my quiet rage…

I don’t know what to do with my rage. The reality of our country is sinking in. I had been in a state of shock for weeks after the election.  I was in denial for months–I was in denial until the inauguration.  Normally, I can use art to express the everything that builds up in…

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naked carly art local goodness

When my husband and I first moved to Grand Forks, I forced myself out of my comfort zone, and applied to any community art event/exhibition for which my work was suitable.  I donated several pieces to charity auctions.  I was also elated to take part in Grand Fork’s annual The Art of Giving charity art…

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making a house a home V

This isn’t a post about renovation or redecorating our rental home.  This is simply my favorite room in our house.  Once my studio is set up, I finally feel at home.  However, it is a rare moment when I am able capture an image of this room–clean.  My husband has proposed the theory, on more…

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guest post: artist’s way weeks one through three

Several of my friends and acquaintances are also currently working through The Artist’s Way.  One of those is my friend, Katherine Jore (who also wrote the guest blog about creating art with children). I wanted to use this as an opportunity to also share their experiences and perspectives.  I know the Artist’s Way has been…

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365 good days: #313

Back in my studio working on some art  journaling–it makes my heart happy.

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lajes now: episode #99

I had the joy of being interviewed for Lajes Now almost a year ago about my work as an artist.  Earlier this year, we filmed an interview about my Seven Social Sins exhibition at the Angra Museum.  Due to many interesting local activities, and several more time-sensitive projects, it understandably took the video producer a…

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