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My ART Is MY Life Story

Meditative truthful lifelong digital art expressing self & earth love.

I am an Oregon artist. I connected with the arts early in life learning dance. As a youth and teenager, I danced, and I immersed myself in movies. I was also captivated by still black and white images. From early childhood I was in love with visual experience, movies, and magazines.

In dance I learned the pleasure of moving through time and space to music. Throughout childhood and as a young adult I learned multiple dance forms and performed. I found it comfortable to use dance and visual images as a language to understand the world.

My first memory of creating with my hands is shaping a soap sculpture in grade school. I recall the feel of the ivory soap as I sculpted the form. I liked the thrill of making something tactual from an everyday household object. In the 70’s …

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Meditative truthful lifelong digital art expressing self & earth love.

Easily Make Deckle Edged Art Work Paper

Creating hard copy art is a tactile pleasure. I like to use my hands and fingers experiencing physical contact with the art and my art tools, witnessing transformation. I have always enjoyed the feeling of using my fingers to handle, mark,...

Learn to Make Teabag Art Paper

I am a life long artist. I am an art with a mission. My mission includes learning and creating with diverse art materials. You can see this diversity over my 50 years making art. Examples include, cyanotype, transfer...

Spring Forever Submission to MOCA Lights Festival, Patchogue

"Forever Spring" is a video created over time. She started as an image originally produced for the "Portrait of a Woman" project. Follow the link to see the project in three categories. What a project that is now been progressing for seven year project starting in...

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Spiritually rich, unique, digital, photographic, imagery and stories.