Dispatch: The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | One Comment
Dispatch: The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops

We had a great time teaching our workshop The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops, held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. This week long course covered woodcarving and printing on fabric, basic machine sewing techniques, crochet, and related! To see a summary of the course and some materials provided to students, check out […]

Student Work: Sketchbook Boot Camp

Posted on Jul 1, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | One Comment
Student Work: Sketchbook Boot Camp

We had a great time teaching at Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts for two weeks in June! This is our third year teaching workshops at Governor’s School, which takes place at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN for four weeks in June each summer. We were also visiting artists four years ago as […]

Flocking to the Pump: New Mini Drawings

Posted on Sep 20, 2013 in art | No Comments
Flocking to the Pump: New Mini Drawings

Since January, I’ve been working on a new series of works called Flocking to the Pump. You can see the main works in the series in this earlier post, All of This Happened, More or Less. Four of them are currently on display in the 17th Annual No Dead Artists Juried Exhibition at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New […]

Recent Collaborations: Working on Working Together

Posted on Sep 18, 2013 in art | 4 Comments
Recent Collaborations: Working on Working Together

It’s been a long time since I have contributed to this blog aside from snarky comments for Hannah as she diligently keeps up with posting. Hannah says that’s OK because I’m busy ’cause I have a job; I say that’s me being lazy and handing the reigns over to my social media director (her). I’m […]

Recent Portrait Commissions: From Sketch to Completion

Posted on Sep 10, 2013 in art | 4 Comments
Recent Portrait Commissions: From Sketch to Completion

Well, folks, I’m still in immigration limbo. I’m supposed to be teaching over in the U.A.E. already, but there is some kind of hold up. I don’t know what. I’m still waiting to hear, as are my colleagues over there. So far as I know, I’m still going. I just don’t know when. In the […]

My First Zine: “Dear Google, What is the Cutest Puppy Ever?” And Other Drawings

Posted on Sep 8, 2013 in art, books | 3 Comments
My First Zine: “Dear Google, What is the Cutest Puppy Ever?” And Other Drawings

What do you do when you’re feeling sad and/or bored? Google search for cute animal pictures, of course! Inspired in part by stumbling across Kristyna Baczynski’s work,  those illustrators I was swooning over a few days ago, and the long stream of graphic novels I continue to check out from our public library’s fairly decent collection, […]

Why Don’t You Draw A Picture? It’ll Last Longer! And Other Retorts in Part XIII of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Aug 30, 2013 in art | One Comment
Why Don’t You Draw A Picture? It’ll Last Longer! And Other Retorts in Part XIII of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

This is a rather small update on my Facebook Profile Picture Drawing Project. I just made another post in the series the day before yesterday, and this is what I have finished since then (+ a few started in on the next page that isn’t completed yet.) This post also contains yet another image that, […]

Delayed Departure and a Tardy Part XII of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Aug 28, 2013 in art, life, online, rants | 2 Comments

I’ve been busily working on our Etsy shop these past couple of weeks. Blake has started back to school (as of Monday.) And I’m still waiting on clearance from the immigration department so that I can pick a departure date, purchase my plane tickets, and finish packing my bags for the United Arab Emirates. I […]

Part XI of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Aug 14, 2013 in art, online | 2 Comments

It’s been over a month! I can hardly believe it. We traveled to Chicago & Detroit and Colorado & Iowa, then I heard my good news that I’m moving to the United Arab Emirates to teach for a year, then we’ve been traveling some more! We visited some of my family and friends in Georgia […]

Stuffed Camel: The Turducken of the Middle East! And Other Reasons Why I’m Moving Overseas

Posted on Jul 15, 2013 in art, teaching, travel | 10 Comments

So, I never thought I’d be saying this, but I’m moving to the Middle East in a month! I never even thought I would live in Northern Ohio, much less halfway across the world. But I’m excited! I’ve just accepted a full time teaching position at the University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. I’ll […]