Events and Classes

Classes

WorkshopsI offer a variety of mosaic workshops, from beginner level to advanced.  I work with children and adults.  I’ve taught at summer camps, private homes, and art centers, including Seattle Mosaic Arts, The Hoffman Center (Manzanita, OR), Sequoia Gallery and Teaching Studio (Hillsboro, OR), the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology (Lincoln City, OR) and …
Art/mosaic program for teens in SheltonWe are just beginning the 4th year of the Choice Mosaic Program , a weekly drop-in class at Choice High School in Shelton, WA.  This began as an outreach program for homeless teens and my position was funded by a grant from the McKinney-Vento Act.  The program has been very successful, so the school has …

 

Events

Group Exhibition: Chiaroscuro; casting shadows in mosaic“CHIAROSCURO: CASTING SHADOWS IN MOSAIC” GROUP MOSAIC SHOW Presented by: Lincoln City Cultural Center 540 NE Highway 101 Lincoln City, Oregon 97367 Friday, December 08, 2017  through Monday, January 08 The ancient art of mosaic is enjoying a renaissance in the world today. Artists are using traditional tools and materials and combining them with other materials and …
2017 Schedule of Events2017 Schedule 5/13 – Block Party at Choice High School, 807 Pine St., Shelton, WA.  We’ll be making mosaic hearts for a large mural in Shelton celebrating Diversity. 3/4– Art of Living at The Murano in Tacoma, WA (fundraising event for The Evergreen State College scholarship fund.) 4/22 & 23- Olympia Arts Walk: Mosaic at …

 

What’s New

Diversity MuralIn 2012, I approached Choice High School hoping to work with students to create a large mural on a blank exterior wall on the school, located in downtown Shelton, WA: We weren’t able to figure out a plan for the mural, but I was offered a job working with students one day each week. Finally, …
New banner design for Olympia, WAI’m very excited that one of my papercut designs has been fabricated as a metal banner for the South Capital Neighborhood in Olympia, WA. The banner is now mounted right on Capital Way, very near the state buildings. I’ve been creating a body of work in papercuts using the Wycinanki technique, and I’m hoping to …
Newest commission: Skatepark Memorial MosaicI installed this mosaic panel on May 31, 2017 at the South Kitsap Skatepark in Port Orchard. I love this project because it is in a public space used by people from all walks of life, yet it is deeply personal. My point person for this mosaic was the wife of the man being memorialized. …