Thursday, June 17, 2021

what is essential is invisible to the eye


It is necessary to be uncompromising.  You have to be, otherwise it’s crap you do.  I don’t want to. I don’t need to.  

Robert Frank 

Sunday, June 6, 2021

walking away, swaying

 artistic experience folded into the textile like dough

Working on the reverse side of endless horizons, using shape as much as line, using space as a place to enter.  

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

whole body

 you are a sea of light

open your eyes.  see yourself.  

Nayyirah Waheed

Monday, May 10, 2021

softer is stronger


And so I just made it.  I thought “I just want to see what it looks like.”  And somebody asked me, “what does this mean?”  And you know— I can’t quite say.    Kiki Smith

Friday, April 30, 2021

in the middle of the world

 She carries us , swaddled to her breast, into a world that awaits our arrival.  

Walter Mosley wrote this about Toni Morrison 

Sunday, April 25, 2021

for the inner layer

 The majority of contemporary female artists in Canada have a very strong “sense of touch” in their work.  

Mayo Graham.  National Gallery of Canada 1975