I experience my art as soul work - it honors our connection to Source and to the Sacred Earth. The forms take shape as incense chalices, memory boxes, offering trays, shrines, animal totems, wrapped vessels, painted bowls, indigenous wedding vessels, treasure boxes, altered vessels, and lighted temples. I believe art has meaning for us, that it can inspire and stimulate us to be more whole and awake. My life as an artist is a precious gift to me. I share it with gratitude.
Feature: Wedding Vessel
What could be a more fitting symbol for a marriage than this?
The belly is our shared life experience. The two spouts - our unique approaches, the naked surface, our new canvas.
In some traditional Indigenous American and Mexican wedding ceremonies the vessel is used in the marriage rite.
Feature: Artist’s Statement
As a gardener I love feeling the earth in my hands, its smells and colors. As an artist I find the clay sensuous and enjoy its earthy texture. When I work with this material, I am reminded that it is the substance from which all life springs - the matrix of creation. My work has a primal quality and is linked to other cultures and times.Read More