - The Creative Subconscious Collage Workshop is a process. Trusting the workshop process includes allowing facilitation an...
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The Shearing Of Sheep

April 03, 2016 - The neighbors had a sister/brother team come out to shear a few sheep. I enjoyed photographing a process I have never s...
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Discounted Collages And Next Art Walk

March 31, 2016 - Featured for this month's Art Walk Spotlight is none other than Downtown Bellingham's darling of a boutique business The...
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Ready For The Next Art Walk

February 27, 2016 - The B Side Series (prints only) are now up and on display - ready for the next Downtown Bellingham Art Walk!
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Next Collage Workshop :: Practicing Self Love

February 17, 2016 - What a splendid happening this turned out to be. More workshops are now scheduled. Follow up groups are beginning to sus...
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And Then There Is The B Side Series

January 27, 2016 - when Sara - owner of The Bureau Of Historical Investigation, and I curated the collage pieces that were to be part of Th...
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Announcing :: The 200 Series

January 23, 2016 - It is with great pride and delight that I announce my very first print series. The 200 Series. Behold! These select jo...
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Curated

January 20, 2016 - I am very happy to share that from February through July, I will be selling (SELLING!!) original collages and prints fro...
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Acclimating

January 06, 2016 - Since moving to Washington I have described my arrival as feeling like a stranger in a strange land. Many factors contri...
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The Emma's Are Feminomenal

December 19, 2015 - Two HS AP Language and Composition "Emma's", posted a call for art and scored from women of the community over 20 pieces...
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SOLD!

September 02, 2015 - It is with great enthusiasm and pride that I share that a piece I recently exhibited has SOLD. I wrote about the man wh...
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NEW Camera Challenge

July 22, 2015 - I officially declare july NEW CAMERA MONTH my LUMIX, ever so generously gifted to me this past oct was collecting dust.
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Artist Reception A Success!

November 12, 2014 - My artwork was selected for the very first time to hang at a Chicago gallery. How cool is that? This past Saturday was...
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Artists Include Karen Hanrahan

October 27, 2014 - Don't know about you, but i REALLY like seeing my name in print. Started when i got my first phone in the late 70's. Ye...
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Behold :: A Year Of Collage

October 01, 2014 - Behold:: A Year Of Collage. On my birthday last year I decided to begin a journal of collages. One year later, again on...
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Artist Residencies Complete :: Four Seasons

August 13, 2014 - July found me back at The Milkweed Mercantile At Dancing Rabbit Eco-Village for my final of four artist residencies. I a...
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Image Wins Local Contest

June 11, 2014 - In recent weeks I submitted five photographs into a local photography contest. Small contest - over 50 entries, about 10...
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Things I've Learned As An Artist In Residence

May 14, 2014 - The goal of an artist residency is to drench ones self in their creativity. A few years ago I didn't even know what an a...
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Artist Residency :: Revisited

February 17, 2014 - In January I had the remarkable opportunity to repeat my artist residency. My hosts Alline and Kurt of Milkweed Mercanti...
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I Was Awarded An Artist Residency!

September 25, 2013 - in just three short weeks I will spend 10 days deeply immersed in my artistic expression. Photography. Oh my gosh. M y a...
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The Artistic and Subconscious Expression Of Collage

September 18, 2013 - Today a local gal hosted another one of my collage workshops. The collaboration was a meeting of the minds of sorts, pre...
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The Tale Of The Tail Of A Mermaid

February 06, 2013 - I had the thrill of capturing a woman as she was having color added to her tattoo. The mermaid's tail, an original drawi...
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Wordless Wednesday :: Abstract

May 23, 2012 - Wordless Wednesday - where images speak. more speaking here and, of course here.
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Photography = a never ending opportunity to capture visual celebrations. 

 

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