It was a busy Spring!

I made new beaded pieces for my show at Alaska House Art Gallery for May. Lots of new wearable art neck pieces! Show is held over for the month of June.  I beaded a crop of new earrings and a few new necklaces for The Bear Gallery.  I beaded lots of new art and earringsContinue reading “It was a busy Spring!”

More Bead Art

Gift Shop Artist of the Month.  August 2018 I will have my bead art for sale in the Bear Gallery Gift Shop this month.  Stop in and say “hello.”  I will be there for First Friday   August 3rd   5 – 7 pm .  Every Wednesday 12-4 pm .  The show is up all month andContinue reading “More Bead Art”

64th Parallel

First Friday at the 31st Annual 64th Parallel Exibition The guest juror this year was Jovencio de la Paz.  He gave a very interesting lecture Monday night, after a long day in the Bear Gallery. Fairbanks area artist submitted over 200 entries.  I think we wowed him Fairbanks! I don’t know how he narrowed itContinue reading “64th Parallel”

Stocking up for winter, beader style.

Shipwreck Beads had a great sale. This means I am almost ready for winter beading. I know I will buy more beads before our long Alaskan winter is over but, this is a good start. The 64th Parallel Exhibition is this month.  It is going to be juried by Jovencio de la Paz.  I heardContinue reading “Stocking up for winter, beader style.”

First Friday

What a great evening. We attended the Interior Artisans 30th Annual Juried Show at the Bear Gallery tonight. The guest juror was Don Decker, google him. He has a very impressive art style. I had four pieces entered and accepted! Thrills, right? It got better. I had 2 pieces get Honorable Mention Awards. I wasContinue reading “First Friday”

Patterns of Influence

My piece made it into the juried show. I was so glad to be included. This was a fun piece to do, adding the pearls and porcupine quills made it more my style! I have a few more ideas using salmon skin and beads… Here are a few pictures I took on a slow dayContinue reading “Patterns of Influence”

Salmon Vessel

This is a new piece. It is made of salmon skin, fox fur and porcupine quills. Trimmed with freshwater pearls and seed beads. I submitted it for entry into “Patterns of Influence” a juried art show. I found out today that it has been accepted !  I will have to wait until Friday evening toContinue reading “Salmon Vessel”

December Show

The wonderful folks at Fairbanks Arts have asked me to be the Gift Shop Artist for December! Stop by for the First Friday Reception, the Bear Gallery is hosting Alaska Photographic Center’s Rarefied Light 2015. Beautiful photography. Dec. 4th, 5-7pm. My work will be in the gift shop all month.       I alsoContinue reading “December Show”

Charlie’s Party for the Arts

We had a great evening at the “Party”. It was a fund raiser for  Fairbanks Arts . 25 artists were asked to make art using a donated paint brush. This evening all of the artwork was auctioned. I was very worried that nobody would bid on mine. Things were going great, lots of people, goodContinue reading “Charlie’s Party for the Arts”

Busy Beader

Wow !  This has been a busy few weeks. I have had the honor of being a Guest Artist , selected as 1 of 64 artists in a juried show and asked to do a fun charity art event. A huge thanks to Dianne Renee’ Shilling for having me as the Guest Artist in herContinue reading “Busy Beader”

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