The Virtual Left Bank StudioI've sold the "bank" building in Gilbert and am excited to go virtual with The Left Bank Studio and continue to create and make things! Please let me know what you are doing and we will update my goings-on here each week.
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I participated in liturgical dance as part of this year’s Call to Action Conference, fun stuff. Albuquerque was amazing, it was a great time to be there. St. Thomas of Canterbury Episcopal Church has some videos of the dancing posted … Continue reading
Groups like Achieving Maximum Potential (AMP) and the Franciscans have been working to spread awareness of the problem of human trafficking. Starting with a retreat in Dubuque, I’ve been helping others paint quilt squares with empowering phrases to be sewn … Continue reading
When a storm came through on Saturday of the Iowa Arts Festival and blew over my tent, breaking the frame, many wonderful people helped me move the artwork from my booth to safety and take down the sides and top … Continue reading
Last Thursday the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center had an open house to celebrate its 35th year in operation, and this article in the Cedar Rapids Gazette gives you a sense of why The Center is so popular in the … Continue reading
Instead of a regular Christmas tree, this is my slumped-acrylic nativity scene with St. Francis on the left. I’ve been using the walker while I wait for a bit of surgery, and was trying to get in the Christmas spirit … Continue reading
I’m pleased to have my paintings accompany poetry and prose from a variety of writers in the Fall 2015 issue of Prairie Wolf Press Review, an online anthology. “Prairie Wolf Press Review values the density of language, the impact of … Continue reading
A friend introduced me to the Gold Violin catalog and I ordered these support stockings. Whenever I wear the patterned pair, people are fascinated with my “tattoos”! I like this painless method of getting ink.
This spring the Senior Center graciously gave us dirt and plants to create the “Write Garden.” Tomatoes, green peppers, red peppers, kale, brocoli, dill, mint and basil grew in a nearby park — until someone started using our peppers to … Continue reading
Earlier this month I got back from a Franciscan Pilgrimage to Assisi, Italy, and one of my hotels was around the corner from this street. We did a great deal of walking to historic sites in the area. Originally built … Continue reading