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Thursday, October 20, 2011


i have been on some junking trips lately.  and i have found some good fodder.  some of these things were real bargains, and some i had to pay the price for cool.  the good news is that i am honing in on some ideas for a new series of boxes.  i think (duh) they are going to involve drawers somehow.  i don't know if i will do a box within a box, or just let the drawer be the box on its own.

some great news today.  i went to the curtis arts and humanities center in greenwood village with teresa.  we met with the gallery director there about a show.  turns out that teresa and i will have a dual show in may.  the center was originally a one-room school house back in the day.  there are two rooms on the main floor of the building.  teresa will have one room, and i will have another.  i will be showing assemblage, teresa pottery.  how exciting!!

it's a bit overwhelming, really.  so much to think about.  i know the time will fly, and the next thing i know, it will be may.  so i better start getting the ideas rolling.  and assembled!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011


i saw this list today on facebook, it was posted by the jealous curator, one of my favorite blogs.  it was originally created as part of the artist's survival kit, by keri smith.  click here to a link to the blog post in which it was included.  the idea was that you could print out the kit, and use it when you were ready to quit the whole art thing.  i know some of you may find this a bit negative, but for me, it truly resonates.  a sense of humor is also nice to add while reading!!


Friday, October 7, 2011

pagosa springs sun article!


check out the article from the pagosa SUN newspaper!  yours truly was the featured artist!  

here's the link:

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

sk3tchbook invitational

we received our announcements for the upcoming show!  if you happen to be in the denver area, please mark you calendars for the event!  we promise there will be some great art, food, and fun!

you can click on the images to see a larger size!

front of announcement

back of announcement

Sunday, October 2, 2011

trek to pagosa springs

entrance to the show!

denise coffee, marti bledsoe, kathleen isberg, sandy applegate

family photo series

marti bledsoe

gail hershey

we made trek to pagosa springs for the reception to the INK invitational.  it was a great trip.  we saw some terrific art, and met some great people!  great thanks to denise and michael coffee for the wonderful show!!  they worked really hard to put together a fabulous collection of prints.

on the way home, we also got to see some spectacular fall colors, and some awesome colorado scenes.  they are below for your viewing pleasure!

aspens in wolf creek pass

south fork

la veta pass

on the ground as we walked the dog at la veta pass
what a great weekend!! 

 thank you pat and sylvia for accompanying us to the show!