Alamance Artisans Guild Art Extravaganza!!!

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Blog, News | Comments Off on Alamance Artisans Guild Art Extravaganza!!!

On Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15, 2017, 25 artists will gather at the Vailtree Event & Conference Center in Mebane, NC for the first annual Alamance Artisans Art Extravaganza. I’ll be there with my jewelry, featuring new earring designs and bracelets. The times each day are: October 14:  10AM-5PM October 15:  noon – 5 PM Location: Vailtree Event & Conference Center 1567 Bakatsias Lane Haw River, NC 27258, USA Website: www.vailtree.com There will be a preview exhibition featuring work by the participating artists at Adamance Arts, located at the Captain White...

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The Arts Business Institute!

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on The Arts Business Institute!

    WOW, The Arts Business Institute published an Artist Profile about me today!   Here are descriptions of the mission and faculty of the ABI, from their website: Since 1994, The Arts Business Institute has provided thousands of successful studio artists with a structured curriculum developed by top creative entrepreneurs, top selling artists, gallery owners and marketing experts. We even offer personalized consulting services to help you apply what you have learned to your own business. The Arts Business Institute  faculty is composed of nationally known artists, gallery owners,...

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Keeping Up Appearances – Behind the Scenes

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Keeping Up Appearances – Behind the Scenes

    My sculpture, Keeping Up Appearances, is now in Houston for the national conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.  The theme of this year’s conference is Earth and Energy. Fellow artist and curator, Cindy Billingsley is setting up our exhibit, entitled (in keeping with the theme) Dynamic Narratives.  Cindy has gathered an amazing group of artists from all over the country, including Hawaii, to show in this exhibit.  She has worked tirelessly for a year, maybe more.  I am thrilled and honored to be included in this group. A couple of images...

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Soul Mates

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Soul Mates

Way back in the summer of 2009, I created a piece, entitled Body Guard, that was inspired by a photo that I found on the Internet.  I was working on a series of sculptures of people and their companion animals. In the photo is a girl, Phoebe Zickefoose, holding the family’s much beloved dog, Chet Baker.  The photo was taken before then, since I think Phoebe was 11 at the time and is all grown up now. Chet continues to be the apple of everyone’s eye, and rightly so.   Phoebe and Chet After receiving permission from Phoebe’s mom, Julie (an amazing artist, writer,...

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Houston, We Have an Exhibit

Posted by on Mar 12, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Houston, We Have an Exhibit

  My latest piece, entitled, “Keeping Up Appearances,” addresses societal pressures and expectations.  It has been in my mind for AGES.  The opportunity to make it real outside of my head came when fellow artist Cindy Billingsley invited me to join an amazing group of artists to show at the national conference of NCECA.  That’s National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts and this year it is in Houston, Texas from March 20-23.  Our exhibit is called “Dynamic Narratives.” Photographer Jason Dowdle did a brilliant job of finding just the right angle to...

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Arts Access: Arts for All

Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Arts Access: Arts for All

  On March 9, I attended a fantastic all-day workshop in Cary, NC on developing arts programs that provide access to people with all levels of ability. Here is the official description: “Arts for All: Including School-Age Children with Disabilities in Arts Education.” Arts Access, Inc. is pleased to present a one day workshop led by Jaehn Clare on strategies for including children of all abilities in arts education activities. Jaehn is currently employed with the Woodruff Arts Center, as a Professional Learning Drama Teaching Artist and a Georgia Wolf Trap Teaching Artist. She works...

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