3 layered lectern frontal. Fabric screen printed and stenciled. Work engages and excites me when I explore new techniques but also when I use established process and pattern in a fresh way. A recent commission created a deep satisfaction through stewardship of materials, time, and relationship. My fingers repeated decades old take apart skills I … Continue reading Time for Amendment of Life
An unexpected aspect of online worship is the opportunity to have a close up view of altar and pulpit furnishings. My pew partner Joan recently wrote me, asking that I expound on the woven cross she saw closely on Zoom Easter worship. I created this white frontal for our congregation, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in … Continue reading Woven Cross
Traveling in Spirals: 40 Days of Lent
Wilderness time. Imperfect squares. Unfinished edges. Stitched together with variegated thread. Repeated shapes. Repeated patterns. Creating discipline through practice.
A Year of Listening: Week 17
An authentic life is the most personal form of worship. Everyday life has become my prayer. -- Sarah Ban Breathnach
Art to Touch
What is good art? Let me rephrase that: what is effectual art? I am filled with joy when one of my works evokes touch. Of course, I am filled with horror if the viewer is reaching out with hands that have just touched chocolate. I had lunch with a friend last week at The Village at Orchard … Continue reading Art to Touch