Discussion with the Artist: “A Voice in Ramah”

Well, I thought I would try out doing a video on my blog. In this video, I talk about the piece, “A Voice in Ramah.” [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/50712791 w=500&h=375]     A Voice in Ramah Half-life size, plaster with faux bronze patina, 2008 $6720.00  Bronze edition available, price on request “A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping…

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You Cannot Succeed Without Failure

It is a mistake to suppose that men [or women] succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done. Samuel Smiles (1812–1904), Scottish author and reformer “You cannot succeed without failure,” or so they say. It is difficult to…

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Making Molds, Part I

I have a troublesome relationship to making molds. I’ve made a few, but I really, really, really don’t like doing it. It’s very technical,  stinky, and messy. It’s a skill that develops over time with much experience, so I feel like a total novice at this. When I lived in Maryland, I relied on the…

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