Category Archives: Michigan Art

How long does it take to finish a sculpture

Sometimes art evolves quickly This piece was formed from a slab of clay in the studio in February 2016. May 19, 2016  the piece is finished and ready to be entered for juried exhibition. The process to complete this piece was much … Continue reading

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From Berlin to Metro Detroit Artists Collaborate

“Zusammenarbeit” Collaborative exhibit opened at River’s Edge Gallery in Wyandotte March 20, 2015. It will remain on view until April 17, 2015. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm, Friday 11:00 to 8:00 pm and Saturday … Continue reading

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Art, Inspiration and Everyday…

Inspiration can come from unexpected places. Sometimes you need to go looking for it; a museum, a class, a walk in the woods or a vacation. Everyday interactions can also stir creative tangents. I never thought adopting a puppy would … Continue reading

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Lessons; Casting in Detroit

Four days last week I was fortunate to participate in an iron casting workshop by Carbon Arts at 555 Gallery in Detroit. The week was wrought with challenges and memories. The backdrop was my childhood neighborhood. 555 Gallery operates in the … Continue reading

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The Crisis in Ukraine has brought three women and the Ann Arbor Arts Community Together

The Crisis in Ukraine has brought three women together with two common bonds, compassion for Ukraine and a passion for art. Irina Bondarenko, Irene Mokra and myself have been working together to organize an art sale to benefit individuals injured … Continue reading

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Detroit; Tale of Two Cities

When I think about Detroit it is difficult for me to separate my past from its’ future. Growing up in the ethnically diverse Southwest Detroit, I had a childhood filled with adventure, danger and wild imagination. The neighborhood school playground … Continue reading

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