….Simple. Soft. White. Tenderness.Read More
Ok. That's maybe a little extreme. But not many things put fear in an artist's heart like being told "you need an artist statement."
Want some insight as to why I do what I do?Read More
Budgets are a bitch, aren't they?
Out of these that I've curated, I can only pick five images. A unique art crawl that I'll be participating in….Read More
Just because they aren't new to me doesn't mean they aren't new to you! I was sorting through my archives with the theme of "leaves" in mind, with the goal to share what I found.Read More
Words and sketches are photographic ideas waiting to happen.
In the end, I did find this extremely helpful to me to get my ideas down first. …Creating "...the wall...Innocent child. A small flower bud….A powerful, sometimes evil personality. A spider mum. Florist suggests even painting the mum a dark color. ..Idea of a silhouette…Read More
…most artists, and by "most" I'm talking specifically about me right now, are fascinated by more than one genre of their work. I absolutely love photographing flowers. But a lot of other subject matter catches my eye, too. (Rusty things, old buildings, or creating something really abstract.) It comes down the fact that I just frickin' love photographing lots of things! Except bugs. I don't like photographing bugs.Read More
I wanted to share the project videos in one place, and share the survey information I collected during the main exhibit for What Mental Illness Feels Like—Images & Stories. One of the goals of the exhibit was to increase understanding of mental illness, and this project has done that! If you love charts and graphs, I’ve got a couple bar graphs for you showing how empathy and understanding increased among people seeing my exhibit! — Watch for my final thoughts on this project coming soon! (A hint, this project isn't over yet.)Read More
Do you ever feel like you're in between places? I don't mean on a map……
My Motivation - You know when you have to do something? Even though you can't change the past, maybe you can effect the future, even a small way?Read More
Essentia Health in Aurora, Minnesota is having a mental health evening at the Aurora Community Center on Wednesday June 20th from 5-7pm!Read More