Category Archives: Polymer

Titles for New Work

Most of my new work has names that I easily associate with the piece.  For example, every time I show someone the photo on the left, they say it reminds them of octupuses so I called it “Octopi” – one … Continue reading

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Terra Nova Catalog

My brain is still spinning from the opening of the Racine Art Museum’s Terra Nova: Polymer Art at the Crossroads exhibit and from the weekend symposium. I’ll need at least a month to process all the images, ideas, conversations, challenges and inspirations. The … Continue reading

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Why So Much Red?

Red dresses made the news last night at the Emmy’s.  My husband says that they must have all called (texted?) each other to ask “What are you wearing.”  I’d like to think of it as a switch from the stereotype … Continue reading

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Polymer in Ornament

The latest issue of Ornament magazine has a wonderful article on the history of polymer clay as an artists’ medium.  One of the most beautiful magazines on the stands, Ornament features articles on the art and craft of personal adornment. Most … Continue reading

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Smashing Color Studio

For the last 14 years, ever since we moved back to Portland, my artist studio was in the basement. There is not much in the way of natural light down there and every now and then in our rainy season … Continue reading

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