This summer I'll be teaching as part of the 21 Secrets Summer Studio: Capturing Moments online course as well as two in-person classes at Artistry in Bloomington, MN (Introduction to Art Journaling and Creating Calm Through Collage). I'm so excited for all of these classes because each one gives me a chance to showcase different… Continue reading Registrations for summer classes are closing soon!
I’m very excited to share that I am a participant in the Tiny Book Collaboration, a project by artist Hope Fitzgerald. Every month or so, she sends out about 20 books to artists around the world who have requested them through either her Instagram account: @hopefitzgerald_art or the account for the project: @tinybookcollaboration. The only… Continue reading Tiny Book Collaboration
I'm so excited to share that I'll be a teacher in the 21 Secrets Capturing Moments Summer Studio this August! My class will focus on slowing down to take time to capture the small moments that we overlook every day and how some of these moments can come to have the deepest meaning in our… Continue reading I’m a teacher at 21 Secrets Summer Studio!
I'm excited to share that I'll be a vendor at the Richfield Fall Boutique & Market this Saturday, October 27th from 9:00am - 2:00pm. The event will feature local artisans, crafters and farmers market vendors and will also include family-friendly activities and live music. You can also purchase raffle tickets for your chance to win one… Continue reading Richfield Fall Boutique & Market – Saturday, October 27th
I make art every day. Somedays it’s a quick 5-minute collage. Other days I’ll have an hour to work on a single piece or a few at a time. But at some point every day, I schedule time to do something creative. I credit this habit to the monthly challenges I started in January of… Continue reading 30 Days of Found Object Art
Earlier this year I began teaching a monthly Creative Journaling class at Junket: Tossed & Found, an antique and resale store in Minneapolis, MN. Junket not only offers an amazing selection of vintage and second-hand items, but also promotes creative thinking in how we reuse and repurpose materials by offering a wide variety of classes… Continue reading Join me for Creative Journaling at Junket: Tossed & Found
I’m very excited to announce that my Etsy store is officially open for business! I am slowly working on getting it fully stocked, but I do have a variety of my Found Object Creativity Kits available for purchase. Each kit contains: A Found Object Creativity Kit Guidebook – a 14-page book that explains how to… Continue reading Opening Day!
I’m excited to share that I will be the guest speaker on Monday, July 17th at the monthly meeting for the Visual Journaling Collective at the Minnesota Center for Books Arts. I’ll be sharing my story about The Found Art Walk, my passion for using found objects in my work and my current project: The… Continue reading Join me Monday at the Minnesota Center for Books Arts!
Hello again! It has been a long time since I’ve written here. If you’ve been following along on Instagram, then you know I’ve been busy during my time away. I found that it was easier to complete work and post it there than it was to compose and format a blog post here. And with… Continue reading Lost & Found
Color plays a huge role in everything I do. It influences my art, what I wear, magazine and book covers I’m drawn to and how I decorate my house. I have my go-to palette – those colors I absolutely adore and can’t stop using. But sometimes we need to shake things up and break out… Continue reading Weekly Color Palette Inspiration