How Making Art Taught Me to Love My Body

The way an artist looks at a model is unlike the way we look at one another in any other context. There is no judgment for the way a model compares with glossy magazine images or how they measure up to cultural beauty standards.

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The Tiny Tools of the Trade

Tools are an extension of our own hands, but we always begin with what we already have. In this post I introduce you to my favorite tiny tools!

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A Story About Drawing

It was Tuesday Night Drawing group. If it weren’t so sacrilegious to say, it was our church. We never missed a Tuesday, even during that terrible snow storm last year. I walked the mile into town to draw.

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A Tale of Two Aprons

put on my kitchen apron. My aprons keep my clothes cleaner, certainly, but they are important for managing that mental shift I make everyday from working artist to working mother.

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Trade Your DoomScrolling for a Book

I’ve been plugging my phone in earlier in the evening and spending that time reading. It’s amazing how many pages I’ve been able to read! T

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On Walking

I had been feeling panicked about not getting enough work done or paying enough attention to this thing or that, but I have been giving my mind and body exactly what it has needed- a reset.

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How a simple reframing can help your life feel less chaotic

I cannot keep a schedule, but I can keep a rhythm.

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Big Ideas

eard that it was said that there is nothing new under the sun, but I am telling you that each unique fingerprint on each unique hand on each unique human being is here, arranged in this way with particular stories to tell, with a nuance that brings new meaning to our collective stories.

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Save the Date

Don’t miss the debut of the larger-than-life bronze statue of fashion designer Claire McCardell!

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