Category: Oregon

Magical Radical Art Camp!

A Three-Day Summer Camp for Makers + Creatives in Portland, Oregon August 6-8, 2016 Evoking the spirit of summers when there were long stretches of uninterrupted time to play, make, create, and explore. When playing outside was the best way to learn.     Three long summer days to just use your hands. Rose petal pulp, the edge of a feather,… Read more →

Tree Songs + Other Stories: New Work at Albina Press

For the month of March, I have a show called Tree Songs + Other Stories at Albina Press on Hawthorne in Southeast Portland. Created entirely in 2016 after several months of climbing Mount Tabor nearly every day during a period of intense interpersonal unraveling, these works reflect the passage of time and renewal of love found in communion with the… Read more →

Beloved Festival DreamCatcher Double GIVEAWAY

Last year I went to Beloved Festival and it pretty much blew my mind. Small, intimate, yet expansive. The weird balances out the hippie and the smallness balances out the abundance of experiences. There’s a tent surrounded by three foot tall crystals which seemed to be built just for the introverts (THANK YOU). I had the great fortune to hang… Read more →

Beloved.

Beloved Festival. It was my first time. I was able to attend this year because I was invited to install some dreamcatchers on the Sufi Path.  I camped with Flora Bowley and Lynzee Lynx — you’ll see the live painting photos below. I had been to Bread & Puppet several times in Glover, Vermont. The vibe was similar, yet dramatically… Read more →

Everything is amazing.

Fall is my favorite. It was my mother’s favorite, too. In Vermont, there was a riot of color, sometimes only for a week or so, before trees went skeletal and winter set in for 6 or 7 months. So it was a bitter sweet time, and here in Oregon, it just seems to go on and on. It’s…amazing. I had… Read more →

Oregon Coast

In August Dan and I went on a little camping trip to the Oregon Coast at Fort Stevens State Park. We happened upon a Civil War reenactment (uhh, ok) and went to Astoria. It was a real hoot. Shortly thereafter it got really hot one more time and we finally got to visit Sauvie’s Island.       Read more →