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Work headed to SOFA Chicago Art Fair

I am working with the Tom Ross Gallery in Santa Fe to show my work at SOFA Chicago. Here are some of the  pieces that I will be bringing to the fair.   i

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Sevus the Antique Pull Toy

  From roughing out the shape to the finished horse. this piece will be heading to the chautauqua center in new york for a show called “into the west.”sevus the antique pull toymixed media/found objects48″ x 48″ x 17″2014

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INTERNET & STUDIO SALE

from Wednesday, May 21st through Wednesday, May 28th A Selection of Eleven “Creatures of Curiosity” For the first time in studio history, and for one week only, a unique collection will be made available both in-studio and on-line. Collectors of my work, or anyone seeking to own one of my pieces, may choose from among […]

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Blue Footed Frog

The blue footed frog (Dendrobates azureus) breeds seasonally, usually during February or March when it is rainy. To find mates the males sit on a rock and produce quiet calls, which the females follow to track down the males. The females then physically fight over a male. The male takes the female to a quiet […]

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Work for Donations

These two pieces are heading for donations, the walrus is traveling to Sitka Alaska and the Sheldon Jackson Museum Art Auction and fundraiser in January. The river otter is headed to the Artist Emergency Art Auction at The Yares Space in Santa Fe on December 15th.

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Walrus

Just finished this piece, Kennicottii, reclaimed material, 12″ x 7″ x 7″. The wire whiskers just about killed me!

Wall Installation

I just got this picture of the installation I created at SOFA Chicago. 6 wasps against a drawing of a nest.

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Walrus Head

I just got back from a successful art fair in Chicago and now working on a walrus head. I am going to give this piece to the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka, Alaska, for their auction in January.

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When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there? ― Thích Nhất Hạnh

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Yellow Jackets & Wasps

Just finished-three more wasps & yellow jackets. Yes…wasps. My earlier posting referred to them as bees-incorrect. Bees can be cute, rolly-polly, fuzzy flying insects. My wasps are not cute or fuzzy, they are long, thin and have an attitude-just like the real thing.