I have been working in enamel for about 30 years and was the member of The Enamelists Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center for 24 years. I currently enjoy living in Takoma. In the past I have had shows about the use of recycled items.
Working in glass, there is always an element of surprise when you open the kiln. Even if a piece doesn’t turn out the way I planned, I am fascinated by how the colors blend or react with each other and how the glass melts, slumps or drops at different temperatures. My glass pieces are often inspired by nature, stories or
I’m a Takoma Artery artist and frequently visits various favorite shops and restaurants in Takoma Park. I mostly paint with acrylics and gouache favoring a vibrant palette with heavily saturated contrasting hues that aim to ‘pop.’ I sometimes integrate mixed media – paper, or wood pieces, on wood. Although wood boards are a favorite surface, I sometimes use, as my
I have been an artist all my life. I have lived in Takoma Park for 32 years and was the first Exhibitions Director for the Community Center art galleries. I was president of Takoma Artists Guild for many years. I started a nonprofit called Art For The People and held classes and organized public art projects. These Community Projects include
I am a woodturner who has lived in Takoma Park for over 30 years. Almost all of my raw material is from dead trees coming down in TP or neighboring communities. Many of my pieces are utilitarian and I try to reveal the natural beauty of the wood. Other pieces are purely decorative and are embellished with pyrocarving and application