Stick art studio

Here is my fortuitous chicken coop studio. It is out in the rolling hills above the Yuba River in Grass Valley. Cows are my only neighbors. Plenty of space to store sticks and whatever else to do with my work with natural materials. I took my mother in law and wife...

Top Interior Designer Jamie Bush

Had a chance recently do do a natural materials wall sculpture for well known interior designer Jamie Bush for a Tahoe project in Martis Camp. Many sketches and ideas were passed back and forth. And as I live 1 hour from Tahoe I thought this is perfect! Turns out the...

New Magazine Cover Aspire Design and Home

New Magazine Cover Aspire Design and Home Here is an article and magazine cover of a lighting collaboration with Cheng Designs and architect Fu Tung Cheng. As sometimes happens the magazine forgets to credit the artist, me in this case. C’est la vie! This...

Failure as a way to feel myself

Failure as a way to feel myself Here is what I have been feeling in regards to my art and life in general. I want to succeed. Failure doesn’t feel good although I am involved with it daily. To let in and feel failure and success helps me feel myself more fully....
Staying in the Game

Staying in the Game

Staying in the Game Doing stick art is challenging if you haven’t already picked up on that from previous posts. Opportunities often come up for exhibiting my art on consignment. This was one such time. A friend and fellow artist Carole that I met at Spirit...

Holding the Line in doing Stick Art

Holding the Line in doing Stick Art Being a stick artist is challenging although I don’t think I would do anything else given the chance. Holding the Line pretty much sums up the artist life. Great ones are able to stay with it and keep expanding even though...